My first thought when I got up this morning and heard the rain was thank goodness it's strength training today! It sounded awful outside. I'm hoping it's not quite so bad tomorrow or Thursday for my runs. My nice white trainers may be staying inside! My second thought was ooh my legs are still feeling… Continue reading Strength training and the need to be comfortable with being uncomfortable.
This weekend's big runs were 15 miles on Saturday followed by ten miles today. I'm still trying to keep one run hilly and the other run fairly flat to get the miles in but give my legs a bit of a break. Saturday - Caerphilly castle and back Saturday's adventure was my first trip up… Continue reading Weekend long runs – Caerphilly Castle and Cardiff
This morning, for the first time since I can remember, I listened to the radio whilst out on my run. I've never really run with headphones so by default I've not listened to music whilst I've been running. Before covid, when I drove to work rather than just sat down at my dining room table,… Continue reading Easy 7 miles and my radio revelation
This morning Gemma and I did another speed session. I genuinely think speed sessions are one of my favourite parts of my training plan. I really enjoy the long runs but the speed sessions are the exact opposite. Short and sharp. Here's our session from this morning. My hamstrings were tight after yesterday's strength training,… Continue reading Speedy Wednesday Runday