Category Archives: Review

Feedback on the Bellahouston Refurb

Last week, the Bellahouston gym was closed for 9 days whilst it was being done up – the reported benefits included: Full refresh Replacement of old equipment Additional free weights (including dumbbells up to 50kg, a barbell rack and 4 … Continue reading

Posted in My Training, Review, Weights | 1 Comment

Training Plan Wk3

Training in Wk2 went well… a bit of rest and recovery from running, and LOTS of strength work.  I had a niggle in my left hip flexor at the start of the week, so I stayed off running until Friday … Continue reading

Posted in Review, Training Plans | Leave a comment

Born to Run – by Christopher McDougall

When I was on holiday recently, I read the following book: Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall.  I found it a little hard to get into for the first few chapters, but after a while it got really good.  This … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis, Review, Run, Ultramarathon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Extra Mile – by Pam Reed

I don’t tend to have the time or inclination to read many books, unless they’re books about training or how to manuals which you can dip in and out of… but as I was going on holiday for a week, … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis, Review, Run, Ultramarathon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Jackie – I salute you!

I noticed the other week how a person in my life has become a very influential person in helping me to progress with my running from only being able to run 20 minutes non stop, then up to 5ks, 10ks, … Continue reading

Posted in Review, Run | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Nike Plus…

When I started running properly in June 2008 I got my Nike Plus chip which linked to my iPod Nano.  You put your chip on or in your shoe and link it to your Nano to get feedback in your … Continue reading

Posted in Gadgets, Review | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment