A New Year

It’s that time of year when I reflect on what has happened and plan forward for what is to come. I’ve started doing this in a more structured fashion over the last couple of years and found it helpful in terms of where I want to be from a zoomed out perspective. This then informs … Continue reading A New Year

Breathing Mechanics

I was invited to give a presentation on breathing mechanics to the coach forum that I belong to (The Scholar Program run by Steve Magness & John Marcus). The program itself has been an invaluable resource for me, especially as a relatively new coach in need of support, direction and guidance. So being asked to … Continue reading Breathing Mechanics

New York Marathon fly-by

Following on from the flybys I found for Berlin, London & Chicago I’ve found one today for New York (still a couple of weeks away). New York was the first marathon that I ran. The energy and atmosphere was phenomenal. Re-watching the video I’ve remembered the bridge coming back into Manhatten at around 15-16miles. The … Continue reading New York Marathon fly-by

Breathing as we run

I’ve been enjoying my running a lot more over the last few weeks – partly as I’ve relaxed a little and also I’ve been fortunate with aches, pains, niggles and injuries (long may this continue). I’ve been able to run in more organised races – the Big Half, the first half of the London marathon … Continue reading Breathing as we run


I love the mountains – so decided for my 50th birthday to come to Snowdonia with Jen. We’ve been really lucky with the weather – initially the forecast for today (Sunday) was very high winds and lots of rain. Thankfully that hasn’t materialised. I knew yesterday was going to be good so planned to do … Continue reading Mountains