The Running Mummy

All of the Running related posts under a nifty Toolbox Name – are you a running mummy too?

feature image, pair of trainers being held against a field backdrop with writing on saying "are you too old to run? Plus an interview with Sue at Sizzling Towards 60"

Are You “Too Old To Run”?

When is it too late to start running? And when are you too old to run? From what I have seen, the answer is never. I am constantly overtaken at races and events by the mature runners more often than the “young and spritely” looking ones. This definitely inspires me to improve as I get older […] Read more…

Asics Gel-Pulse 6 Review

The Asics Gel-Pulse 6  have been fantastic and they are still going strong 1 year later! These were a great and unexpected gift last Christmas (thank you mummy) and although my mum is not very knowledgeable about running – she is great at shopping! Here’s how I got on with the them:   Name: Asics […] Read more…

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Adidas Duramo 5 Trail Shoes Review

Trail shoes are a relatively new concept for me. Although I do run on trails I am not a “trail” specific runner and I don’t do a lot of cross country running so I never really thought I needed a pair. To be perfectly honest the reason I bought these initially was because my old […] Read more…

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The Power of Plyometrics

What are plyometrics? How can they help you and what to watch out for! Plus some exercises to get you started! Ok, so what am I talking about? Plyometric exercises are moves that focus on increasing your speed-strength (or power). They are also known as explosive exercises and these are particularly useful for those who play […] Read more…

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