Monthly Archives: February 2014

Feeling rather special…

I got a lovely email from my Dad the other day – I’d been in touch with him about something over email and he replied… ‘I want you to download “For Baby” (bobbie) from Peter, Paul and Mary’s album “The very … Continue reading

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Making a difference

Yesterday I had a chat with someone at work and they said ‘that really helped and made a big difference, thank you’. Tonight I had a run and chat with someone, and made them feel a lot better about themselves. … Continue reading

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Horizon: Placebo

Interesting programme on iPlayer about placebos and how they work. Maybe why those caffeine gels give me such a kick. 😉

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15M Route

I have 15 miles planned as my long run on Monday. Here’s the route I’m going to do: I’m having a good rest day today, then run and work tomorrow (or work and run).

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Wk7 into Wk8

So, week 7 of 2014 was a little bit strange. I did my long run for the week last Sunday, in nice weather as opposed to waiting for Thursday and bad weather. Then on Monday morning I went for my … Continue reading

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Not Giving In…

I’ve been coaching a few people who have asked for my help in motivating them… some of them want to change their lives, some to them want to lose weight or get fitter and healthier. Some of them want to … Continue reading

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Hope, Belief and Miracles

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Instead of chocolate?

A friend who is trying to lose weight and has a daily chocolate habit, said to me recently: ‘I have to give up chocolate.’ No you don’t. You don’t have to give up anything. Why would you want to ‘give … Continue reading

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Wk6 into Wk7

Here’s what I did last week and the plan for this week: Last week was 4 runs, 35 miles, including two long runs. I’ll have a lower mileage week this coming week (18M), and just 3 runs, mixed with 3 … Continue reading

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Enough energy for…

I looked at the weather yesterday, and Sunday was due to be the only nice day for the foreseeable future.., so I brought my long run forward from Thursday, to today. 13.1 miles in the weather above, sure would be … Continue reading

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