Not a 'natural exerciser' by any stretch of the imagination, lacing up the trainers is often as much a battle of the mind as a battle of the legs! See what Sarah decides to do to keep herself on the straight and narrow...
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Athletics, like football, is a funny old game. I should know, having been involved in the sport for the past 35 years, it never ceases to amaze me. For example, back in April I was throwing my toys from the pram as Mo Farah competed probably not the debut...
Posted: 8 hours ago in The Lonely Heart of the Long Distance Runner - Blog
Last month I was selected to be part of a Running Bug team to put the new TomTom Runner Cardio watch to the test. Having used the adidas miCoach SmartRun watch for the last 9 months it was a great opportunity to put them head-to-head.
When I started...
Posted: 8 hours ago in Running For Others - Blog
I had gone in to the Saffron Trail with a mild ankle injury that only felt slightly bruised. The race, although starting badly turned out great. The downside being that a mild injury was now a serious injury. I had bad sharp pain on the medial side of...
Posted: 7 days ago in 3 Runs a Week - Blog
So it was recently put to me; by a fellow bug; that they found it interesting to read my latest blog as it gave an insight into how my mind worked whilst in a run.
She found it especially interesting to read about how much passion I have for running...
Posted: 12 days ago in Musings of a Blogging Runner - Blog
If you’re someone that enjoys running or keeping fit then you’ll know that injury is one of the worst things that can happen to us. Most of the time the problem will start with a minor twinge which you’ll try and ignore but over time...
Posted: 15 days ago in Joey J Jordan - Chasing Fitness - Blog
How many times have we questioned our running ability…? Think about your most recent runs, and the questions that you may have asked of yourself…? Most of them will undoubtedly begin with the word why..?
“Why can’t I run fast...
Posted: 15 days ago in The Lonely Heart of the Long Distance Runner - Blog
I recently started a half marathon training plan through MyAsics.co.uk (other training plans are available!), but have been feeling like I am being held back tremendously. Oddly enough I don’t seem to handle the shorter distance runs as well as...
Posted: 15 days ago in Musings of a Blogging Runner - Blog
In the past I’ve paid little attention to race fueling or hydration, previously leaving things to chance. As improving PBs is getting harder I’ve started to consider my fueling and hydration strategy .
Co-incidentally, or perhaps it was...
Posted: 15 days ago in Running For Others - Blog
Some say I’m crazy; some say I’m nuts; others just think I’m plain old stupid!
The reason for these statements is due to the time at which I get myself up and out of bed in order to go running.
Whilst I may not be the only person...
Posted: 19 days ago in Musings of a Blogging Runner - Blog
Long distance runners are a bizarre group of people to those who find comfort in stillness, pleasure in overindulgence, and reassurance in conformity. I know this because I was not always a runner. There was a time that I scoffed at runners and the strange...
Posted: 20 days ago in SaltmarshRunning - Blog
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