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Review: Jawbone UP24 fitness tracker

I have never owned a fitness tracker before. When Fuelbands hit the market and everyone all of a sudden had them I was intrigued, but that lasted for about 5 minutes – I don’t wear a watch and those things looked like watches. Argos…

Saturday, 3 January 2015
reviews running stuff I like

Gift ideas for runners and a giveaway

Do you hate when people tell you how many days there are left until Christmas?  I won’t tell you but I’m sure you know that it’s coming.  Soon. :) I’ve put together a little list of inexpensive and fun gifts that I think runners…

Sunday, 16 November 2014
reviews stuff I like

Stuff I like / giveaway: Ring Cozy

Ring Cozy protects your ring(s) from getting scratched by barbells/kettlebells/pull up bars/bouldering/whatever else badassery that you’re into. When I first saw it advertised I thought Ohmygod that is really pointless, why can’t you just take your ring off when you exercise?? Then I thought…

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
nutrition reviews

Almonds for athletes

This week I’m taking tapering very seriously – I exercise very little, I had The World’s Best Nap on my (Wednes)day off work and I eat a lot (of good quality food). My main carbo loading foods are sweet potatoes and rice, but I…

Friday, 4 April 2014
reviews stuff I like

New kit for my iPad

I love companies that either donate a percentage of their profits to charity or donate to good causes in other ways. One of my long time favourites is Sevenly and now I've discovered another company that makes a great product and gives back to…

Monday, 24 February 2014
nutrition reviews

Trying something new – drinking Aloe vera

I love all kinds of weird and wonderful "super foods" that are packed with vitamins and minerals. Chia seeds, quinoa, maca powder and hemp seeds are regular staples in my diet but there are still so many interesting things I haven't tried yet. This week…

Sunday, 16 February 2014