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Winter Strength Workout Challenge

Following my Winter Ultra Run Challenge,  (here is how I did)  I thought I’d change direction a bit for December and give my body a bit of a rest from long distance running. It’s sort of to do with the … Continue reading

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Wk49 – Lower weights & Abs Wk1 mark 2

I did a weights routine for my legs and abs on Thursday morning and I was surprised to find on Thursday night and Friday I didn’t really feel much effect from it. So I decided I’d try again, with more … Continue reading

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Wk49 – Lower weights & Abs Wk1

Thursday morning and my second weights session in the gym this week.  Today it was Lower (legs) and abs.  I ran for 6 minutes at the start to warm up, then did my weights, then I ran for 4 minutes … Continue reading

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Wk49 – Upper Weights Wk1

Monday night and I went to Bella again, this time to do some weights for the first time in ages! Here’s what I did: Warm Up: Run: 10 minutes, 1.8km. Upper Weights: 5 x 2 supersets 3 x 10 reps: … Continue reading

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Wk2 – 4.34M Run and Gym Circuits

The snow didn’t come last night.  >:-/  So I could have done my hill runs this morning, but I’m glad I didn’t as I had a nice lie in after spinfit. 🙂  It should be a bit warmer tomorrow anyway. … Continue reading

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Gym Circuit Training

After a few sessions of 30 minute circuit training (4 reps of 10 exercises, 30 secs work/15 secs rest), I’m going  increase the reps to 6 reps per exercise so I’m doing 45 minutes.  I’ll try and do it on Wednesday night at the gym.  … Continue reading

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Wk50 – Spin bike then weights

Monday night I went straight to the gym after work. The plan was to do the usual warm up run, then weights. But the new spin bike was free, so I hopped on it instead of a treadmill. I’d already … Continue reading

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Wk49 – Friday, Run & Gym

On Friday I took a half shift… partly just because I was fed up of the weather and walking home in the dark and also so that I could fit in the gym and some errands after work. That day … Continue reading

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Wk49 – Thursday – Withdrawl symptoms…

As I already mentioned… 5 days off last week due to my cold… which I’m over. Then this week… I’ve been restricted by the snow. I managed to get to the gym on Monday morning before the snow came, but … Continue reading

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48 Week Totals…

4 weeks from the end of the year and I’ve done the following this year so far: Last year, in June after a year of exercise I’d:  run 646 miles (already run 683 miles including injury from Feb – May), … Continue reading

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