Monthly Archives: January 2014

Superset Strength Workout 2

Today was my Friday strength workout. I had a wee coaching session with a friend last night, Super Fit Fairy I’m calling her, I’ll tell you more about that another time, but this morning was my time to train. Mr … Continue reading

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What is good when you’re starting out

I’m helping someone I know tomorrow. She’s recently started getting more active and whilst she doesn’t like running, she’s not adverse to a bit of hard work HIIT interval training on a rowing machine and she walks her dogs a … Continue reading

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2.5M route

I’m helping a colleague at work get back into running and she’s doing really well. Running at lunchtime, we’ve done three runs in a week and a half: 19 mins, 21 mins, 24 mins. On Friday we’re hoping to do … Continue reading

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Supersets Strength Workout 1

Here’s my Superset Strength workout Mr Muscle got together for me to do on Mondays. I missed my Monday workout, and did run coaching instead that day. So today, I did my Monday Superset Strength workout instead. 3 supersets of … Continue reading

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Athletes eat and train…

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Mr Muscle PT 2 & next steps

On Friday morning Mr Muscle came to my house for my second PT session. We talked about my food and my progress with training since the last time we met 4 weeks ago. And he took measurements and I weighed … Continue reading

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Super 8s Circuits x3

Here’s a simple straight forward strength circuits plan which almost anyone could follow. It includes 3 versions of a circuit of 8 full body exercises, and kind of goes, beginner, intermediate, advanced. REPS OR TIMING I’d do the exercises for … Continue reading

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30 days into my Strength Challenge

4 weeks ago, on the 16th of December I started a dedicated strength and fitness programme along with a carb cycling nutrition plan to see if I could: Get leaner and stronger. I asked for help from Mr Muscle, and … Continue reading

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Yeah, you’re a runner

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How to deal with lack of sleep

This usually happens to me after a Sunday of week 1 after swimming teaching: I can’t sleep for thinking. This child, that class, this email I should send… blah blah blah. My mind is too active up to about 9pm, … Continue reading

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