Author Archives: lornpearson

Three weeks to go

It’s 3 weeks til I go and I feel like I need a bit of a plan to keep me on track with my training and food. My BP is more or less back to normal for me when I’m … Continue reading

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Wk15 into Wk16

A few early morning starts last week, and a rather busy full on training days Monday to Friday left me a little tired on Saturday into Sunday (which is fine). I ended up doing 4 runs and 2 strength sessions, … Continue reading

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Spring Half Marathon in the sun

When I started running ‘properly’ in 2008, I steadily built up my distances from 5ks and 10k in 2008 and ran my first half marathon in 2009. Over the course of 2009 I built my runs up so that I … Continue reading

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Numbers to live by

I’ve realised that I seem to be surrounded by numbers (probably through my own fault)… and my gadgets and apps make it all so easy to track and achieve. :-) Maybe it comes from my Dad who weighed himself once … Continue reading

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11 marathon coaching points

On Saturday I coached a great runner, Paula – who is running her third marathon, the London marathon, in a few weekends time. I went on her second last long training run before the event, which was an 18 mile … Continue reading

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Too much caffeine?

I’ve been bad. I ordered these online, very cheap on wiggle. With my discount, they cost only about £1.40 each (when they’re normally about £1.90 in the shops). Double Espresso Caffeine energy gels from Sis. I haven’t tried them yet, … Continue reading

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Numbers going up, up, up

After around 4 years of losing weight then staying around the same weight (124-127lbs), mainly due to marathon training, eating well and not drinking … …I’ve noticed since the start of this year, my weight (or set point) seems to … Continue reading

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