On Sunday I headed out for a run with a clear plan, my head said it wanted to do 10 miles so that's what I did. Well, actually I did 11 in the end but essentially the job was done. It wasn't the fastest I've ever run but I felt good and could've kept on… Continue reading Make Time for Magic
It's 6 weeks today until my first race of the season and today's training run was a big step in the right direction. Today was my first pace training session of the year and started with a comfortable 10x4mins at Threshold Pace with 60 second recoveries. The actual pace of the drills was well off… Continue reading Putting the Pieces Together
Today was meant to be just an average Saturday where I get a bonus short run from my studio to the North Inch for my Running Club session then usually home afterwards however, due to a bit of rescheduling, I ended up doing way more than I intended to and loved every minute of it!… Continue reading Snow time like the present for a great run!
I headed out on my first proper training run of the year this morning and got that feeling that every runner gets, run the first mile feeling great and hitting the same pace as when I was running well last summer before slowing down rapidly in the second mile then recover in time for the… Continue reading The journey begins…..
While I sit here writing this, my wife is sitting across from me writing her blog and reviewing her year of running and it has occurred to me that this is something that I'm aware of doing only once before - 2 years ago when I created a year of opportunity in the build up… Continue reading 2013 – The Year of the Perfect Race
If you're like the rest of us, me included here, you ate and drank too much over Christmas and your trousers are feeling a wee bit tighter then now is the time to start moving. Let's face it, how often do we eat chocolate for breakfast then sit down to a huge feast in the afternoon… Continue reading Let’s Get Moving
In around 5 weeks or so, most people will be making their New Year's Resolutions. You know, the usual "I'm going to lose weight, stop drinking and be fitter" stories we've all said at one point or another but then usually break them within a week or two, three if we're lucky. If we're actually… Continue reading Start Your Resolutions Now