Why I run by Jill Jordan

This is a guest post by Jill from Proper Fud  I run to keep active.  I run for my sanity.  I run to ease the guilt of my indulged sweet tooth.  I run from the endless questions posed by a 3 year old.  I could do other things, but I choose to run.  I wanted to run for...

Why I run: Emma Reynolds, 27

When did you start running? Last year, the day after St. Patrick’s Day to be precise! How often do you run, and how far?  Four times a week. At the moment 5k but I am building towards 8k in 2 weeks’ time, then 10k in a month. What is it that you like about...

My Road to Running

This is a guest post by Siun Dunne Have you ever heard of passive running? If not, allow me to explain. Even though running has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember, it’s been a passive constant, my mother has been running for over 20 years. She ran,...

Ten tips for Safe Running

Tie your shoelaces well – if your shoelaces come undone while running and you stumble over them you are quite likely to fall on your face – ouch. Tie them well and check before you set off! Be seen – If you are running in the dark make sure you wear some type of...

5 Tips for Beginners

This is an article I wrote for Woman’s Way recently  1. Start slow To make it more pleasant for yourself and to reduce your risk of injuries, start with run/walk method, go slowly and don’t run more than 3 times a week with rest days in between. Don’t...

How to look good while running: make up

This is a guest post by the beauty loving gym bunny Sinead who is one half of the very popular beauty blog Viva Adonis   Exercising can be hard at the best of times. It hurts, it’s graceless, it can be downright embarrassing. I don’t usually recommend...