Category Archives: Heart Rate

My Glasgow Marathon = My Lifetime PB :-D

Today, Saturday 21st September 2013, I ran my Glasgow Marathon. I had a great run, all over Glasgow. I pushed hard, had fun, winked at an old man, had my cape on, nearly got tripped up by a little dog, … Continue reading

Posted in Heart Rate, Marathon, Motivation, Pacing | 6 Comments

21st pint of blood given…

I gave blood for the 21st time today.  🙂  I gave blood in the new donor bus this time as it came to my work. 😀 My haemoglobin was 13.9 which is pretty good (it has to be 12.5 to … Continue reading

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How to run and enjoy it!

In the past few months I’ve been helping quite a few people start to run.  Starting out running can be a bit daunting.  Firstly you don’t know how your body will react when you start running and secondly, it’s all … Continue reading

Posted in Heart Rate, Motivation, Pacing, Run, Running Coach, Speedwork, Top 10s | 6 Comments

Barrathon Race Report 2012

Well… what can I say about the Barrathon? What a well organised and great event. There were 250 finishers this year and I knew 15 of them, and had good chats with another 6 who I didn’t know on the … Continue reading

Posted in Challenge, Heart Rate, Run, Special Event | 3 Comments

Garmin 610… what you can do with it. :-)

garmin610 A friend of mine has just been fortunate enough to buy herself a Garmin 610 – welcome to the club!  🙂 I love my Garmin 610 and since getting my first Garmin (405) in 2008 I’ve got to grips … Continue reading

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Increased Calorie Burn After Exercise

I’ve always read and beleived that exercise is good for you.  Exercise was always promoted to my by my parents and school and I’ve always taken part in extra curricular activities after school and outside my work life. Exercise is … Continue reading

Posted in Heart Rate, Intervals, Recovery, Tabata | 2 Comments

My goals for the D33: Tick! + some tips!

On Saturday the 17th March 2012, I completed my first official Ultramarathon.  The D33 went really well for me, almost exactly to plan and I think I ran the race of my life. Below is an update of (how well) … Continue reading

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