Monthly Archives: August 2010

Wk33 – 4.21M run – Monday morning

I figured a nice Monday morning run was just what I needed to get me back after the 15 mile run which hurt my hips…   I decided it would be a ‘run how you like’ run… fast, slow, easy, … Continue reading

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Wk32 – 15M – longest run…

On Saturday I met my friend at the Squinty Bridge at 8 o’clock in the morning for an expected 3 hour 15 run.  15 miles over the Southside and West End of the city.   I knew we would be … Continue reading

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Wk32 – Thursday & Friday before long run

Strangely… Thursdays and Fridays have seemed to become my new rest days.  I’m doing so much Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday that by Thursday I’m needing a rest.   Today my calves are a little tight, I’m guessing from wearing my new … Continue reading

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Wk 32 – Wed – Run, Swim, Swim teach

Wednesday night started off well… a run with my mate – just over 10k (6.33 miles)…the same one as last week only 2 minutes faster this time.  It was a good steady run at 9 minute miles.   We had … Continue reading

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Wk32 – Tuesday – Gym & Spin WITH HELEN!!!

Tuesday night back to normal with gym and spin fit – WITH HELEN!!  woo hoo!  Our brilliant Spin fit instructor has been off sick for 8 weeks!!  And we’ve really missed her. She’s really funny and motivational… really gets you … Continue reading

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New Playlist

On Monday night I made up a new playlist.  My aim was for it to be a playlist of songs which are really motivational…really good ones to run to… ie. Eminem – Lose Yourself, Foo Fighters – Monkey Wrench…and I wanted it … Continue reading

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New Swimming Costume

I’ve got about three-five swimming costumes but last week somehow I ran out… lol … so I ordered a new one…   You can never have enough swimming costumes it seems…?   Speedo Sleek Splice Powerback  

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Wk32 – Swim Session 7 (Mon)

On Monday night I went to the pool right after work.  I didn’t rush there, took my time and got in the pool just before 6pm.   It was swim session 7, repeats of 100m for the most part. The … Continue reading

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Wk32 & Wk33 – Plan

It’s two weeks to the 1 mile open water swim at Strathclyde Cuontry Park (Great Scottish Swim) and 4 weeks to the Glasgow Half Marathon (Great Scottish Run) and here is the plan:   Week 32MONDAYAM – 4.3 mile tempo … Continue reading

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Wk32 – Monday – early morning tempo run (4.36M)

There is no better way to start the week with a nice wee fast early morning run.  So Monday morning, the day after being back at swimming teaching for the first time in weeks… I dragged my ass out of … Continue reading

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