Author Archives: lornpearson

Wk30 into Wk31

Last week I did 3 swims, 2 runs, 1 strength, about 3-5 short walks and had a rest day on Saturday. As I hadn’t swum on Sunday due to being away for the weekend, I swam first thing on Monday … Continue reading

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My training in July and going forward

I’ve not written a post about my training for a while, so I thought now would be a good time to write something. It’s near the end of July, and my training has been consistent – building up my swimming … Continue reading

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Swimming instead of running!

As you may know, with my injury preventing me from running the way I’ve wanted to since about August 2020, I’ve shifted what I do training wise a few times. At the end of May I had been focusing on … Continue reading

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Dressed like an Apple Fitness icon

A funny thing happened today… funny or maybe a bit sad … being an Apple gadget freak that I am… I noticed on iPhone messages that you can add Apple Fitness icon to your messages … cool I thought… I’ll … Continue reading

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Dumbrock Loch swimming

After my attempts at swimming in a loch or two and the sea in June, I figured it was about time I got back in a loch for a swim. With Tollcross closed for an event this weekend, and the … Continue reading

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Taking a different path

Today I went a run… a little longer than my usual 5k, up to Maxwell Park and back. It’s a route I’ve done for over a decade and one of my favourites… a bit uphill at the start, and of … Continue reading

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Transferred to the Brighton 10k

I feel a bit of a sense of relief.. and less of a failure today… I say failure, I don’t really feel like a failure, but I know that given the way my leg is, there’s no way I’ll be … Continue reading

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How to plan your activity and get fit and healthy

I’ve written before about how I got fitter and healthier and lost weight… I thought I’d write a bit today about how you can set goals to become more active, and hopefully have the outcome of becoming more fit, healthy … Continue reading

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New bright swim cap

After my epiphany earlier in the week with a new swim cap (which made me go a wee bit faster in the pool… and did a good job protecting my hair too!)… I figured I could do with a brighter … Continue reading

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Got myself some flippers / fins

There’s this classic picture of me when I was little… aged about 3, with arm bands and flippers on in Cyprus. It’s how I learned to swim… the flippers gave me the confidence and power I needed in a deep … Continue reading

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