Heading into Summer 2021 – All our plans

15 months ago we started coaching runners virtually and when we started we never imagined it would be so popular. So here we are more than 1 year on, and we are staying online this summer (and maybe even beyond) to help you to keep running, feel good and stay connected. Summer Virtual Coaching : Starting 5th July we kick … Read More

How to use your imagination to make you run better….

What do you do when you are feeling sluggish on the run? Do you drive your legs harder, grit your teeth and dig deep? Maybe you prefer to mutter motivational quotes hoping for inspiration? Or do you slow down, focus on your breath and search for energy that way? We all have different tactics to help us overcome these running … Read More

How to fall back in love with running….

Have you lost your running mojo and fitness this winter? If so, you are not alone. The combination of another pandemic lockdown and wintery weather has moved running down the priority list for many. But could I tempt you this Valentine’s week to rekindle your love affair with your running shoes? You know you love it, once you get started. … Read More

February is the new January

I had great intentions of being just fabulous this January. Yes, I knew we would be back in another lockdown, but wouldn’t that give me more time to get things done? How wrong was I! For most people I think this January was a little longer than usual but despite it’s perceived length, most of the things I assumed I … Read More

Does virtual running coaching really work?

Does virtual running coaching really work? How 2020 made us go virtual (finally) and the surprising things we learnt… It took a pandemic for us to put the time and effort into coaching virtually. We knew virtual coaching had potential for many years, but we were too busy teaching classes, planning running holidays and signing up for races to put … Read More

Why we love virtual coaching….

We know virtual coaching might sound a little strange but we are delighted to say after 2020 we are thrilled with the feedback on our virtual programmes. It looks like virtual coaching is here to stay. We will be keeping on going in 2021.. Find out more. Read the reviews…  Here is what our runners has to say about their … Read More

Keeping you running this winter

We cant be with you in person right now – BUT we can be in your head spurring you on to stay moving, get outside and indeed feel better in yourself during these crazy days. We are going online for our Winter Running term – but it’s not just running….. Our Winter Coaching Join us for the next 7 weeks taking … Read More

The last of the summer 2020 at ForgetTheGym

It has been a summer like no other…  Despite all the negative impacts of Covid 19, the changes and restrictions spurred us on to be creative in finding new ways to keep spirits up, keep running, stay strong and remain connected with others. Our June/July success story…. For June and July we look our most popular classes/programmes online and we … Read More

Best running articles for Corona virus times

We can on longer relay on races, parkruns or running clubs/meetups  to keep us motivated and moving. While the world is changing, we also need to change our perspective, our running goals and indeed our expectations on ourselves to adapt to our new ‘normal’. Running has always been a way to let off steam, to clear our head and to … Read More