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Born To Plod

Born To Plod
Accomplished ultra-marathon runner. Gazelle-like sprinter. Writer of a blog that hardly ever goes off at random tangents. None of these statements apply to Jay, who (happily) still feels like a beginner despite having starting running a year ago.
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  • Blog Post: B2P Q&A: Jen Jahn (aka Two Itchy Feet)

    “Billy Joel, Pizza, definitely no octopodes” Jen Jahn (may not be a direct quote) Jay on Jen There are many reasons why Jen is great, but the thing that keeps me coming back to her blog time and time again is her peculiar love/hate relationship with running. Other bloggers have similar...
  • Blog Post: Reality Bites

    The more you run, the better you get. Sort of goes without saying really, so it stands to reason that after sticking with this running lark for around a year and a half I can now go a bit faster and a bit further than I could before. But sometimes it doesn’t hurt to be reminded that I’m...
  • Blog Post: Intervals Shmintervals: A Guide to Interval Training

    Ah, interval training, a cornerstone of every runners regime. See our guide to Speed and Interval Training The basic principle of interval training is that the workout pings back and forth between low and high intensity, with the actual time, speed and number of reps varying depending on exactly what...
  • Blog Post: The Born to Plod Runners Dictionary of Words and Such (part one)

    Like most other hobbies, sports and warlike Star Trek aliens, running has its own lexicon. I’m guessing that by virtue of the fact that you’re reading a running(ish) blog, most of you will be runners of varying experience and ability, but for those of you who came here by accident while researching...
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