Browsing All posts tagged under »Safa Park«

Meals & miles

December 9, 2012


I picked up a Runners World book the other day called ‘the new runner’ by John Bingham and Jenny Hadfield. It’s a great read full of tips and tricks to enable even the most sceptical of runners to discover that running is indeed one of life’s greatest pleasures. The basic message is simple: that anyone […]

Thai Tai Chi, Cocktail Frocks & Collagen Coffee

July 6, 2011


I had my last BKK run for a while this morning so fitting then that it was one full of action and adventure. I planned a route to and around Lumpini Park … a lush piece of land in the heart of the CBD … the Bangkok version of Safa Park I suppose. And Lumpini […]

Scaling for school kids

March 1, 2011


Have you got plans for Easter weekend yet? If not, why not plan an adrenaline-fuelled, fun-filled, highly-charged adventure in the Helambu village of Sermathang, Nepal? Last weekend I passed through the village myself, enjoying a weekend of running, laughter and endless hot tea with a fabulous group of people. My Heaven in Helambu post tells […]

Don’t go breaking your heart

February 15, 2011


Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer in women now? That it kills more women than all the cancers combined? Yesterday, being Valentines, was all about love … and love comes from the heart. We only ever get one yet statistics now show that we seem intent on breaking it. The […]

Curb the cost of fitness …

February 6, 2011


… and save your cash for Choos! Written for & published on LOVESTYLE There are no shortage of fitness companies in Dubai, with hot classes, hotter offers and hotter still trainers to keep even LOVESTYLE divas on their toes. But what about those of you who are feeling the pinch after the season of gifts […]

Train in style for your first 10km

November 25, 2010


I’m currently rallying up runners to join me on the Women’s Health & Fitness team for the Dubai 10k / Marathon on January 21st. The level of interest has been great – and for quite a few people, it’ll be their first 10k. No surprise then that the three little words, “How to train” have […]

Care to step outside?

November 20, 2010


With all the fancy gyms dotted around Dubai kited out with their high-tech treadmills, state-of the-art coffee machines and mammoth flat TV screens, it’s easy to forget that the real thing lies right outside your front door. And now that Winter is finally upon us, it seems a tragedy to lose out on the glorious […]

10 Tips for New Runners

November 12, 2010


Published in Aquarius – Nov 10 So you’ve decided you want to hit the road? Congratulations! Whether to lose weight, improve your fitness, enjoy some quality ‘me’ time or to relieve stress, the benefits of incorporating running into your life are endless.  Follow my top ten tips to help you get off to a flying […]