Arrive to get fit...
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"My aim is to finish the marathon and I can’t wait to be running up the Mall, what a sense of achievement! I was born in London and to be running the Marathon in 2012 Olympic Year will be amazing. I can’t wait to see my 2 boys cheering me on at Tower Bridge the ½ way mark; my 2 girls are also running and will be waiting for me at the end. That’s unless my training goes really well................."
"After the first four weeks I was up with the top five and my aim was to finish as top female! By week 7, I wanted to be in the top three but by week 8 I wanted to win it! Each member of the team encouraged all the top players to keep going. They encouraged a healthy and friendly competitiveness between us all.........."
"Disaster struck in January 2011 when I had a funny turn in very, very cold weather at Llandegla. Doctors, hospitals and tests followed and I was told I'd actually had a heart attack, fortunately mild but further tests followed and the bad news was my cholesterol was high and my coronary artery was blocked........"
"There was still one class I wanted to try but it was a very high intensity circuit class and all the people who attended looked super fit. It wasn’t for the likes of me, surely. At that point I had some personal training with Katie and confessed during the goal setting meeting that it was an ambition of mind to be fit enough to have the confidence to do that class.........."
"When I joined Lion Quays Country Club, around 3 years ago, I was still a chronic pain patient and could not do much in the gym. I remember the first time I told Michelle [Country Club Manager] all about my back … I was banned to the cross-trainer and lie-down bike only!! BUT................"