Tag Archives: long

Exercising whilst fasted

At the end of August 2012 I began experimenting with Intermittent Fasting.  Firstly, one day a week, without exercise (for 10 weeks), and now I’ve moved onto 2 days a week with exercise (see more here for the duration of … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts…

So it’s come to that time of the week for my Thursday thoughts… the end of my week has been overshadowed by the fact that I can’t help but take notice of the weather forecast for the weekend… for Saturday … Continue reading

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7 week Half Marathon plan

Following my post yesterday about how to increase your mileage from 10k up to half marathon distance, another friend asked me if I thought it would be too much of an ask for him to aim to run a half … Continue reading

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Q: Running Long and thoughts on runs

Someone at work asked me a few questions about running today, and I thought I’d answer them on here for her… 🙂 How do you increase the distance you generally run (from 10k)? First of all you need to decide … Continue reading

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The end of my Winter Ultra Run Challenge…how has it gone?

It is coming to the end of my Winter Ultra Run Challenge, where I was going to test myself (and my training plan) to see if I thought I could run the 53 miles that is the Highland Fling from … Continue reading

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Wiped out after my long run….

Whole body tired.   Calves feel like bricks.  Slightly stiff shoulders.  Very hungry tummy.  That’s how I feel today: my long run hangover continues.  🙂 It’s two days after my long run on Saturday and I’m not actually too sore.  But … Continue reading

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Weather and route for my next long run

The weather on Saturday morning (29th October) is meant to be pouring rain (10’C ish) … although the forecast said that last week and it didn’t rain once! It will be my first proper run on the West Highland Way (as … Continue reading

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