It may have rained a few times over the last few weeks, but it never crossed my mind that summer was almost over until the GGAC email came out on Tuesday: it claimed that cross-country season is just eight weeks away! Eeek; nothing says cold weather more than XC racing. With this in mind, the… Read More Marathon Training Week 7 : Going Longer and Longer
…to bizarre injury. Last Saturday I did a nice steady 4 hours on my feet having gone north from my house to join the Greensand Way heading in a westerly direction. I got to 11 miles in a little over two hours and turned around for home. At Birtley Green I decided to divert away… Read More From bizarre injury…
So, yesterdays planned trip to the big city didn’t exactly go to plan as I had hoped. I woke up with my leg still rather swollen (almost 3cm bigger than the left calf) and a message from a friend with massage knowledge who couldn’t rule out DVT as it is known in runners who run… Read More Leg update – and a day out
At last, the Spring term comes to an end and this final week has been a long one. We managed our, now regular, Monday morning swim and set off for work – just five more days to go. At pilates that night Lynds and I endured enjoyed a thorough workout under the guidance of Rachael.… Read More Regressing to my youth
This week seemed to be off to a cracking start. Then it all went rather downhill, so much so that I am now sat on the sofa with my feet up rather than pounding the streets. Let me explain: Monday: Swimming. Another Monday morning where, rather than doing a ‘set’, I opted to pootle… Read More It all started so well.
I’ve already subjected you to one set of ramblings this morning, so I shall try to keep this weeks review a little shorter. Monday: Swimming. After the weekends exertions I didn’t have it in me to do a proper swim session at 6:30am so I got to the pool and did about 30 lengths in… Read More Reconnoitering