Oops, am I in trouble again? Not this time.It's one of my new workouts.I have been writing up my own workouts for a few weeks now, taking ones I see online and tweaking them for my home gym, or using a workout from instagram as an idea base to make my own from.In all of … Continue reading Ups & Downs –
Over the last 3 years I've discovered a lot about myself, what a runner looks like and what a runner actually is. In a nut shell, a runner is someone who runs. Fast or slow, smooth, elegant or like a baby giraffe. Large or small, it doesn't matter. So long as they are moving forward … Continue reading What does a runner look like..?
I'm not sure exactly what it was. I'm not sure whether it's all in my mind. I'm not sure if I was just having a bad week or two. What I am sure about though is that the small intake of carbs between Thursday and Sunday certainly contributed to my increased performance over the weekend. … Continue reading Carbs are back
Its been 8 weeks and I've discovered I need to change where I'm going with lchf. It might seem a bit 'oh I love this, its fantastic' one minute and the next 'ugh, feel like shit, it's not working', I see that. I am in both of those camps right now. I figure eight weeks … Continue reading 8 weeks – time to re-assess
And why do you do it? I got thinking about this at work today after a customer came in - Not wearing her active wear like she usually does - and we commented about the 3 sets of clothes we have. Work wear, gym wear and dressing up. My colleague asked what gym she uses … Continue reading What’s your exercise?
In the two years I've been running 'seriously' - as in training and running events, not just running for the love of it - I've had one hell of a fun time. There have been amazing highs and heart breaking lows. I've had fantastic races and great times. I’ve had bad runs, horridly slow runs … Continue reading My Journey – the first 2 years…
I've been lazy with my workouts. Its been busy at work - I've been lazy. Physically I am tired - I've been lazy. My body has ached and is sore - I've been lazy. I really want to run - I've been lazy. I really want to run - I've been scared. I'm scared it's … Continue reading Running scared – no excuses
I've always known I should do more strength training and this weekend just gone reinforced that fact. I'll go into detail on the weekends shenanigans in another post, but first let me talk about my strength training or lack thereof. Knowing you should do something and actually doing it are two completely different things. I'm … Continue reading From strength to strength
I remember back in January, or close to it, when I decided I would spend this year doing races, thinking that my marathon in September was so far away and I would be all prepared and it would be an experience not to forget. Well all of a sudden it is upon me and while … Continue reading Race week preparation
May is turning into a busy running month. - 1st - Harcourts Signature Round the River 10km - 8th - Mother's Day Classic 8km - 15th - City to Casino 11km The organisers of the first race have high expectations or are some serious runners. There are two categories. Race and Social. Now because I … Continue reading May Races