I run to stay healthy I run to get the recommended 15 minutes of daylight each day I run to get to places I run because it is quicker than walking I run because it releases endorphins I run because I am addicted to endorphins I run to get away from my brain I run because I get to eat lots afterwards I run because … Continue reading 19 Reasons Why I Run
On 12th December 2018, I am going to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean with my team Row For The Ocean. I’ve already rowed around Great Britain and absolutely loved it! I cannot wait to tackle this enormous challenge. Why do I want to do it? It all started with a random phone call one Sunday in April 2015. Since then, it’s been a rollercoaster … Continue reading Rowing Across The Atlantic
Well….. that’s step 1 done…… At least I got out of bed after 36 hours. In that time I didn’t open the curtains (despite it being a wonderful sunny Good Friday), I didn’t eat, I barely drank anything, cried most of the time, threw in some sleep for good measure, didn’t shower or brush my teeth. I’m still in the same clothes I was wearing 3 days … Continue reading The Secret Life of a Fundraiser
I’ve just got in from a training session in the shed. It really is as grim as it sounds. It’s a bog standand 5m x 2m wooden shed which I expect was bought from somewhere like B&Q. It’s top of the range (not), full of damp with a plastic window covered in moss and a buckled door. Mmmmmmmm the luxury! My Concept2 rowing machine sits … Continue reading Who Turned Off The Lights???
I wrote this article for the Bulk Powders Blog. (Said in an Alcoholics Anonymous kind of way….) Hi, my name is Laura, I am a vegetarian and a fitness-addict. Shock horror, most people’s jaw drops – “But where do you get your protein from?” Being a vegetarian means I eat eggs…..and lots of them! Those on a vegan diet however, will not eat any diary. … Continue reading 5 Supplements for Active Vegetarians & Vegans
I originally wrote this for the Bulk Powders blog – I have since tweaked it for the LTFactor site. All the ingredients underlined are available from the Bulk Powders website. YOU MUST TRY THESE! This recipe is from Gwyneth Paltrow’s Recipe Book, It’s All Good. I make a batch of these for race weekends, picnics and for visiting friends. They are super-easy to prepare, … Continue reading Coconut Bar Recipe
Event Date: Friday 29th May 2015 “Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes, Knees and Toes” “Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes, Knees and Toes and Eyes and Ears……” It’s 9.30am on a Sunday morning. I’m standing in a river fully clothed having not slept since Thursday Evening. Me and the group of people I am with are all laughing hysterically whilst singing. It’s like we’re on drugs … Continue reading Primal Events ON TRIAL 2015: A 48 Hour Endurance Event
Event Date: Saturday 28th November 2014 I’m sitting eating my dinner one evening and checking what Facebook has to offer. I see a post about an event called F.E.A.R. by Primal Events so give it a ‘Like’ and think nothing more of it. A friend saw I’d ‘Liked’ the post, he knew the Race Directors (RDs) and could get me a free ticket so offered … Continue reading Primal Events F.E.A.R. 2014: A 24 Hour Endurance Event