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
Did I mention I'm running an ultra marathon this year? Maybe just the once or twice? The first rule of training for an ultra is to tell everyone about it. All of the time... Or maybe not. Day two into January and my other half is starting to get bored of the training plan chatter… Continue reading Ready, set, let the training commence!