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Brug review

M on her Brug

I’ve been fortunate enough to test a Kickstarter project recently: Brug by Wunderlife… An innovative bag/rug combo. This is a really interesting product that I think will appeal to a wide range of people. The brug can fold up really small (about the size of a 2-pint carton of milk). Read more…


Work less, run more

… that’s one of the slogans of a new brand on the fitness scene: Season’s Trail. It’s an online running brand that allows you to purchase complete coordinated running outfits (and we all know that I love to wear matching outfits!) It’s a similar model to Fabletics, but has a Read more…


Cold and slow

Chapel at Royal Victoria Country Park

A brief review of my visit to Netley Abbey parkrun to celebrate Big dave’s 250th parkrun


Big round up

Photo of Tamsyn waving © Paul A. Hammond

It feels like ages since I’ve had a chance to blog. Christmas was hectic and baby M takes up an awful lot of time (who knew it was possible to sit doing nothing but watch a baby for hours!) On Christmas Eve, Stuart, M and I were in Cornwall. I Read more…


Fast Fuel – eating for success… and a giveaway

Vegetarian food

Even if you’ve not been following my blog for long, you’ll know that nutrition is important to me. I’ve successfully managed to lose weight by eating a healthy balanced diet. I have only put on 7-8lbs by Week 39 of pregnancy by eating well, so I’m always interested in learning Read more…


What are your favourite goggles?

I’d really hoped to go running with a friend yesterday afternoon, but after a day of rushing around and trying to get my house organised,  I felt quite tired. I still prefer to run than to swim, but I knew that I should go swimming as I haven’t made it Read more…


Are you feeling lucky? Phoenix Fit UK elastic laces review and giveaway

Phoenix fit UK elastic laces in Stuart's shoes

I’ve been lucky enough to have some new laces to try recently. This blog post is my Phoenix Fit UK elastic laces review. They come in a wide range of colours. This pair especially appealed to me as they match my favourite trainers… which match my Team SOAS kit. I Read more…


Have you heard of OOFOs?

Oofos logo

At the beginning of July, I was sent a pair of OOFOS to try out. I’d not heard of them before, but OOFOS are described as ‘footwear recovery specialists’. I was initially sceptical about the product, but after reading that OOFOS recovery footwear was awarded ‘Gear of the Year 2015’ Read more…


Thursday Tri Reads – Triathlon Plus August 2016 issue

My iron levels are currently low and I’m not able to train as much as usual, but that’s not going to stop me from working towards my triathlon goals. Even if I can’t be physically active, I can still keep my mind active and keep learning. This week, I’ve been Read more…


In the Buff…

How to wear a Buff

Although I own a car, I rarely drive it as most of the places that I want to go to are an easy cycle commute from my house. Every day, I cycle to work. Although it’s only a couple of miles, it’s quite a good workout as it is hilly. Read more…