Monthly Archives: February 2012

Weather for long run Saturday

The weather has been lovely this week. Nice and pleasant and even, warm. And, as usual, just in time for my long run on Saturday, it’s due to change for the worst: wind and rain. Just great! Hopefully the forecast … Continue reading

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My Garmin Training Effect Analysis

Since I got my Garmin 610, I’ve become interested in the Garmin Training Effect.  And I get a lot of people coming to my blog after searching on it.  You can read more about what it is here. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Supersize vs Superskinny :-O

I was watching the Channel 4 programme, Supersize vs Superskinny last night.  A programme where they show two extreme examples of an overweight and an underweight person. It details their diets and gets the individuals to swap their diets and … Continue reading

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Wk9 – Circuits

Wednesday morning and my legs were well and truly shot.  After a few weeks of rest imposed by a cold… Saturday was: 13 mile walk. Sunday was: Rest and teach swimming. Monday was: AM: An hour of Leg Weights PM: … Continue reading

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Runners high

I had this last night after my run: 🙂 I believe in the runner’s high, and I believe that those who are passionate about running are the ones who experience it to the fullest degree possible. To me, the runner’s … Continue reading

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Wk9 – Spinfit then 7M progressive run

Spinfit was good again tonight. Helen’s second day back, I decided to sit at the front to keep her company. The class was full again, testament to Helen’s great, funny and motivational ways. 🙂 We did a mixture of workouts, … Continue reading

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Update to Highland Fling Training Plan

After my little blip over the last few weeks where I had 10 out of 12 rest days, I’ve had a look at my training plan and tweaked it a bit.  I have 9 weeks left to train and thought … Continue reading

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5 weeks to go until I walk the WHW!

Today it is 5 weeks until we walk the 96 miles that is the West Highland Way!  This time in 5 weeks time (lunchtime) I’ll probably be eating my lunch somewhere along the route. We’ll maybe be around about Drymen … Continue reading

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Tuesday thoughts…

Today I’m a little sore, but it’s a good kind of pain.  Sore hamstrings, quads, butt, biceps, shoulders, and oddly in my right calf but not my left. It’s mainly in my legs though.  I went a little lunge and … Continue reading

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3 minutes of High Intensity Exercise?

This article annoyed me today… the headline asks ‘Can 3 minutes of exercise a week make you fit?’   Then when you read into it, it’s actually 4 sessions of at least 23 minutes with 3 minutes of High Intensity work.  … Continue reading

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