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
Now, I promised that these would go up every Sunday at the end of the week and if you’re reading this the day it goes up, it is Monday. I’ve been debating all week whether to actually post this but to be transparent and helpful to as many people as I can I thought I… Continue reading Weekly Training 2020 – #32
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
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?
Right before an event many training plans will include a few weeks at a lower intensity. This is referred to as a taper week, and is really quite important to keeping your legs fresh for the event. The taper will help your muscles rebuild from the training, but isn't too long that you start to… Continue reading Training Talk: The Taper
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
Fitting in the right training can be tough. We all have this idea of what training should look like, but in reality everyone’s training should be different. We’ve all got different bodies, and our goals are all different. One may want to run fast, whereas another may want to get around. Many will already follow… Continue reading How To Plan Your Training
For the last few years I've set myself a goal of doing a certain number of events, or getting a certain time at an event. This... No, last year I set myself the goal of getting 10 medals and a half marathon time under 2 hours. I succeeded with the 10 medals, sub 2 hours… Continue reading Running Goals for 2020