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    From gym to Ironman - Annie's story
    02 Apr 2019 / Annabelle Lancaster
    It was January 2011. New year, new me. Like many of those 'New Year’s Resolution-ers,’ I'd decided to lose a bit of weight and get fitter. I'd been getting out of breath walking up a flight of stairs so I needed to make a change. Along with countless others at that time of year, I joined a gym. Little did I know, I was...
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    Plus-sized runner and proud
    02 Apr 2019
    Meet Latoya. Latoya is 32 and runs anywhere between 25 and 60 miles a week. She’s run more than 80 races, including two ultramarathons, and has a room full of race-finisher medals. Latoya is also a plus-sized runner – or as she would say on her food and running blog Running Fat Chef : 'I’m fit. I’m fat. I’m an...
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    Climb every mountain - an interview with adventurer Jo Bradshaw
    02 Apr 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    From sofa surfer to adventurer. We catch up with Osprey ambassador Jo Bradshaw about her achievements so far and why she loves the outdoors. Describe what you do for a living I’m an Outdoor Instructor and adventurer with public speaking thrown in for good measure too! Basically, I get to be outdoors most of the time, teaching DofE students...
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    What's next for Tracy Moseley? Catching up with a mountain bike legend.
    02 Apr 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    With three World Championship titles in enduro as well as one in downhill, plus seven British Downhill National Championships on her palmares, Tracy Moseley is one of the most successful mountain bikers of her generation. She's no longer racing full-time but is still very much involved in the sport. We caught up with Tracy to reflect on her...
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    How I survived the Red Bull Timelaps
    20 Feb 2019 / Rebecca Clarke
    If there’s no good reason not to, why the hell not? Right? When the opportunity to join an all-women Red Bull Timelaps team came up, I didn’t need much convincing. Eight weeks to go. That’s enough time to prepare...? Having taken a long break from cycling, I had only really got back into it about seven months before. I had worked...
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    YOU CAN: Ben Mason
    19 Feb 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Sometimes, getting out to train is a case of mind over matter. For Ben Mason , it’s often matter over mind. Ben has bipolar disorder . One of the ways this affects him is that he doesn’t always feel like moving and often just wants to hide away. Triathlon has given Ben control over that feeling. When his mind won’t allow him to...
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    YOU CAN: Colin Wallace
    13 Feb 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Colin has always been competitive. He’s had a successful career in rowing, winning National Championships and competing for Team Scotland. Following his retirement from the sport in 2011, he moved onto triathlons and then Ironman. In April 2018, Colin was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis . It’s a condition affecting the brain and the...
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    YOU CAN: Elaine Scott
    05 Feb 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    When Elaine Scott stood mesmerised at the roadside watching a time trial last year, she was inspired to make a decision that would change her life. She decided to buy a bike. Having previously suffered from anorexia, anxiety and depression, Elaine soon discovered the benefits of cycling to her mental as well as physical health. Since she started...
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    Josh & Gav’s 10K training challenge
    29 Jan 2019 / Josh Harris
    This year, Wiggle became the official partner of a series of world-class sports events hosted by Human Race . The series kicks off with the Cancer Research London Winter Run , a 10K race through the heart of the capital on the first weekend in February. Still feeling the excesses of Christmas, it seemed like a great way to start the year. I...
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    YOU CAN: David Pearson
    28 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Fifty. For many of us, it's a milestone we'll want to remember. A holiday of a lifetime, a gathering of all of our family and friends, a dream purchase... With only three years left of his 40s, David Pearson came up with a more unusual way to mark the big five-o. Fifty challenges before fifty. David had always been active in his youth. He...

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