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What I’ve Been Up To.

My last post was just short of three months ago and as much as I’d like to blame that all on life getting in the way, the truth is I lost my mojo following a rather large downward spiral of events. Of course, I’ve still been running and training as much as possible, however when …

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A Month In Fitness: June

May was a little dull fitness-wise thanks to a chest infection, which resulted a trip to A&E in an ambulance, wiping me out of three races and a lot of training. Therefore I am ever so excited to jump back into training this month. Race season is in full swing and there are plenty of events …

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Fitness Lifestyle

Race Recap: Race For Life Southend 2017

On Sunday I took part in Southend’s annual Race for Life Event at Garrons Park.  This event is always well organised, well marshaled and fun to take part in given the cause. I had been planning all week to aim for a Personal Best at the race seeing as this was the event I set …

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Oh Hey New Running Shoes: Brooks Addiction 12’s

Since returning to training I have not felt comfortable in my running shoes. I have been running in Nike Pegasus trainers since 2012 and haven’t had many problems until I started long distance running – then I got injured (I promise I will stop talking about this soon). At first I thought it was me, …

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Race Recap: Rayleigh 10k

How many bloody hills are there in Hockley & Rayleigh? Too many! This Sunday I took part in the first Rayleigh 10k race put on by our local Rotary Club. I was rather excited to be racing for the first time since returning from injury and seeing as it was local my other half had …

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Brick Workouts Make You Feel AWESOME!

They may leave you drained, sweaty and contemplating never doing a triathlon but BRICK workouts in the long run make you feel awesome! First off, let me explain what a BRICK workout is. A brick workout refers to the stacking of two disciplines during the same workout, one after the other with minimal to no …

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Fitness Lifestyle

Putting My Best Foot Forward

Six weeks since making my decision to pull out of the London Marathon following professional advice I am finally starting to introduce running back into my fitness routine with a new goal in mind –  I will run a sub two hour half-marathon in 2017, ideally in my home town, 11 weeks from now. My marathon dreams …

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Fitness Updates

Thorpe Park Half Marathon & Training Update

After skipping training and avoiding anything more than 10k (6 miles) since my last half marathon I was starting to get into the “running rut”. I knew if I didn’t train I wouldn’t be able to run London in 50 days without causing some sort of lasting damage to my body, but I just couldn’t …

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