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Wk2 – Crazy Intense Circuits wi Gill

Wednesday morning and I was at Bella at 630 to do 50 minutes worth of my Crazy Intense Circuits with Gill.  As usual I did the timings with my iPhone and Tabata HIIT app . We did the 2 sets of … Continue reading

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Wk29 – Insanity Day 7: Cardio Power & Resistance (plus stretching)

After the 8.5 hour hill climb on Sunday I was tired.  Most of me felt ok, but my quads were sore and I was just plain tired from all that walking on Sunday. I’d thought about taking Monday as a … Continue reading

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Wk27 – Double Spinfit

Double Spin on Tuesday night – tough work.  Helen wasn’t there as she has sadly broken her ankle!!  Arg!  So she’d set up a guy Scott to take the classes. He was ok, apart from that he didn’t introduce himself, … Continue reading

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Ow ow ow…

Jeezo… my legs are sore… my hamstrings and quads! Ouch.  I don’t know if it’s from the circuits from Monday night, or from double spinfit on Tuesday night… or from the injury I picked up last Friday. My hope is … Continue reading

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Wk22 – Double Spinfit

Tuesday night double spinfit… I felt good going into the first class and worked really hard. Helen is good at motivating you and by the end of the class I was dripping with sweat. By the time the second class … Continue reading

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Wk12 – 4.3M Maxwell Park run with a cold

Wednesday morning and I had a 10k (time trial) in my training plan, but in the back of my mind with me getting over this cold, I knew I wasn’t going to do a time trial of any sorts.  With two … Continue reading

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Wk5 – 5k Treadmill Intervals, 27 mins Circuits

Thursday night and although the weather was terrible, and I needed to check some things out about the electricity going off… I still managed to drag myself to Tollcross gym for a workout. I’d already done 10k of hills in … Continue reading

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‘Lazybones’ or ‘Motivated’?

A month into the year and you may be wondering why you aren’t seeing results of your increased effort as part of your new years resolution.  You may want to give up… well think again and read this: I used … Continue reading

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Wk3 – Circuits with Kettlebell & Bodyweight

Tonight I had the inevitable ironing and general house stuff to do… but at 8:30pm I decided it was time to fit in my first circuit training of this week in. 11 exercises, 6 reps, 30 secs work: 15 secs … Continue reading

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Wk2 – Monday morning run

Monday morning, Week 2 of training for the marathon.  7k on a treadmill was the plan.  It was meant to be an ‘easy’ run, so it should have been between 10 – 11 kph for me. I met a parent … Continue reading

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