Category: Product review

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…

Cycling and parkrunning

Boats in Hayle harbour

It’s been such a hectic long weekend. We’ve been out cycling with my mum, tried some new Muc-Off products, been to Penrose parkrun and generally had a lovely time in Cornwall. Borrowing a bike Friday was my mum’s birthday. She’s been working hard at losing weight and getting fitter, so Read more…

Eating healthily and trying MYHK

MYHK pea risotto

I’ve been working hard to eat healthily this year. I’m fortunate enough to be supported by The Athlete’s Palate, but it’s still hard for me. Whilst marathon training, I expected to have an increased appetite (especially as a breastfeeding mum), but I’d forgotten that that hunger sometimes lingers after the 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…

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). Which 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…

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