This week has been a recovery week on my plan after last weekend's marathon. Post marathon I celebrated by having my first Pfizer vaccine. They'd just started vaccinating the over 40s last week in Cardiff. This week it's under 40s as well, which is great to see. I definitely have appreciated the more restful week.… Continue reading A quiet week on the training plan…just what I needed.
And just like that somehow I reached my marathon length training run. It was a run I was unsure about. Unsure if I could do the distance and unsure how long it would take me. It turns out I shouldn't have been worried at all. I never thought I'd see myself saying that about running… Continue reading Marathon training run – Done!
I've spent quite a bit of time since starting my training feeling frustrated that, whilst I can cover the distances I've been running, I'm not that quick. I don't doubt that by the time race day arrives I'll be able to keep going across the 40 miles of the race and, whilst I'm not aiming… Continue reading Week 13 – weekend runs and some unpicking some frustrations
Strength training FOUND…Gertrude my left glute. She decided to pop up to shyly say hello this morning after multiple single leg strength exercises. I've done a bit of reading and in order to strengthen my glutes it's best to do more single leg exercises so the muscle has to work rather than dual leg work… Continue reading Week 13 – mid week training