I've been doing a bit of thinking about how I can make an active effort to improve my running and looking back at what I was doing when I was a bit fitter (which really wasn't that long ago). When Gymshark emailed about doing #gymshark66 it felt like great timing. The premise is that it… Continue reading #Gymshark66 challenge
It's been a couple of weeks since the Cardiff Half and I've had a bit of time to reflect. Plus life has been super busy so I'm only just getting round to writing this post. In part one of this post I mentioned that I had three plans. Plan A was to do sub two… Continue reading When training for a race doesn’t go to plan…part 2
If you run, or known someone that does, then I imagine you'll have heard the term the 'hitting the Wall' (yes that capital W is not a typo). Basically, it's when your brain tells your body that enough's enough and you need to slow down. The idea of continuing with said run seems preposterous and… Continue reading Castle 2 Castle: Running and hitting the ‘infamous’ Wall
Ever looked at your training and wondered why, despite all the miles, you've not improved or gone backwards? That's what's happened to me recently. I've been doing lots of training but my times haven't improved, in fact I'm slower than I have been in a long time. Or that's how it feels. This picture appeared… Continue reading Time to train smarter?