Couch to 5k Support

There are dozens of Couch to 5k apps, which will encourage you to get out and do your runs. I thoroughly recommend the NHS app, which has helped thousands of runners reach their 5k goal.

If you’ve tried that, left the app untouched on your phone for 6 months or just feel a bit intimidated by it, why not have some specialist support from me? I know what it’s like to be a beginner runner and have the experience to help you reach your goals (read more).

I offer different levels of support, depending on your needs:

Weekly run together

As BRONZE + 2 reminder messages to do the other runs during the week

As SILVER + strength/stretch recordings for you to do at home

As GOLD + support via phone/text/email during the week

Interested? Contact me to find out more.

Running Heroes

Distance running is a strange sport: at the sharp end, the elites race each other to see who’s the best; the rest of us are left racing ourselves and chasing PBs. I often joke about it, but the variables involved in running training are countless and all have an effect on how our bodies react…

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What does your warm-up look like?

I probably ask this question more than any other… It’s not my favourite question, but the response can be quite telling. Anyone who has ever worked with a running coach or fitness instructor will be familiar with the structure of the session: warm-up; main activity; cool-down; stretching. The duration of each section will vary depending…

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Practice makes…

… permanent. Poor practice is just as good as perfect practice when it comes to training the brain. If you’ve ever seen a physio for your running niggles or an injury, they’ll nag and nag to get you to do the exercises correctly. By moving precisely, the brain makes links to the ‘correct’ physical movements,…

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