40 Days of Fitness #behindagain

It’s been a crazy few weeks, work is really busy at the moment (I keep getting given more work but the hours in the day remain the same) and I ran in probably the dullest race I have ever done (there’ll be a separate post on that).  I have been trying to keep on top […]

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40 Days of Fitness #catchup

40 Days of Fitness #catchup

OK, if you haven’t noticed (haven’t read my blog, Tweets or Facebook) then you may not realise that I spent Sunday 22nd February running laps in order to complete my first ultra. That’s ultra-marathon, more than 26.2 miles and yes these distances can be run in locations other than London. This meant my focus was […]

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Ultra-sloth #MixUpYourRun

I did it! I am now officially an ultra-marathoner! As you can imagine it has been a busy weekend, so I will admit straight away that the 40 Days of Fitness Challenge was put on hold.  Whilst Saturday’s challenge looked fairly easy I didn’t think it was advisable to try new exercises the day before […]

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More sleep required

I am a complete procrastinator when it comes to getting study done.  You would think that as a grown-up, who is doing modules with the Open University by choice (and is paying for the pleasure), I would be able to plan my study better.  It would seem that that is not the case though and […]

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40 Days of Fitness – Day 1

You may remember that I set out to do four 30 day challenges in January, and you may remember that I didn’t complete them.  This was primarily because I started to feel a negative impact on my running once I got to the halfway point and my key focus is getting better at running not […]

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It’s the Final Threshold #MixUpYourRun

Apologies (not really), for the ear-worm if it has transferred itself to you. Yesterday was my final threshold session before Sunday’s Hugin Challenge, no more running for me until then (I am not counting my planned stint as tail-runner at parkrun on Saturday). 23 mins, with a 5 minute interval at 5:53/km pace. It felt […]

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