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Marathon Training- 2

This week I begin week 4 of my training plan! The Nike+ Run Club app has been such a great tool to keep me on track and focused. 334 more words

Compare and despair.

Compare and despair. Good phrase, that. Got my therapist to thank for that one.

Over the past couple of years I’ve surrounded myself with people who share my love for sport and fitness, both on social media and more recently, in real life. 634 more words

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Marathon Training- 1

Its time I updated you on my marathon training…

I started running in April this year to firstly try to build up my endurance. It’s safe to say I was reasonably unfit and found even the shortest of runs a challenge! 297 more words

Peppa Pig Is Faster Then Me!

I really should get into the habit of writing these more! So, the last time I blogged I mentioned that I had tonsillitis 11 days before the Brighton Marathon. 481 more words


Bikes and Biceps.

Before I got really serious about the running thing, I was pretty much all about the strength training thing. Determined to be something other than The Skinny One, I’ve been trying to build muscle and ‘tone up’ for a few years now, and it still forms the bulk of my training – albeit more running specific these days.  1,048 more words

Health & Fitness

So, I'm going to run a marathon.

Brighton Marathon to be precise.

Although as I sit here, shin-splint-ravaged legs elevated (all about that RICE), and having run a total of 1 kilometre in the past fortnight, it doesn’t seem like the most achievable of goals. 535 more words

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Are You Really Going Out In That?

Running isn’t for everyone. But if it’s your thing – if you are used to just popping out and running fairly good distances – and then suddenly you can’t anymore… well, it’s hard to explain how that feels… 456 more words

Mid-life Crisis