Review: Garmin Forerunner 235 running watch

I was recently asked to pick my top three pieces of running gear that I regularly use on my runs. It’s safe to say that my Garmin Forerunner 235 running watch made the top three.  And it seems I’m not alone. A decent running watch is a must have for a lot of runners nowadays who increasingly want to leverage technology to help them on their runs.  One of the...

A Christmas gift guide for runners

It’s that time of year again – the festive season is upon us! If you have someone in your life who loves to run, or is thinking about taking up running, then this Christmas gift guide for runners has got you covered! Depending on your budget, there are a lot of choices when it comes to running gear and equipment – from running shoes and GPS watches to stocking fillers...

The best running leggings for women

It took me a good few years to find the some of the best running leggings for women. The key factor for me when buying my running leggings back then was style and comfort. I bought a few pairs that started to fall down after only a few weeks. I don’t know if this was due to the quality of the leggings or the fact that I had lost a...

The best running backpack for women

I’m on a mission to find the best running backpack for women, because when you find a well fitting and comfortable running backpack it’s really something to shout about. Well, it is in my book! Finding a backpack that fits well on your back as a woman is actually quite hard! A lot of backpacks nowadays are made for a man’s back. They’re too long and big to make running...

6 of the best running for beginners apps

There are lots of running for beginners apps on the market now that help you track your run, monitor your distance and pace and provide some motivation. When you first get started as a runner, you don’t need to fork out on expensive running apps or sports watches. Simply download one of the following apps on your Apple or Android phone. and set off for your run. Best for a...

What are compression tights and why you should be wearing them

Running miles and miles can be tough on your body. Chances are you will feel sore the next day. There are things you can do to make your recovery a little easier – warm up, cool down, eat the right food, drink lots of water, use a foam roller a few days after your run. Another tip that I recently discovered is wearing compression tights. I’ve bought a range of...

A Christmas gift guide for runners

It’s that time of year again – the festive season is upon us! Here is your go to Christmas gift guide for runners. If you have someone in your life who loves to run, or is thinking about taking up running, then this Christmas gift guide has got you covered. Depending on your budget, there are a lot of choices when it comes to running gear and equipment – from...