Monthly Archives: February 2015

MyProtein: Total Breakfast

I like it when I get emails like this from http://www.myprotein.com.   25% off an entire order. 🙂 using the code: JUSTONE (The above code might have expired by the time you read this, but if you are looking to try … Continue reading

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Replacing bad habits with good ones

Something annoying is happening with me and my training. It’s not quite that I’ve ‘lost my Mojo’ or that I’m ‘lacking in motivation’, but something is still not quite right. I’ve written about ‘fitting exercise in’ before (links at the … Continue reading

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Wk6 into Wk7

Last week had no strength training, but around 28 miles of running, and over 10 miles walking. Mon: 6M Easy run Tue: 5M Easy run + 7.2M coaching run Wed: Rest (3M walking) Thu: Rest Fri: Rest Sat: 9.4M long … Continue reading

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Blueberry and walnut pancakes

Pancakes – they’re made of eggs, flour and milk, right? Not when you want healthy pancakes like the ones I made this morning. I made some very tasty and healthy pancakes, a la Matt Fitzgerald’s Racing Weight cook book. Packed … Continue reading

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Wk5 into Wk6

After a bumpy start to January (cough etc), last week was the first week I’ve really felt 100% and back to fitness. And February is looking like a good month already. I’d planned an easier ‘cut back’ week last week … Continue reading

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Catching a curve ball (and throwing it back)

Have you ever been in a situation where life has taken the control of choices away from you and you’re left wondering what the hell to do? Maybe with your health, or career, or through an injury? You can be … Continue reading

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Gadget whore?

Good rest day today, around 6,000 steps and apparently 6 flights climbed. And I met someone today and had a good her to help her with writing her first CV for years. The chat went well, and she got a … Continue reading

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February Strength Workouts

The last two weekends I’ve changed my strength training to focus more on upper body or a workout I can do at the gym and not at home. I’ve got a good set up at home, with a squat rack, … Continue reading

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See – fast isn’t all it’s cracked up to be!

See – fast isn’t all it’s cracked up to be! Read more here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/11385044/Fast-running-is-as-deadly-as-sitting-on-couch-scientists-find.html And even more here: http://www.m.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/news/20150202/when-it-comes-to-jogging-easy-does-it-study-suggests Easy (slow) is good!

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Wk5, rest with no guilt

Today I’d planned a longish easy run at lunchtime, then had a PT swim coaching session planned in the evening. I’d run 10 miles yesterday which was ok, but I was feeling DOMS from Saturday today, in my shoulders and … Continue reading

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