Monthly Archives: June 2015

Personal Best – Radio programme

As you probably know by now if you read my blog, you’ll know that I’m lucky enough to work for BBC Scotland.  A stones throw from home and a job that I love, I work in the ‘Talent’ team which … Continue reading

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Warm ups and Stretches

Someone was asking me about the types of warm ups and stretches that are good for Runners, so I thought I’d get this guide together – click here to download the pdf: Warm up and stretches (excuse the diagrams!)     … Continue reading

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Wk22 into Wk23

My first full week back training last week and I ended up taking 3 days rest, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. Reasonable for a first week back to it after 3-4 weeks off training. My running is going ok, although my … Continue reading

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Holidays are over…

I had a great time in Vegas and Vancouver in May… now I’m over my jet lag and back into routine, and I thought I’d post some links and pics to summarise it (for those who want to see them). … Continue reading

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Oh no! Garmin has another new watch out!

Oh no! Garmin has another new watch out! The Garmin 225 with wrist based heart rate monitor! Eeeeeeeeeek!   Ha – I;m good with my 620 for running and my Vivoactive for everyday use.  🙂 And here’s DC Rainmakers review … Continue reading

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Summer Strength 2015

I want to focus on running more, so I’m going to have my strength side lined a bit for it. I’ll still strength train, hopefully twice a week. On Wednesdays I’ll do lower / leg weights and on Saturday I’ll … Continue reading

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Careless idiot…

Did you hear about the idiot who was away on holiday and traded in her old Bose earphones at the airport and got a lovely shiny new red pair of Bose ones for a great price? She used them once, … Continue reading

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Loony my monkey

Have you ever read the book,The Chimp Paradox by Dr Steve Peters? I have, it’s a great book. So good I bought it in paperback, then bought it in audiobook format too! The Chimp Paradox describes that you have three … Continue reading

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