Lungs gasping for air, heart beating hard, legs screaming. Aren't the both they best and worst feelings for runners? In this training block I'm back doing hills again. On Sunday I watched my three year old son run down a hill with the joy and abandon of, well, a three year old. You know what?… Continue reading Hill sessions back!
Last night I made the decision to reduce the number of miles I was running this morning from eight to six. I was worried about how my ankle would manage as it felt very stiff later in the day after my strength training and I really didn't fancy making it any worse! So, this morning… Continue reading Reducing my easy miles – tweaking my session
Today's strength training session felt a bit all over the place. Normally I have a plan and I work my way through the list of exercises that I've chosen and voila done! Today I was really mindful that my leg ankle felt stiff after going over on it on Sunday and I didn't want to… Continue reading When lack of organisation leaves a session without structure
This weekend has been perfect for running - sunny but slightly cool still. It's my favourite time of the year to run. It's warm but not stifling and there's a slight cool breeze in the air. This week was a cut back week so my weekend runs were only meant to be ten miles and… Continue reading Celebrating the joy of running in Spring