El Chorro is a small village located near Malaga (Andalusia) in southern Spain. It is an incredibly popular rock climbing destination, surrounded by cliffs and located next to Desfiladero de los Gaitanes (“Gorge of the Gaitanes”). The location is a climbing mecca as clear by the number of vans, campers, and colourful trousers making their […]Read More El Chorro For Runners
So, you have signed yourself up for your big event and are now starting to rack up the miles. Being able to go further isn’t always about pushing the miles though. It’s about conditioning your body and building your strengths to stave off injury and get your body to race day feeling fresh and […]Read More Running Stronger and Longer – 5 Quick Tips
Hills…I’m sure even mentioning the word fills many of you with dread. I too was once like you, dreading the incline ahead, but hills don’t have to be bad. They are now my favourite part of running! It is both an inspiring and intimidating pursuit. Your muscles scream as you push up the hill and that […]Read More Angels and Demons – How To Conquer Hills!
Happy New Year you crazy bunch! What an awesome year eh? I feel like it has flown by in a flash! 2017 has been an amazing year of travel, adventure, community and progression. All in… A pretty good year! I’m sitting here on stormy Easdale today and thought I would share some of my favourite […]Read More Between Mountains- 2017
A runner’s guide to hitting the trails! What is trail running…? Trail running is different things to everybody, but ask any seasoned mud runner what trail running means to them and they will tell you that trail running is freedom. It is simplicity. It’s about exploring the world around us as we move through it […]Read More A Love-Live-Run Guide To Trail Running!
Who? I popped in to town on my day off to have a look around the Lululemon shop in Glasgow after hearing about its great visual merchandising. When I got chatting to the lovely ladies in the store I was offered a spot to attend one of their social events and the girls “fit me” […]Read More Lululemon – Functional and Fashionable!
When it comes to nutrition, what suits me can be tricky. Over the longer distances gels just won’t cut it; I need some solid food to feel human, but it is always hard to find something that I can eat while on the move and that doesn’t sit too heavy. Anyone who has tried to […]Read More Go Against The Grain – The Primal Pantry Nutrition Review