One of these days my intro is going to be full of good news, that training went extremely well and I did everything exactly as planned. HA, today as you may have guessed is not that day. I pretty much did everything just not quite as planned. Next week I have hopes to complete everything… Continue reading Weekly Training 2020 – #34
Well it’s been a few months since I sat down and did one of these, and honestly there is no excuse. I just kept forgetting to do them, but now its the start of August so it’s about time to do another one, April was the last one I shared with you! So July saw… Continue reading Monthly Miles Round Up: July
What a week it’s been here in the UK with extreme weather patterns and changes to our current lockdown. We started the week very wet and windy, then come Thursday and Friday we had sunny clear skies. The weather did affected my week of training, as it definitely affected my motivation to get out there.… Continue reading Weekly Training 2020 – #31
Running in a city can be quite overwhelming, especially if you’re just visiting or have recently moved in. I’ve now been running around Bristol for about two years now, and am still discovering great places to run in the city. Here is a little whistle-stop tour of all those places, they’ll be in no particular… Continue reading Where to Run in Bristol
2020 has seen change to a lot of things within our daily lives. One of those changes has been that many races are now virtual. One of the races that usually takes place close to me in Somerset is Race To The Stones, this is potentially the first ultramarathon that I ever heard of. With… Continue reading Running Event: Virtual Race To The Stones
We’re half way through the year, and you may or may not have found yourself getting on with the running goals you set yourself in January. Things starting to look a little bit better in terms of the COVID situation, and I’m sure many, like me, are trying to think through what they want to… Continue reading Run Training: What’s your new goal?
Everyone has a preference about how they run. Some will prefer the silence of running without music, or conversations, others though will find it more motivating having something else to engage with as you run.When I first started running about 4 years ago I would run along to music, but within the last year or… Continue reading What to listen to whilst running
Like many runners, I tend to be a seasonal runner. I don't like running during the summer, I find it too hot and just uncomfortable with so many people waking earlier than usual. I tried to keep running this year, but with my work commitments it got laid to the side for a good 6… Continue reading How To Get Back Into Running
If you're in the UK, you've probably noticed that the weather hasn't been great recently. The sun hasn't been out for less and less hours, making both morning and evening runs a little less pleasant, and the sofa or bed a lot more appetising. If dark running isn't your thing though, it might be time to switch over to treadmill running until the sessions start to change again. I've been slowly incorporating more and more treadmill sessions into my plan, and I'm not hating it as much as I thought I would. Here's a few sessions that you can do to help decrease your treadmill dread.
Most runners want to get out there and run further or faster. But in order to do this you need a certain level of motivation, to both go out for runs, and to do the right training. Additionally many runners, may also be trying to eat a little healthier or stick to a set diet… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Running Motivation