Introduction: Today, 16th April 2017, my fiancé and I participated in the Chasewater Easter 10k event. I found this event online, and as it was local we decided to enter. The 10k race cost us £14 each to enter and for that we received an accurately measured 10k course, timing
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Introduction: My fiancé and I were looking at this event for our first 10k as it seemed good value for money – £18 for a full UK Athletics accredited race with bib chip timing, and you got a technical t-shirt, medal, a banana and free race photos. We decided, however,
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April 13, 2017

Recovery For Runners

Introduction: Rest and recovery play an important part in any sports training program. Despite the importance, recovery is often overlooked as both beginners and experienced runners a like seek results. How can you ensure that you get enough rest and recover efficiently to allow you to continue training and pushing
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Me and my fiancé are both gym members – I joined in the winter of last year to lose weight and he joined in February because he wanted to use the weights, but we also had a 100km running challenge to complete in March, and we decided that the treadmill
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Introduction: When I first started my fitness journey, I struggled with finding my running motivation. I hate being bad at things, and that’s why I’ve never stuck to learning to play the guitar! I hate not being able to play and I can’t get past the “being bad” part as
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April 12, 2017

My Goals 2017-2018

My Goals: I have a range of short-term and long-term goals to help to keep me motivated, but to also ensure that my training is effective and I am progressing towards my aims of running a marathon to the best of my ability. Short-Term: At present my short-term goals (within
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April 12, 2017

My Progress (6 Months)

When I first started out running back in November 2016, the aim of the game was to lose some weight (I was 12 stone 7 at 5 foot 5”, with a BMI in the unhealthy range). I started out with the notion that it wouldn’t be too difficult to jog
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