Tag Archives: bellahouston

Wk8 – First swim of the year

This morning I was up just after 6am to go swimming.  The pain in my left Hip Flexor had eased a lot since Sunday afternoon where I found it hard to walk and had very limited range of movement.  I … Continue reading

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5M Winter Series wi Gill

I’ve started up running with Gill again on Thursday mornings before work.  I meet her at 630 and it’s a good way for me to make sure I get out of bed for a good 5 mile run, and I … Continue reading

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10k route from Bella

I plan to run this 10k route soon, try out my 50 or 55 minute mile pacing (8:00 min mile / 8:50 min mile), for when I’m pacing for the Glasgow Women’s 10k in just over a weeks time. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Spring Summer Strength Workout Challenge

Following around 12 weeks of my Winter Strength Workout Challenge, I’ve decided its time for a bit of a mix up and I’ve created a new Spring Summer Workout Challenge for 2012. I’ve really enjoyed getting back into the gym … Continue reading

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Wk7 – 5M Winter Series wi Gill

I thought I’d get Gill to do some speedwork today.  She wants to get faster over 5 miles and speedwork just might help her to do that.  We’ve been doing the same 5 mile route over Winter: from Bellahouston, along … Continue reading

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Wk6 – Lower Weights

Friday morning and I managed to drag my a$$ out of bed.  It was quite a feat actually as I’d been kept awake most of the night with my poor Mrs who has a really bad cough.  I could have … Continue reading

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Wk6 – 5M Winter Series wi Gill

It’s now two days after my long run (26.2 miles up Gleniffer Braes) and I must be doing something right as I’m not stiff from it and my energy levels are fine.  🙂  Woo hoo.  steak It must be that … Continue reading

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Wk5 – Lower Weights

Friday morning and the first alarm went off at 5:45am.  Then the next at 6am.  Then the snooze at 6:08am… I was about to get up, then the next snooze alarm went off at 6:16am and I got up. 😉  … Continue reading

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Wk4 – Circuits after a long rest day

I took Tuesday off as a proper rest day.  I did absolutley nothing apart from sleep, read, drink, eat, and make tomato and basil soup (and ate it).  I got lots of sleep and hopefully have recovered ok from the long run … Continue reading

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Wk3 – Weights in the gym

Thursday morning and I went to the gym to do some leg weights.  The gym in the morning is such a different place to the busy over crowded place it is at night.  When I got in, I was first … Continue reading

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