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February 16, 2020

Alphalete 5th Birthday Sale

Introduction: Last week (February 8th 2020) marked the fifth birthday of Alphalete, and thus, a birthday sale! I’d been eyeing up a few items on the website for a while, but wanted to wait for the February launch to see what was available. Oh, and who doesn’t love a sale?!
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Reebok Nano 9 In Box

February 9, 2020

Reebok Nano 9 Shoe Review

Introduction: So I finally took the plunge and invested in a pair of Reebok Nano 9 training shoes! My strength training routine has really been dialled in lately and I find myself pretty committed. Before I used to see weight training as a chore to supplement my running and to
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End Of January

February 2, 2020

The End of January

I don’t like to wish the time away, but it has felt like the longest January ever, for me at least! With that being said, it has been a productive month. To help me stay consistent and motivated, I plan on taking a look back on each month and evaluating
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National Running Show Selfie
This month has felt like the longest one on record! I’m not even counting down to payday (27th), nor my birthday (30th), and yet it still feels long. My birthday falls on Thursday this year, so we decided to celebrate it this weekend rather than next as it fell in
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Personal Trainer Motivation
Introduction: I have mentioned a few times in previous posts that I am currently studying towards my Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification. I have also signed up for the Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification as I hope to follow this career path in the future (it was cheaper to enroll
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Gymshark 66
Gymshark 66: I hope you are all having a great new year so far! To help me stay motivated and consistent, I have decided to take part in the Gymshark 66 Challenge. I’m not going to lie; I had no clue what this was until this year when I got
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Keeping New Year's Resolutions
Introduction: Ah, the start of a new year! For me, the turning into a new year signifies a clean break and a chance to reset. Sure, I look back and reflect on the previous year, but I don’t dwell on it. Any missed goals or disappoints remain part of the
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
I just want to wish everyone a merry Christmas / happy holidays! I hope that you have had a great time over the festive period. Unfortunately, I spent the majority of it ill… boo! When I wasn’t being too ill, I spent the rest of the time eating… oops! I
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Sneyd 10 Mile 2019 Race Number
Introduction: I ran the Sneyd 10 Mile Pudding Run for the first-time last year. It was not only my first time partaking in the event, but also my first attempt at the 10 mile distance. Usually I stick with the more common distances of 5k, 10k, half marathon and marathon.
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2019 Summary and 2020 Goals

December 8, 2019

2019 Summary and 2020 Goals

Introduction: Typically, I would wait until the end of December to write a post like this, however I feel like I need to take some positives from 2019 and set a plan to ensure that I can improve in 2020. Towards the end of last year, I set myself some
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