TOTALS: 33 miles run, 3 strength workouts This week was a de-load week in preparation for some long runs coming up! I had a lower mileage long run, and lower mileages through the week – which was just what I needed after the hectic week I had last week (if you haven’t yet seen my… Continue reading Weekly Workout Round-up: Recovery Week
If you’ve read my weekly workout round-up, you’ll already know the end of this report, but I decided to write this as a bit more of an in-depth analysis of what went on at the Viña del Mar Adidas Halth-Marathon, raced on 1st October! It was a day of racing, which included a marathon, a… Continue reading Race Recap: Viña del Mar Adidas Half-Marathon
TOTAL: 39 miles run, 2 strength sessions I’m in the middle of training for a marathon, logging all of my miles and trying to follow plan as much as possible. What that plan did not tell me to do was… race a half-marathon on Sunday. Yet, what did I do? I did just that, because… Continue reading Weekly Workout Round-up: Surprise half marathon edition!
When I went travelling around South America for 6 months a couple of years ago, I had a few goals: 1 – Don’t die. 2 – Make friends. 3 – Don’t run out of money. 4 – Go for a run in every single town I stay in. I ran my first half-marathon 6 months… Continue reading EXPLORING: Running as a travel tool
I’m one of the most impulsive people you’ll meet. A friend suggests a holiday in the next week? Sign me up! I hear about a great movie on that night? I’m there! I decide to move to Santiago, Chile, for four months? All in a day’s work… I just don’t really plan things, and that… Continue reading IMPULSIVENESS: a welcome addition to exercise?
TOTAL: 37 miles run, 3 strength sessions I went to Los Angeles this week on a business trip!! As a job opportunity and a travel plan, it was something I was very excited about, but in terms of my fitness I was also nervous, because I had just committed to a training plan, and didn’t… Continue reading Weekly workout round-up: Marathon Training whilst Travelling!
TOTAL: 32 miles run, 2 strength sessions, 1 climbing session (Quick note – I wrote this on Monday 18th, when I was on the plane to L.A, but then was so busy with work that I didn’t have time to post it! So, it’s coming today with another post I wrote on the plane then… Continue reading Weekly Workout Round-up: A WEEK LATE!