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Take Care of Yourself: Part 3: Sleep Well

In my second part of my Take Care of Yourself series, today I’m looking at how to Sleep Well. Remember this all stems from something a very wise and lovely lady once said to me… ‘Take care of yourself: Eat … Continue reading

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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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Wk4 – Circuits after a long rest day

I took Tuesday off as a proper rest day.  I did absolutley nothing apart from sleep, read, drink, eat, and make tomato and basil soup (and ate it).  I got lots of sleep and hopefully have recovered ok from the long run … 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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Long run plans and excuses excuses

 This week didn’t exactly go to plan, but I’m still kind of in holiday mode and don’t want to rush back to training to quickly. 😉  On Tuesday night our washing machine packed in, so with a new one getting … Continue reading

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Rest before the storm

Thursday night I was meant to be going to the gym to run on the treadmill and perhaps do a kettlebell workout after a haircut. But it didn’t really go that way. I should have gone straight after the hair … 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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Wk40 – Training Plan

This week, my first week of building my running mileage up… didn’t start off too well.  After Sunday night, 3.5 hours in the pool, I was knackered.  All of Monday, all I could think about was my bed.  And after … Continue reading

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