The first week of the year can often be a slog when your body reminds you of how much you enjoyed the festive season and the "one more drink/mince pie/serving of pudding won't do any harm" strategy you decided was a good idea at the time. That said, we do tend to try starting running … Continue reading Boom!
I've been inspired to write this post by my wife, Allison, after reading her post on the same subject. This is an interesting post for me to write as I never usually review my year in this way. When I write a post to review my year, it's usually checking in on the goals I … Continue reading My Year Of Running 2018
It's been a while, a month actually, since I last wrote a post about my training. I've not been ignoring you all, just wanted to get my head down and focus on building up my training. Traditionally, December is a lazy month for me with the hard work starting in January but this time I … Continue reading Festive Fun
How do you feel when a run doesn't go to plan? Do you get upset at the outcome or appreciate that it happened and learn from it? It's ok, we all have them. Nobody is perfect, not even me. I know you find that surprising eh? 😉 It's not about what happened that actually matters, it's … Continue reading Starting Out With A Plan, Finishing With A Purpose
We can curse the time we have out with an injury or recovering from a bug/op but we can also reflect on the time out as a great period of recovery for the body then start again refreshed and potentially run better than we did before we stopped. That's what seems to have happened to … Continue reading Progress Is Sweet
It's been 10 days since I got the 'thing' removed from my foot and only a few more days before I get my stitches out and I can start running again. I can't wait! We can get frustrated with a period of not running but I've been looking at this period as an opportunity to … Continue reading Ready to Run
It's hard to motivate yourself when you know you're about to head into a period when you won't be running and know that whatever you do isn't going to make any difference when the fitness gained will soon be lost. I'm about to get a procedure done on my foot to remove what appears to … Continue reading Week In Training – Winding Down….Sort Of