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My new SOAS kit and a long run

New Team SOAS kit

I was so excited to receive my new SOAS kit… especially as the parcel contained a handwritten note from Steph (owner and founder of SOAS Racing). I had completely forgotten about the extras that I added to my order this year. I’m so glad I got the puffa jacket, even Read more…


How do I get fit?

How do I get fit? Ab curls

These days I work long hours and it’s really hard for me to get out of the house in the evening, so how do I get fit? Well, I have a range of workouts that I do at home. I’ve blogged before about using a turbo trainer and doing yoga, Read more…


Getting back on track for Reading Half Marathon and testing GearBunch leggings

Tamsyn wearing Gear Bunch leggings whilst running

It was really nice to be back running at Southampton parkrun. I’m feeling stiff, tired and unfit, so I decided to do my best to enjoy my run. I know my fitness will come back when I get into a more regular programme of exercise. About 500m in, I caught Read more…


Chariots of fire – my review of the Thule Chariot Lite

Tamsyn on her bike with the Thule Chariot Cross as a bike trailer

.It’s coming up to 1 year since Baby M was born and so I’m planning my return to work. In the past, I loved my daily cycle commute. It’s not a long ride, but it’s just long enough for me to feel like I’ve had some exercise and fresh air Read more…


Zoot suit

Selfie of Tamsyn in Zoot tri suit

When I was younger, Millets was synonymous with camping, however, their range of products has significantly expanded in recent years and Millet Sports now sell a great range of kit for running and triathlon. I’ve recently been investigating the triathlon clothing range sold by Millets. They stock a range of Read more…


A review of SportArt Compression products

Sport Art compression socks

I’ve been trying out a range of exciting new products recently, including three items from SportART: Compress socks Calf guards Insoles Who is SportART? A pair of Ironman triathletes set up SportART. It is a relatively new company. The first product they developed was insoles. The triathletes came up with Read more…


Work less, run more

Seasons Trail box

… 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!) How does Season’s Trail work? It’s a similar model Read more…


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!) The good news is that I’m getting back to running after Read more…


Back on the team…

Team SOAS Ambassador 2017 badge

Training with a baby isn’t easy and I’m having to rethink what is possible. I can’t train with many teams right now, but Team SOAS will always have a special place in my heart. I haven’t swum since I gave birth as I’m no longer a member of my University Read more…


Choosing a bike, parkrunning and some exciting post

Giant TCX SLR 1 2016

Following the theft of our bikes in August, we’ve been busy improving our home’s security (along with 1001 other home improvements). So far we have installed a burglar alarm changed locks added additional locks fitted secure lock points We’re moving in the direction of being able to get new bikes, Read more…