There's a load of who-har going around social media at the moment about fast runners vs slow runners and it's grinding me. You run, therefore you are a runner. Fast runners do run drills. Slow runners do run drills. Fast runners cross train. Slow runners cross train. Fast runners put the time in. Slow runners… Continue reading Fast vs slow, talent vs training – but we’re all in this together.
The local Winter Trail Series started on Sunday. Last year I took part in about 2/6 and this year I hope to get to pretty much all of them. I set off on Sunday a little apprehensive; I hurt my shoulder two weeks ago doing a forward roll and although it had been getting better… Continue reading Winter Trail Series – Race One
Recently I've been putting Parkrun into my calendar as I used to enjoy doing these a couple of years ago. I also figured Parkrun tourism would be great too! So recently I've traveled out of town and enjoy one not so far away. It's two laps, mix terrain but mostly gravel and tarmac. However I… Continue reading Parkrun Ramblings
So, I need to shred a few pounds. It's no lie. I can't fit into some of my clothes, I feel unhealthy and apparently the scale says so... I'm a veggie. I have followed the vegetarian way for the past 4+ years and I won't pretend looking for high protein, low carb foods and snacks… Continue reading My MyProtein snack experiment!
So far this year I've really struggled with shin pain after running. So for the good majority I've only managed to achieve a mile or so a week. The past couple of months I've been able to increase my mileage slowly. By slowly I mean slowly! That and a careful mix of deciding whether the… Continue reading My first 5 miler of the year!
It's been nearly a week since I headed out of town for the Ali Brownlee 5k so I thought it's about time for a race review! When I signed up I thought I would be running 5k's for fun. The gym was going well, I was feeling positive. However, it's been swings and roundabouts as… Continue reading Ali Brownlee 5k Race Review
Hello, A quick update after the beach running; I struggled for the past few days bearing weight properly so out goes my plan for this week! I made it to the gym today for arms, core and cardio. So for arms and core, I constructed a circuit which included moves to work the bicep, shoulder,… Continue reading A few core tips I’ve picked up on the way…