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TRAINING GOALS PART 1: Running into difficulties

The past couple of months, I’ve felt myself in a bit of a rut. That may have been noticeable with my lack of blog posts, especially in the last couple of weeks. Once I finished university for the summer, I was at the highest peak my running had ever been, and I was doing more… Continue reading TRAINING GOALS PART 1: Running into difficulties

Thoughts · Workouts

Weekly Workout Round-up: I’M BACK!!

TOTAL: 30 miles ran, 2 strength sessions. I think I have finally settled back into a routine here! (Cue happy music, and self-congratulatory GIFs) It has (only) taken me 4 weeks to get back on track, after moving and starting a new job and figuring out everything from the bus system, to which roads I’m… Continue reading Weekly Workout Round-up: I’M BACK!!

Thoughts · Workouts

TREADMILL – A blessing in disguise?

Treadmill. The dreadmill. The hamster wheel. Running in the gym brings with it so many negative connotations, of boredom and of wasted opportunities to spend time in the sun, out in the fresh air. But although I would never dream of switching to treadmill running permanently, there are benefits to it which you just can’t… Continue reading TREADMILL – A blessing in disguise?

Paleo · Thoughts · Workouts

Weekly workout round-up – July check-in!

38 miles run, 3 strength sessions, 1 climbing session July is done. 178 miles run. Plus climbing, hiking, lifting and walking. And friend visits and family parties which have wreaked havoc with my training schedule. 178 miles, which is my highest total monthly mileage ever. It breaks down into an average of 5.75 miles a… Continue reading Weekly workout round-up – July check-in!

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ACTIVEWEAR – necessary or just accessory?

I’m an activewear addict. I probably spend more on activewear and running kit than I do on normal clothes, and I definitely spend more time wearing them and perusing internet shopping sites for good deals on my favourite brands. But how much of this is necessary for good athletic performance, and how much is just… Continue reading ACTIVEWEAR – necessary or just accessory?