Category Archives: Recovery

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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Running Marathons…

This time 4 years ago I ran my first official marathon event… the Lochaber Marathon – on the 10th April 2011.  It seems like a really long time ago, and at the time, I had already run the distance (13.1 miles up the West … Continue reading

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A few days rest for me

The day after my marathon was tough. :-S Sore feet, calves, quads, back, shoulders, eyeballs (ok, maybe not my eyeballs). 😉 I did an easy recovery run (as I’d arranged a coaching session with a new PT client) – we … Continue reading

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Wk29 – 15.35M sort of by mistake

As you know from my last post… I planned to get up early (5:30am, to be out the door for 5:45am) this morning.  I did it.  I dragged myself out of bed and got out the door and started my … Continue reading

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How to deal with injury constructively

So, you’re training for a big event… a run, big walk or triathlon… 6 weeks into your 12 week training plan… and ‘PING’ something goes. You’re injured and you need to reassess your training and goals.  I used to get … Continue reading

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Sore Muscles

Yesterday’s workout in they gym must have worked:  Today I  have sore: arms (biceps, triceps, forearms), legs, back, bum, chest.  All over. 😉 It’s a good kinda sore though, glad to be back in the gym.  See my Super 8s … Continue reading

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Taper and Recovery

This week has been a good recovery or taper week for me. Monday was a bank holiday where I did not much more than walk and eat. 🙂 Tuesday I lay in in the morning and took Kaizen Runners at … Continue reading

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