Monthly Archives: July 2019

Setting a running mileage target

You might remember back in 2017 I decided that I would set myself a challenge of running 100 miles a month after setting the challenge in the January and enjoying being motivated by it. It was a good way to … Continue reading

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Wk30 into Wk31 & progress

Last week I got a good amount of running done (4 runs / 26.5 miles), a couple of good rest days and a strength and bike session done. I got into a good sleep routine and work life balance, and … Continue reading

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Sleep & ZMA supplement

Anyone who reads my blog will know I struggle from time to time with sleep … sometimes waking up far too early, unable to get to sleep, or having broken sleep. My brain sometimes doesn’t switch off, or it kicks … Continue reading

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Recognising, accepting and moving on

This post might seem a bit odd to people who know me, as I’m known usually as being so up and enthusiastic, so positive and optimistic. But sometimes you can’t control things that happen in life and it can be … Continue reading

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New backpack …

I’ve been using a messenger bag for the last few years to take my stuff to work. It’s only a short walk of about 10 or so minutes, but I decided I’d get a new bag that spreads the weight … Continue reading

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Wk29 into Wk30 training

This last week my plan was to ease off and take a break from the heavy strength training and focus more on running and getting my sore neck sorted. I had a good week of 4 runs (23.5 miles), a … Continue reading

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My music this month

Here’s a good wee album I bought recently that I really like. Nice upbeat tunes to run / workout to. I know how Julie Lord likes to hear what I’ve been listening to, so I thought I’d share it here. … Continue reading

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I’m back and I have some plans!

The last 4 weeks I’ve taken a bit of time out to get some balance… some running, some rest and sleep, some strength training and some walking. I’ve listened to my body and rested when I needed it, and managed … Continue reading

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Time for new Aftershokz

I’ve had my Aftershokz titanium bone conduction Bluetooth headphones for just over 3 years. I got them just after they came out, as a treat for myself at the London marathon exbo in 2016. The other day, the right arm … Continue reading

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#whatwouldlorndo?

People can be great can’t they? I’ve posted about this before… but these last few weeks, people, some people, many people, have been really great. You might have noticed that I’ve been a bit quiet on here, I’ve taken a … Continue reading

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