My Latest Blog Posts

From total beginner to half marathon runner…Lil’s story

“Lilian has found athletics challenging. The positive approach that she adopted earlier in the year appears to have eluded her.” So reads the somewhat negative physical education report from my secondary school years. In fact, if you told my younger self that I would... read more

A look back at 2017 and a look forward to 2018

Hello! If you’re reading this and you’ve been part of our 2017 in someway then can we start with a huge thank you?! It’s been a brilliant year at Lean Body Vision, Mudless Bootcamp and The Earlsdon Running Club. Time to reflect with gratitude and... read more

The jump from 10km to Half Marathon….are you ready?

You’ve got 10km in the bag. What’s next? How to move up to a half marathon. Hitting your first 10km is a brilliant achievement. For so many beginner runners we work with, it’s their main goal. It’s a distance they never thought they’d be able to do as a continuous... read more

Is it possible to change your own beliefs?

Guest blog by Beverley Silverwood, EFT, Reiki and Hypnotherapy practitioner How many times a day do you say or think “I’ve changed my mind”? Just consider…  I’ve just got to have that dress/shirt… maybe I’ll take it back. The music of x is... read more

10 top tips for running with hay fever

Ten top tips for running with hay fever Hay fever is a type of allergic reaction caused by pollen in the air. Grass pollen is the most common allergen (May to August), but tree (February to June) and weed (April to September) pollens can also cause allergic... read more

Some of my best friends are bacteria

GUEST BLOG POST BY REBECCA WINTERS A year ago, very few of us had even heard the term microbiome. Even those of us who work in the field of nutrition have recently discovered a whole new area of science that we knew very little about up until 12 months ago. You may... read more

THE biggest tip for weight loss from a personal trainer…

I’m going to share THE biggest tip for weight loss from a personal trainer… I’ve worked in sport and fitness industry for nearly 15 years. The last seven years been heavily focused in the the field of weight loss, both from an exercise and a nutrition point of... read more

Are you an emotional eater? 5 Top tips to deal with it

Emotional eating is a huge topic and if you’re reading this it’s probably because it’s something that’s concerned you before or perhaps you know someone else struggling with it. As this is such an important topic I have written a blog post but... read more

What’s it like to be a beginner runner?

Paula was one of our very first beginners at the Earlsdon Running Club. Here’s her story about how she started her running journey. “My fitness wasn’t that great before starting the beginners running club sessions, although I had been walking a lot... read more

7 top tips to keep running through winter

It’s cold, it’s miserable, it’s wet and it’s dark. Not exactly a huge draw from the sofa to go for a run is it? But, we know exercise is good for us, we know summer bodies are made in the winter and we know it always feels good when we’ve done it. So, how can we... read more

Why are we getting so fat?

I would normally like to start a blog post with some research or some statistics but you don’t need any for this topic. It’s National Obesity Awareness Week http://www.jan-u-ary.co.uk and you know as well as I do, whatever your profession, that obesity is... read more

How to actually achieve your New Years resolutions this year

So it’s the 1st of January (or soon after when you’re reading this) and you really want to make changes this year. You might be feeling inspired by peoples motivational Facebook posts about last year or you might really just want change this year. But how can you set... read more

10 top tips to a slimmer party season

The month of ignore-the-gym-and-party-on is here. It came round quick! The work party is looming, ‘treats’ are in abundance in the office, the family Christmas get-togethers, the friends pre-Christmas meet ups, the social drinks and don’t forget all... read more