Fitness

Race Recap: Rayleigh 10k

How many bloody hills are there in Hockley & Rayleigh? Too many! This Sunday I took part in the first Rayleigh 10k race put on by our local Rotary Club. I was rather excited to be racing for the first time since returning from injury and seeing as it was local my other half had …

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Fitness

Brick Workouts Make You Feel AWESOME!

They may leave you drained, sweaty and contemplating never doing a triathlon but BRICK workouts in the long run make you feel awesome! First off, let me explain what a BRICK workout is. A brick workout refers to the stacking of two disciplines during the same workout, one after the other with minimal to no …

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Fitness Lifestyle

Putting My Best Foot Forward

Six weeks since making my decision to pull out of the London Marathon following professional advice I am finally starting to introduce running back into my fitness routine with a new goal in mind –  I will run a sub two hour half-marathon in 2017, ideally in my home town, 11 weeks from now. My marathon dreams …

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Fitness Updates

Thorpe Park Half Marathon & Training Update

After skipping training and avoiding anything more than 10k (6 miles) since my last half marathon I was starting to get into the “running rut”. I knew if I didn’t train I wouldn’t be able to run London in 50 days without causing some sort of lasting damage to my body, but I just couldn’t …

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Advice Lifestyle

I’ve Finally Found My Purpose

When I was younger everyone used to ask me “Emily, what do you want to be when you grow up?” and of course (like everyone at that age) every time I gave a different answer because I never really knew what I wanted do for a living. Since becoming and adult (I use that term …

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Advice Lifestyle Relationships

23 Lessons I Have Learnt

I haven’t written or had the urge to write anything on my blog for quite some time. I have been going through a rough patch recently so I took a step back to re-evaluate everything. I still have some more work to do, however after taking some much needed time off and celebrating my 23rd …

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Fitness

#20SomethingRuns: Marathon Update #6

I have Glandular Fever. Wednesday after work I headed to my GP as I was suffering from another episode of Tonsillitis (shocker) and walked out with instructions to rest as much as possible because my blood test results made it clear that I was suffering from more than just Tonsillitis, I had developed Glandular Fever. …

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Advice

Camera Gadgets Actually Worth Purchasing!

Imagine me as a Magpie and the Camera Shop as a Jewellers. I never walk out empty-handed. However, most of the things I have bought spontaneously haven’t been worth it and I only end up using 10% of them. With a ring light currently on my Amazon wish list I decided to declutter my camera collection …

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Lifestyle

Tips For Decorating When You Have Fuck All Time Spare

I love DIY and decorating but seem to never actually have time to get down and dirty with all of my other commitments. When I finished decorating my house in Summer after having 3 days off, I moved my attention onto Lloyd and Emily’s flat like an addict needing to find their next fix (Lloyd doesn’t …

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