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A Month In Fitness: June

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 […]

9 Months Till Our Wedding!

9 Months Till Our Wedding!

So as you are reading this there are only nine months left until our wedding and although everything is pretty much planned and ready the one thing I feel obliged to do is up my fitness in order to ‘look my best’. I am not unhappy with […]

Race Recap: Race For Life Southend 2017

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 […]

Oh Hey New Running Shoes: Brooks Addiction 12’s

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 […]

Race Recap: Rayleigh 10k

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 […]

Brick Workouts Make You Feel AWESOME!

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 […]

Adidas’ London Marathon Training Kit Review

Adidas’ London Marathon Training Kit Review

In hindsight buying the London Marathon 2017 training kit two months before the race wasn’t the smartest of ideas seeing as I didn’t run but I don’t regret it one bit. Running the London Marathon is a dream that I will not give up on, […]

Putting My Best Foot Forward

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 […]

Thorpe Park Half Marathon & Training Update

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 […]

#20SomethingRuns: Marathon Update #6

#20SomethingRuns: Marathon Update #6

I have Glandular Fever. Wednesday after work I headed to my GP as I was suffering from another episode of Tonsillitis (shocker) and walked out with instructions to rest as much as possible because my blood test results made it clear that I was suffering […]