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Happiness is…being able to run with others again

The rules in Wales changed yesterday, and it means that socially distanced runs with one other person are now permitted. I hadn't been expecting any changes to the exercise regulations, that could be me not following the right channels as I've been more focussed on what's happening with the schools, or it could be that… Continue reading Happiness is…being able to run with others again

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Heart rate running – the art of distraction

I had another attempt at an easy run keeping my heart rate down today. My new headphones arrived yesterday so took my friend Cat's advice and listened to a podcast rather than music to see whether that would help. I've not long started listening to podcasts and I'm half way though Shreds which is about… Continue reading Heart rate running – the art of distraction

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Four easy miles- heart rate running

Today I gave heart rate running another go. Here's what I discovered: Heart rate running is hugely frustrating if you're not used to it.The more I got frustrated the more I found it hard to keep my heart rate low.I'm not sure that my watch is particularly accurate. Heart rate running is hugely frustrating if… Continue reading Four easy miles- heart rate running

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Strength and conditioning training – adding to the challenge

After building some confidence from last week's session and from the Run Things Zoom evening with Matt Phillips (aka Runchatlive.com) I'm trying to make sure I make the most of my strength training. I added a couple of extra reps to my goblet squats today so did 10 squats per set rather than eight. I… Continue reading Strength and conditioning training – adding to the challenge