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Wk7 Training Summary

Week 7 of my training and I think I got a better balance this week.  Although the bad news is I’ve managed to wreck my left hip flexor, so I’m not sure how I’ll continue my training next week.  I think it … Continue reading

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12 week Marathon Training Plan (sneak preview)

As I’ve already mentioned, I’m planning on training for a marathon this Spring. I aim to include around 465 miles of running over 13 weeks, and compliment my running with strength work, rest and plenty of good food, water (nutrition) … Continue reading

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If you smoke – give up!

I was walking on my way to work this morning and managed to catch up with a guy who was smoking.  Not only did he unknowingly blow his smoke in my face, he then proceeded to throw his cigarette butt … Continue reading

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When we lose fat…

I saw this and liked it: And how do we lose fat? Good nutrition and exercise…or see my Super Lean Regime!  

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Wk40 – My Training

This week has gone pretty much to plan, although I actually did 4 strength workouts across Monday and Wednesday as well as Metafit on those days too… so I’m thinking it’s a good idea to take a rest from it … Continue reading

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Wk23 – 2,000m swim before breakfast

This morning it was quite a thought to get up at 6:15am to be at the pool for 6:30ish… but I managed to get myself up and off to the pool ok… and I’m glad I did. I swam 10 lengths … Continue reading

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5/5 Top 10 ways to achieve your personal best

To take your training and competition to the next level you need to do more than just put in time, you need to have a plan.  Your training program requires constant adjustment throughout the year to avoid plateaux and burnout. … Continue reading

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New ViPR Workout

Inspired by the new Function Zone at Bellahouston and the new abundance of equipment in there… I figured it would be a good idea to get to know some of the equipment and get some good workouts from them. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Going Bananas?

The expression ‘Going Bananas’… comes from the effects bananas have on the brain (see below how).  Whatever you do, don’t put bananas in the fridge as the skin will go black! Bananas provide good energy and plenty more… below details … Continue reading

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Blurry vision is here to stay…

I went back to the Opticians today (a different one, referred by my GP) to get my eyes checked.  After my long run a few weeks ago, I generally felt wiped out and blurry vision wasn’t helping things.  I noticed … Continue reading

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