I’ve always felt a strange parallel to Rachel Cullen’s journey with exercise, despite never having met. Her first book, ‘Running for my Life’, is a moving and utterly candid account of how running transformed Rachel from unfit and riddled with anxiety and self-loathing, to a marathon-running warrior. You can read my review here. My mental… Read More ‘A Midife Cyclist’, a review
If there was ever a day to try a new parkrun, this wasn’t it. But if you’re going to get up early and battle through Storm Dennis with 459 other runners, it certainly helps if you do it somewhere as beautiful as Wollaton Park. Today was the 2nd meeting of the newest parkrun in Nottingham,… Read More Wollaton Hall Parkrun
For a long time, even the word yoga made me roll my eyes. I’m not exactly sure why I had such a negative reaction to it. I guess I really did not believe that doing an impression of a tree in a church hall was in any way comparable to my speed session. I did give it… Read More Should Runners do Yoga?