Top tips for your first London (or any) marathon

It is the New Year! Time to recover from the festive season and try and stick to your resolutions. IF you last year, in a fit of excitement (or stupidness), signed up for your first ever London Marathon it also means, gulp, training has (or should of ?) started. We know – April 22nd seems a long way away, but …

A week of workouts in Dubai!

So it’s that time of year where holidays are on our minds, and while relaxing and resting is of course part of the deal, it’s also a great time to keep up with fitness and perhaps try new things. I spent a week in Dubai recently while visiting friends and took the time to join my host at some of …

Load your tendons – they like it.

Tendons are great, they connect muscle to bone and allow us to produce unbelievable force and attenuate weights of up to 8-10 times our own body weight. It’s pretty difficult to rupture a tendon but if you step on that football pitch, squash court or pogo up and down at a One Direction gig – without any recent exposure to …

Run London – Regent’s Park Hill Sprints

Regent’s Park Hill Sprints I love this run for the view across London it provides at the top of Primrose Hill. Starting at Baker St, you run to the out circle of Regent’s park, follow this north along the outside of the park. Once you hit the chariots of fire style running track (you won’t miss it, there are always …