Monthly Archives: April 2013

Health benefits of running

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Pain in the neck, foot and everything else!

WEST HIGHLAND WAY WALK: 4th, 5th, 6th MAY So, the good news is, I’ve managed to get Sunday 5th off work. I hadn’t mentioned it on here, as I wasn’t sure what was going to happen with it. We’ve done … Continue reading

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24hr fast completed

My 34th fast of the year, completed today, through from yesterday at 2pm. The last thing I had to eat was a chilli bowl at Moyra Janes at 2pm Sunday. Then as I taught swimming 4pm- 8pm I didn’t drink … Continue reading

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Big brother Neil does it again

Well, my big brother Neil has done it again. An amazing time at another marathon: in San Francisco this time. 2 weeks after Boston, he ran the Big Sur marathon in 2:40 and came in 2nd in his category and … Continue reading

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Wk18 – Strength Workout

After a restless sleep last night, I managed to get out of my bed this morning to get to the gym. 🙂 The start if a good week hopefully. Here’s what I did: a full body workout. 3 exercises, in … Continue reading

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Women’s 10k number arrived!

Look what arrived today: my number for the women’s 10k. 🙂 2 weeks tomorrow we’ll have finished it, and I’ll have hopefully helped pace people around to help them get a pb!

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Wk17 Summary – Wk18 Plan

Here’s what I did last week: Mon: Fast & 10k with Fit Girl in Pollok Park Tue: 4 miles Kaizen Run Club Wed: 10k with PT client Thu: Rest & Fast Fri: 5 hr hill walk up the Cobbler Sat: … Continue reading

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Wk17 – A clatter of a day up The Cobbler

Today we drove to Arracher and went up The Cobbler, or Ben Arthur (it’s real name). At just under 3000ft it’s not quite a Munro, but I don’t mind as it was a great climb with great views. As we … Continue reading

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Rest & Fast day today

I had planned to get up to go to the gym yesterday morning, then do a 10k at night. I did the 10k at night but didn’t get up for the gym. I said I’d do it today (Thursday), but … Continue reading

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Lighten the load: I’ll be just fine!

Someone at work today said I’d need new knees when I’m old because I run so much… I’ve posted this before, but just incase you missed it: Hey ho: read this: ‘Runners are 50% less likely to need hip replacements … Continue reading

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