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Active Recovery 03SEP15

Nice easy recovery recharge today.


Joint Mobility

3x(5xGSQ-16kg, 5xHip Bridge, 5xKB Halo-16kg)


5×10(ea) Single Arm KB Swing(24kg)

5×1(ea) Getup(24kg)


20min easy jog, @ 150-155BPM HR… 187 more words


r2w [TDC530]

September Run2work day so a nice relaxed trot with Nuno and Mike into town this morning; 11 miles including jog back to Whitechapel after. Running through the City before 9am is hellishly slow. 32 more words


Week 75, Happy Birthday! August 22, 2015

Well, this week was really different. But we were able to celebrate Hermana Ríos birthday last night, and that was fun.

Life as an asistant to the president is really weird. 446 more words


Killing in the name

I bloody love that song. It used to be reminiscent for me of jumping around at sweaty, student dives, DMs sticking to the floor. Now it makes me think of the gym; the music you want to hear during a particularly harsh and horrible workout, something strewn with burpees and kettlebell cleans. 958 more words

Banish Fear


For the past few months – or really, since its opening week back in May – I have been obsessed with Shadowbox.  For those of you who haven’t heard of it, it’s a gym grouped with the likes of Soul Cycle, Swerve, and Barry’s Bootcamp, where people flock to get a hardcore workout, which, at Shadowbox, includes hitting the heavy bag.  288 more words


Positive Things Happen to Positive People

A lot of the time I will get the question: “Why do you like to run so much?” or looks of  “you’re crazy!”

The funny thing is I’ve been asking myself ‘Why the heck had I stopped?’ There isn’t a moment that goes by where I wish I had never stopped lacing my Mizuno trainers and hitting the trails or roads for a good 8 or 15 mile run. 977 more words


The Tale of Four Seven-Milers

When I first started running, it was easy to transition from running three miles to running five miles. I still remember how proud I was when I ran 10k for the first time. 512 more words