To whey or not to whey? That is the question. I have read a lot of contradictory opinions on whether whey protein is good for you – and on whether women should be taking it. This is what I have learned: You won’t automatically bulk up by taking protein supplements. It isn’t just for increasing calories for bodybuilders. Protein powder ensures your muscles have the protein that they need to tone… View Post

  Czech food traditionally is a lot to do with meat, potatoes, dumplings and beer. However, whilst that is still a key part of national dishes, the city’s gastronomical prowess is now about way more than just the basics. These days there are some really fantastic places to eat in Prague. I recently ran the Prague marathon and in the spirit of carb-loading I tried out quite a few restaurants in order to… View Post

My Prague Marathon Diary I honestly still cannot believe that I ran a whole marathon. I genuinely never thought that I had it in me. It was never really anything that I had long-aspired to do, like writing a book or owning my own company and if I’m honest, it’s not something that I particularly plan to do again. Not because I didn’t enjoy it. I did and I enjoy… View Post

For the recent Prague marathon in early May, we chose to stay at the InterContinental Hotel Prague. We booked back in December via and paid about £140/night.  We chose the hotel due to the location as it was a) next door to Rob’s dad’s group’s hotel who had flown from South Africa for the race, and b) up the street from the start of the race – don’t need to… View Post