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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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IT band rehab workout

In my quest for getting my IT band back to normal… I’ve come up with the following workout to help strengthen my legs and hopefully get me back running soon. For more informatin on IT band friction Syndrome (ITBFS) go … Continue reading

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Avoiding Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

So… after my first two marathons I ran… I was in pain.  My legs were dying… sore calves, hamstrings, quads.  I thought it’s just what happens.  I thought, you’ve pushed your body to the limits and now you’re paying for … Continue reading

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Wk18 – 16M Newton Mearns hilly

Saturday morning before we fly out to Portugal, and I wanted to get a long run with hills in.  Since the marathon the most I’ve run was 11 miles and it was nice and comfortable… I really felt like I … Continue reading

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18th pint of blood given…

Thursday night is late opening at the Glasgow Blood Donor centre in the city centre. It’s open late (til 7pm) on Wednesdays too. Tonight I went along to give my 18th pint of blood. I gave blood last in December … Continue reading

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