Cardiff Half Marathon 2015

14 weeks of training comes down to this moment. The elite start line of the Cardiff Half Marathon 2015. The day before Rosemary Terribile and I got in the car from our homes in North Devon to make our way to Cardiff for this race that we had both been training hard for. Rosemary at…

ASICS Gel Indicate

It’s review time and this month I have a box load of Asics products up for testing that have kindly been sent to me by @ASICSeurope exclusively available from @Intersport_UK. Let’s kick off with the Asics Gel Indicate. The Trainer Product: Asics Gel Indicate  Unique Technology: Guidance Line. Fluid Ride midsole. Dynamic Duomax cushioning. Selling Points: Reduced Upper-Stitching. Comfort and Improved Support.  …

ON Cloudrunner : Review

Welcome to the review of the ON Cloudrunner ‘support’ trainer! Never heard of them? You’re not alone because neither had I until my great friend and competitive runner, Rosemary Terribile had bumped into me during a run sporting these new eye catching trainers that had the most interesting soles. That day she was wearing the ON Cloudracer ‘speed’…

Track Sets & Set Backs

“Joey, are you back to full training again?” I would love to be able to respond and say “Yup! All fine & fully recovered.” Unfortunately recovering from Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy isn’t as simple as that. I wish it was. 2015 started off well. I did my first run in January after not being able to…

Nutrition | Lets Talk : Smoothies

Type in ‘smoothie recipes’ into Google and you will get five and a half million results. There is so much we don’t know when it comes to smoothies, yet millions of keep-fitters and athletes are throwing fruit into their blenders pre and post activity on the basis that “It’s all fruit, it must be good…

HokaOneOne | Challenger ATR Trail Trainer

This month I’m talking about maximalist running trainers and now the HokaOneOne Challenger ATR – Trail Trainer is up for review. From the get-go I can tell you I’ve had a lot of fun with this trail trainer. When HokaOneOne sent me down the parcel of goodies to try out I was happy to see included…

HokaOneOne | Conquest 2

  Hello runners! This week I am reviewing the road trainer from HokaOneOne. If you’re reading this in the UK you will most likely not have heard of HokaOneOne. In brief, they are a maximalist running shoe brand that has taken the United States by storm and are now the USA’s biggest selling new running shoe. They are…