Monthly Archives: January 2012

How good do these two egg recipes look??!

Browsing through my Runnersworld magazine this month, the Fuel section contained these yummy tasting EGG recipes: Want some tips and motivation on running?  Subscribe to Runnersworld HERE.  😀

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Todays salad… yum!

I had a really good salad today… here’s what was in it: Lettuce shredded Baby spinach chopped 2 tomatoes, cut into 8ths 8 cucumber slices, cut into quarters Ham (thick ham, diced) A hard boiled egg, sliced Chill Cheese slice, … Continue reading

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Q: Running Long and thoughts on runs

Someone at work asked me a few questions about running today, and I thought I’d answer them on here for her… 🙂 How do you increase the distance you generally run (from 10k)? First of all you need to decide … Continue reading

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Wk5 – Weights, Bodypump, 5 mile run :-D

Monday night I did a 25 minute workout with weights, Bodypump and then ran 5 miles home.   Upper Weights: 25 mins, Calories: 120, Ave HR: 111, Max HR: 134, Garmin Training Effect: 1.4. BENCH PRESS: 1 X 12, 14KG, 2 … Continue reading

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Or Gelatos as I like to call them… 😀

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Review of January 2012

January marked the first four weeks training for the Highland Fling for me.  Off the back of my Winter Strength Workout Challenge, I was continuing with weights and increasing my runs again. The plan was to train with a 2 weekly … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Nut Rice Puff bars

I made these today… Peanut Butter and Nut Rice Puff bars and they are YUMMY!! Ingredients: 65g peanut butter 160mls honey 65g butter 65g chopped mixed nuts 160g rice crispies 75g oats Directions: 1. Over a low heat, melt 65g … Continue reading

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Carrot, Sweet Potato, Honey and Ginger soup

I made some soup today, it’s so quick with the Cuisineart soup maker. 🙂 (You could make it in a pan though if you don’t have a soup maker.) Here’s the ingredients: A splash of extra virgin olive oil 1 … Continue reading

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Wk5 Training

I feel a bit odd this week. I haven’t done much running and spent a lot of time recovering from the long run last Saturday. Here’s what I did in the last week: Mon: AM: 5M easy run, PM: Bosu … Continue reading

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Make your own Smoothies…

After a long run, the last thing you may want is a big meal.  Smoothies are great for runners, as they pack in the carbs and protein for muscle repair.  But beware, bottled brands are often low in minerals and … Continue reading

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