Diet Culture in the Health and Fitness Industry

Having recently received yet another targeted ad inviting me to take part in an 'eight week summer fat blast challenge', I wanted to share my thoughts on why I will always say “no thanks” to diet culture. Diet culture is all around us. It’s plastered over social media, at the gym, on food packaging, in... Continue Reading →

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International Women’s Day 2019

Every year there is the same inevitable and rather tiresome backlash that takes place around International Women’s Day, and this year was no different… “Why should I celebrate International Women’s Day when there’s no International Men’s Day?!” Firstly, there is an International Men’s Day, taking place annually on 19th November. The purpose of this day... Continue Reading →

My Top Three Podcasts of 2018

In the listening versus reading debate, I am far more partial to the latter - thus finding a podcast that truly engages me can be quite a task. That being said, there are so many fantastic podcasts out there. Here are three of the best, in no particular order (that’s a lie as number one... Continue Reading →

Am I a “loud woman?”

A couple of weeks ago I read an article* about "loud women" (whatever that means) and immediately felt compelled to write about it. Whilst I wouldn’t necessarily class myself as a "loud woman’" and obviously this is a ridiculous phrase, there were many aspects of this article that resonated with me and I wanted to... Continue Reading →

Running While Female

I have SO MUCH to say on this topic (even more so than usual), therefore I’m going to publish 2 separate posts on a later date which will explore the following: Cross Country (in line with recent discussions around gender inequality in XC running) Running in a group This post will focus solely on my... Continue Reading →

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