IAAF World Athletic Championships, Local Running Events, North East of England, Running, Topical Blogs

Three Fitness Annoyances

Three things. Three annoying things.

I get it, fitness is a stress relief, a lifestyle or something to do when work is not involved. But I’ve been around the block, for over ten years ( a bit of a long walk, I know) and I’ve come to realise that some, not all, things that annoy the living days out of me and I’m about to go through three. Continue reading “Three Fitness Annoyances”

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Great North Run, Local Events, Local Running Events, North East of England, Running, Sunderland 10K, The Blaydon Races, Totum Sport, Uncategorized

The One With One Run

Like the result of Storm Doris up here in the North East, my week of running was very, very dry.

I fancied a bit of down time and, as I had some time off, me and Emma decided to look after the dog, Patch (not ours!). If you followed my Instagram, I ran nice little story on it when I took the lad out for a long walk! Continue reading “The One With One Run”

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Trails and Totum!

So, last week wasn’t perfect in terms of training – I didn’t start running until Friday!

As mentioned in my previous blog, I’m not due to start training until March time for the Sunderland 10K, so I’ve not really had the mojo, yet, to focus for upping the milage and gym work.

Instead, I used the two runs I did, to clear out the cobwebs and also implement the Totum Sport supplement too. Continue reading “Trails and Totum!”

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Building A Runner: Week Five

What started off so positively, ended in an almost disaster with training.

A change in gym routine and a tiny increase of mileage told me that I’m getting close to full fitness and ready to push a little bit harder to get close to my times I ran this time last year. Continue reading “Building A Runner: Week Five”

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Building A Runner: Week Four

The final week of the first four week block of training was wrapped up and it was a great way to see out the first stage of Building A Runner.

In the gym, firstly, I haven’t quite hit the ton mark with my squats but I was very close this week, my front squats are not too far behind as well. Continue reading “Building A Runner: Week Four”