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10 months and a coconut

Last week was filled with difficult runs. They just seemed like a lot of work and it was coming in the way of my everyday life. 772 more words


Summary of #CoachJeff's #TrainingTips for #Injury-FreeRunning #Barefoot:

I came to the realization recently that after posting almost 300 blogs over the years, I have NEVER posted a summary of my key training tips for injury-free running – barefoot or otherwise. 409 more words

Barefoot Running

Blogger's block?

This blog has been a journal of sorts of a very average amateur runner. No science, no explanation just personal observations and experience. I like getting out and knowing that I can go on for as long as it takes. 119 more words


Crawl before you can run?

I’ve become too familiar with talk about poo –Talk of consistency, frequency, buoyancy, colour and laxatives has become the norm. Being the father of two young children and the son of two aging, but thankfully healthy parents, the subject of poo, bottoms and constipation is voluntarily and far too frequently discussed over dinner. 1,312 more words

Health and Fitness

Many people will say that i’m a walking contradiction when it comes to Health and Fitness.

I run most mornings – generally between 5 and 10km, I perform freestyle bodyweight exercises and sometimes I decide that I want to pump iron in the gym. 485 more words


#Inury-FreeRunning #Barefoot Preparation the #Coach Jeff Way:

All of my Team Over The Top running clients run either barefoot (not many!) or in some type of ‘minimalist’ footwear (Vibram FiveFingers, Sockwa X8s, New Balance Minimus, Nike Flye Knit, Skoras, Xero sandals). 564 more words

Barefoot Running

The barefoot experiment!

Just a short one this week as I haven’t done a lot of running and have been occupied with some pretty absorbing Test cricket!
I had a crap Masters on Wednesday night – failed to crack 4 minutes for the 1k (after having done 3:45 on my only other attempt at the distance a few weeks back) and then did 2k at close to my 5k pace (although it was a PB, being my first ever 2k!) 455 more words