This week was the first full week of following a slightly different plan to usual. I typically plan my runs out based on distance, occasionally looking to hit a certain pace. However, I had been finding my motivation was slipping quite a lot and so wanted to change it up a little. This week I… Continue reading Weekly Training 2020 – #33
Training Talk: Speed Pyramid Sessions
If you’re training to get faster or hit a new PB at a race, it’s likely that you’re going to be doing a few speed sessions in your training. There’s lots of variation when it comes to speed sessions, you might do fixed time intervals, distance based sprints, you may even do a few strides… Continue reading Training Talk: Speed Pyramid Sessions
Monthly Miles Round Up: July
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
Running Review: ASICS Gel Cumulus 21
I recently alluded to a risky plan that embarked on just before running 100km in a week, whereby I bought a pair of new shoes just 3 days before the start of the challenge. Quite honestly I didn’t think it would go too well but I thought it would be better than feeling my On… Continue reading Running Review: ASICS Gel Cumulus 21
Weekly Training 2020 – #30
Another week comes to an end and so to does a week of training. It may be over half way through the year, but it’s not too late in the year for me to start a new weekly blog series (I hope)! This week was the first week of my Summer Speed Training, where I’m… Continue reading Weekly Training 2020 – #30
Running Event: Virtual Race To The Stones
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
Run Training: What’s your new goal?
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?
Trick Tip: Jazz Turns
I’ve recently begun on the adventure that is TikTok, which meant yet another channel that I needed to try and get inspiration for. I’ve been trying to get out 4-5 videos a week to keep hope of dancing continuing alive. So far it’s been going ok. I’m not viral yet, though! As I’ve been learning… Continue reading Trick Tip: Jazz Turns
Traffic Jam Free Commutes?
Getting to work can be quite a problem. Whether you live a short drive from your place of work or you're a little further afield, traffic can become a bit of a nightmare at peak times. Within reason though, there's a few ways to help get the most from your body at the same time as avoiding as many traffic jams.
Welcoming Well-Being: How Dance can help the brain.
Dance can help change the brain. This statement seems sweeping and unfounded, and yet it is true. Much like how our life experiences change the brain, dance can also. I've previously written about how dance can help those with Parkinson's, a neurological condition that can also affect the mental health of a patient (Read More… Continue reading Welcoming Well-Being: How Dance can help the brain.