As a seasoned runner, what is the worst thing that can happen to you? We all have different goals and motivators, and in the same way we all have different issues that cause us stress. I think, though, that we would be united that an injury whilst training for an event is one of the … Continue reading What’s the worst thing that can happen?
My running mojo is high at the moment! Yet why is my performance so abysmal? I started this year in great form and hit one of my targets for the year, (break my seven year old 10 mile PB) back in February at the Snake Lane 10. I was on a high. I had no … Continue reading Mojo NoGo!
I am on a bit of a running high at the moment. This is down to my performance at the recent Snake Lane 10 mile race last weekend. So what went well to put me on a high? This year is a year of stepping back down in distance and concentrating on my running form … Continue reading Running on Cloud 9!
I am at a stage in my running where I want to be, but where in the past I have become injured or ill and forced into taking rest. So do I take regular periods of rest to allow my body to become deconditioned?
I am not usually one to take on challenges such as ‘dry January’, ‘Movember’, etc. unless there is a benefit from it for me such as wanting to lose a little bit extra body fat, or other health reasons. So it was a surprise when I decided to take on the ‘Ron Hill run every … Continue reading #Runeveryday Challenge!
Okay....I have fallen out of love………. …..with trail running. Well, to be honest I wouldn’t say I have fallen out of love, but struggling to get out into the hills at the moment. This isn’t helped by my decision (on medical grounds) to stop running marathon distance and above. I still love the idea of … Continue reading Ten Reasons not to run trail marathons and ultras!
'If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.' Barack Obama I am not sure in what context former President Obama stated that, but it applies to my running at the moment........however I have the occasional stumble! Two steps forward....one back! It has been a while since … Continue reading ‘Lets get ready to stumble!’
Hardwork beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard Anon The recent World Athletic Championships in London got me discussing the nurture versus nature debate with friends. ‘Not again’ I can sense you thinking to your selves! I am not by any means an expert in this field, nor do I intend to argue against other … Continue reading Hidden Talents