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Back on track - weeks 3+4

I’ve now completed weeks 3+4 of being back on track, so time for an update.

Week three went really well, I basically stuck to the detox for an extra week and I’ve been trying cooking and eating new things. 1,007 more words

What's Weighing You Down?

Since my kids were born, I’ve been pushing them in the stroller while I run. When my husband trained for full marathons, I ran shorter distances with the kids while he went on his reeeaaaally long runs. 426 more words


My First Race Prize For Running (and how I got there)

So back in 2012, I went along to a few races that my dad was doing to try and get a bit fitter, I was technically a member of Purbeck Runners but never really took running seriously. 476 more words


Make This Simple Swap to Completely Change Your Attitude

The number one most powerful thing I learned from my undergraduate experience (I am an English major with minor programs in Professional Writing and Public Relations) is the power of language. 268 more words

When are you marathon ready?

i am never sure of when to run a marathon. That is because I believe you are actually never “ready” to do something. If I had my life planned out, I would not be here. 289 more words


Chest workout and changes

Chest and biceps 28/08/14

Really good workout today, I have found though Flyes and crossovers are not really that good when you haven’t got wall anchors to loop your band through, it is possible but you have to use a bigger band, by then though its too much front delt involvement, so will amend the chest routine to look like, 53 more words

la plata (also updates-hitting it hard, and sarah starts using brackets all the time)

With another Wednesday almost all the way off, I elected to get up at 3:30a to do La Plata Peak (14,336ft, 9.25mi) before the storms rolled in at 1 (something like 90% chance…and they started as we were pulling out). 979 more words

Trail Running