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Ellen Ripley – The real female heroine, an extraordinary normal woman

Ellen Ripley – The real female heroine, an extraordinary normal woman

Recently it has been announced that Neill Blomkamp will be making the next instalment in the Alien franchise, and Sigourney Weaver will be back to reprise her role as Ellen Ripley. It is also rumoured that the newest instalment will ignore the films Alien 3 […]

Why I am not a feminist

Why I am not a feminist

I am not a feminist because, I don’t want to be a feminist! And here’s why…..

Couch to 5k – Weeks 6 to 7

Couch to 5k – Weeks 6 to 7

By week six of the Couch to 5k program I find myself actually wanting to run, and enjoying every workout, which is something that I never thought would happen.

Zombies Run 5k Training – Not your basic running app

Zombies Run 5k Training – Not your basic running app

Zombies Run 5k is a fun twist on the original Couch to 5k app, getting you from couch potato to 5k runner in eight weeks, and all during a Zombie Apocalypse themed story.

Couch to 5k – Weeks 4 to 5

Couch to 5k – Weeks 4 to 5

Weeks 4 & 5 of my Couch to 5k training saw a lot of ups and downs, with a 5k Colour Run thrown in for good measure.

Color Me Rad – My 5k Rainbow Experience

Color Me Rad – My 5k Rainbow Experience

Color Me Rad is a 5k colour run, where you start the race in a crisp white t-shirt, and end up looking like a rainbow.

Couch to 5k – Weeks 1 to 3

Couch to 5k – Weeks 1 to 3

After reading about the Couch to 5k program, and how it was designed to get people who couldn’t run at all, running 5k in 9 weeks, I decided to give it a try.

Couch to 5k – An Introduction to running, for people who can’t run

Couch to 5k – An Introduction to running, for people who can’t run

The Couch to 5k program is designed to get anyone off the couch, and running 5k or for 30 minutes in 9 weeks. Developed by a novice runner called Josh Clark, the program was aimed at absolute beginners, and involves 3 runs per week with rest days in between.



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