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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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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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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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Not enough shut eye…

Monday morning and the night before I’d woken at 4am and couldn’t get back to sleep. I think I was thinking about work (swimming teaching) and what I’m going to do with a few kids to get them to progress. … Continue reading

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Final Taper week & Carb loading

Week13 of my marathon training: taper week.  The aim is to keep active, but cut back on exercise.  Increase water and carb intake and increase sleep if possible. Perhaps this is too much planning…but here is the plan for this … Continue reading

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