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So far Sonia has created 93 blog entries.

Dill-licious Sammo’s Salmon

By | November 8th, 2015|Food 4 sport|

A very a-pea-ling Salmon dish. Dill-icious! As a marathon runner I try to eat at least 3 servings of oily fish every week for both the protein benefits and the fact it's packed full of healthy omega-3 oils, essential for your cardio-vascular health, your joints & also aids digestion. I usually grill my [...]

Walnut Whey

By | November 7th, 2015|Food 4 sport|

Source the highest quality MyProtein Whey & ingredients, mix, blitz, enjoy! Over the past few years I've realised the importance of using the best quality protein for recovery and muscle repair. If you're having to do workouts close together it's not always possible to sit down and eat a chicken or a big [...]

Bonfire Rice

By | November 6th, 2015|Food 4 sport|

Bonfire rice - great for after training on those cold wet nights In the dark cold wet days I like to stay warm with a good lunch. Some of the best meals are made with what is left in the fridge. This recipe was born from half a tin of left over chopped [...]

Pump’in Pumpkin Pesto Pasta

By | October 29th, 2015|Food 4 sport|

Pump-in Pumpkin Pesto Pasta - perfect for Halloween I came across Meridian Pumpkin Seed Butter and thought I would try it on my bagel but it just didn’t cut it for me, well not like almond butter does. I was on a mission to find the perfect recipe to appreciate this jar of [...]

Are you in Rude Health?

By | October 22nd, 2015|Food 4 sport|

Milk alternatives make me smile Fortunately I don’t have intolerance to cows milk I’m just not keen on the taste. I really enjoy a warming drink before bed especially as the nights get darker and colder but I was always disguising the taste of cows milk with chocolate or honey. Since a young [...]

Lauf glücklich

By | October 2nd, 2015|All Categories, General Updates, Racing|

Sonia during the 2015 Berlin marathon My preparation for London had gone perfectly but sometimes we don’t run the race we expect or want. It was great to become British Champion but I had mixed emotions about my performance. I made a list of what went well and things to work on. Berlin [...]

Training in Font Romeu 2015

By | August 21st, 2015|All Categories, Galleries, General Updates|

Even on tired days you can't help but be inspired by the beautiful surroundings and tranquil atmosphere out of the trails of the Pyrenees. It's my 6th consecutive summer here training and wouldn't wish to be anywhere else.

Let’s go nuts (and seeds)

By | July 13th, 2015|Food 4 sport|

I've recently been given the great opportunity to become a Meridian ambassador.  I have to confess, I have a bit of an obsession with nut and seed butters and I’m always trying to find a new way of incorporating them into my food but sometimes there is nothing like a spoon of almond butter to [...]

Chi-licious

By | May 20th, 2015|Food 4 sport|

I’m always on the lookout for tasty treats and healthy options. I was recently lucky enough to receive some sample Chi products. Apart from coconut water and milk they also do coconut oil which I have a bit of an addiction to. I use it for cooking but also put it in my porridge and [...]

London Marathon 2015 race photos

By | April 30th, 2015|All Categories, Galleries, General Updates|

The crowd were absolutely amazing. Such a great marathon to have been part of.

British Champion

By | April 30th, 2015|General Updates, Racing|

As I cross the finish line at this year’s Virgin London Marathon I become British Champion. For the first time in months I allow myself to feel all the emotions I have kept harboured on my journey to this finish line. Joy, delight… and yes relief? Ok so I feel a little disappointed with the [...]

Fueling for peak performance the Honestly Healthy way

By | February 26th, 2015|Food 4 sport|

For the past few years I've been constantly looking on ways to improve my diet to improve recovery from training and improve my overall well being. I've tried many different things and taken lots of different advice, however I've recently been introduced to the "Honestly Healthy alkaline way" which I believe has had some great [...]