Mandy Williams

Manchester Half Marathon - race report

A whole month on and I am finally getting round to blog about Manchester Half Marathon.My aim for the day was simply to get round the course, it was not about time or "racing". For my training runs, I…

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A secret half marathon!

After a break of over 5 years, I am delighted to be able to say that I am a half marathon runner having completed the Manchester Half Marathon earlier this month.Despite running since 2008, this is…

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Improving my running

As many folk will probably be able to relate to, I started running when I was overweight as a means of getting fitter and healthier. Before then, I had never really been active beyond the normal…

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Upping the miles

After last week's disappointing race at Winton 10k, I knew it was time to re-assess my health and fitness goals.  I've blogged before about enjoying different types of exercise and finding it…

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Does the type of exercise you do matter?

Apparently it does! I have never really thought about the different types of exercise available and the different benefits that come with it until now.  My main aim was to find exercise that I enjoyed…

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Body coach cycle 2 results

I completed cycle 2 of my 90 day body coach programme last week but am only now just getting round to blog about it. As I said in my last blog, I wasn't sure what to expect as I had a few days off…

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2016: Mandy's race review

Although we are now a couple of days into 2017, I wanted to look back on my running during 2016.  I had been looking forward to a new start in 2016 following my radioactive treatment in 2015.  My aim…

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The Body Coach - cycle two progress

I had hoped to blog on a weekly basis about my progress on my 90 day SSS plan with the Body Coach but unfortunately time seems to have been against me.  I thought I would do a quick blog this week to…

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The Body Coach 90 day Plan

Since being diagnosed with my Graves Disease, I have really struggled to manage my weight, particularly since my radioactive treatment last year.....…

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