I have always enjoyed being active. Swimming, cycling and running have always been my three main sports. At University, my friends encouraged me to enter a local triathlon race and that started me on a journey on staying and keeping fit.
My journey is still continuing. There have been ups and downs but I have enjoyed some incredible experiences and made some lifelong friendships along the way.
I have run marathons, cycled thousands of miles, swam the English Channel in a relay team and finished 16 Ironman distance events including the Ironman World Championship in Kona. I would not consider myself to be naturally talented or special. I enjoy my healthy lifestyle and enjoy helping others achieve their goals, sharing my years of training experience and have encouraged and helped others create training plans and get started in sport. I am also a qualified UK Athletics Running Leader.
I have not always enjoyed being active. In fact it was only in 2012 that I decided it was time to lose the weight, stop smoking and start leading a much healthier and fitter lifestyle. I enrolled on a boot camp and found a personal trainer who had a major impact on helping me turn my unhealthy lifestyle around and I have never looked back.
Over the last eight years I have swum, biked and ran my way to a fitter me. My journey has seen me take part in some amazing challenges. I have cycled from John O’Groats to Lands End, I have run an ultra-marathon and I have completed many triathlons including three ironman distance races.
I have also studied and qualified as a Nutrition and Sports Nutrition advisor and I am an England Athletics Run leader. Overall, I like to help and inspire other people to lead healthier and fitter lifestyles.