What do you get if you combine classical ballet training with a high-energy dance aerobics class? You get an incredible and surprising workout that lifts your heart rate and targets your core. That’s exactly what’s on offer at BarreCore’s brand new BarreDance class. The craze is thriving in the swanky Chelsea studio and it’s becoming [...]
Jessica Whittington braved the elements to take on the Mizuno Reading Half Marathon on March 17
Part of the Human Race Off-Road Races, the IceMan is the third event in the winter series, renowned for being a challenge!
Running is the last thing that many would associate with India. And yet this year, the Standard Charter Mumbai marathon celebrated its tenth anniversary, attracting over 40,000 runners across four different distances, a tenth which ran the full 42.2kms.
Having been well and truly bitten by the half marathon running bug after completing her first 13-miler in October, Sportsister’s Jessica Whittington decided to give another half marathon a go, this time in the form of the Gosport Half.
Our Sportsister, Rachael Woolston, no shrinking violet as founder of the FitBitchBootcamp, decided to brave the cold, ice, and all sorts of gladiator-style obstacles with her 14-strong team of equally brave women! Here she reviews the beastly event.
There is a lot of hype surrounding the Tough Mudder events, described as ‘probably the toughest event on the planet.’ So Sportsister’s Melanie Ryding braved the muddy, cold obstacle challenge to see if the claim really is true.
Cycletta (Cycling Events For Women) is now in it’s second year and has grown from two events in 2011 to six in 2012. This was my second Cycletta event, the first being Cheshire last year, so I knew what to expect and having enjoyed the experience last year was very much looking forward to this [...]
Last month 18,500 runners took to the streets of Greenwich for London’s music half marathon, Run To The Beat powered by Nike+. Being a fan of good (ok, sometimes bad) tunes and intrigued by the promise of a music festival feel, Sportsister’s Jessica Whittington joined them.
The day of this year’s Great South Run did not bode well. Freezing cold and with frequent squally spells of rain – plus the race organisers’ prior warning of a stiff sea breeze – possibly filled many of the record 25,000 entrants with dread.