My mother always says that nerves are normal, and that nerves are natural. In her opinion, nerves show how much we care about something – if we are nervous by the prospect of an exam or a performance, it means that we really want to do well and must be totally invested in the process.… Continue reading NERVES – it’s all natural
I wasn’t planning on writing a whole post dedicated to this day, simply because I tried to treat it just like a normal long run day, so it wasn’t so special for me. But there were so many weird things that happened and things which didn’t quite work out that I decided there were enough… Continue reading 20 miles and 10km Race For Life – Sunday Recap
TOTALS: 46 miles run, 4 strength sessions This week has just whipped past. I have no idea how it went so fast when I have done not very much other than my normal running schedule and my work. In addition to my job here and my blog, I also have to do a project for… Continue reading Weekly Workout Round-Up: The Start of Summer!
TOTAL: 39 miles run, 3 strength sessions, 1 climbing session This week has been so strange, seeming to drag so slowly from Monday-Thursday and then the past three days racing away in the blink of an eye. It’s also been filled with some super high points, and some quite bad lows where things just kept… Continue reading Weekly workout round-up: Decision Time!
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!