Tag Archives: recovery

2/5 Top 10 Recovery Tips

Rest and recovery is an essential part of any workout routine.  Your after exercise recovery routine has a big impact on your fitness gains and sports performance and allows you to train much more effectively.   It’s best practice to … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Cancer Survivors and Exercise : by David Haas

I was recently contacted by a guy from New York called David Haas. He was asking if I would consider having a guest post on my blog which promoted how good exercise is for Cancer survivors.   😉 I’ve had … Continue reading

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Wk3 – 5M Winter Series wi Gill

After missing my run with Gill on Monday morning (due to lack of sleep on Sunday night) I’d arranged to meet her on Tuesday morning to do our 5 mile loop instead.  I felt ok, if a little tired when … 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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Wk44 – Swim Session 10 and some (3000m)

Tuesday night. I went to Bella to swim again. I thought I’d take in what Mark said last night and try and improve my stroke based on his feedback. I wasn’t really in the mood for it come 3-4pm but … Continue reading

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Rest and recovery :-)

I think I might have my training plan of 1 week of lots of running miles, and the next week as recovery, spot on. Two days later, after my 4 hour run on Saturday, I feel rather tired today. I don’t … Continue reading

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Didn’t manage to get out of bed this morning!

The plan this morning was to get up for an 8 mile run… for some readon, (darkness,

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Rest and Recovery time :-)

I. Have. Blurry. Vision.  Gubbed.  That’s what I’m thinking.  I’m thinking I’m gubbed. (Yes, I probably should be wearing my contacts or my glasses, but I’m not… so there). My vision is odd.  It’s ok most of the time, then I … Continue reading

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Wk37 – Insanity Day 25

Wednesday morning and I met Gill at Bella.  We haven’t met for a few weeks as I’ve been on holiday and she ‘overdid’ it on a work night out which knocked her out for A WEEK!  :-O This week is … Continue reading

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Wk32 – Spinfit and Insanity Day 16 Cardio Recovery

You  might have noticed I’ve been a little quiet about any training in the last few days… usually I start Mondays with an early morning run, but after my disturbed sleep on Sunday night after my 5 hours gardening and … Continue reading

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