Category: wellness

Nearly there…

Reading Half Marathon is on Sunday and I, along with many of my athletes have trained hard. We need to remember to be calm at the start, in order to be strong at the end. I took this picture by the Kennet and Avon…

CALM DOWN!!!!!

What I would tell other people:– breathe– look at the facts– work in real life now, not a perceived future Why is it so hard to do?!

(half) Maranoia is real!

Intention: Do all the running because all of the training I’ve done so far is now entirely worthless Actual: 4 miles running around the woods in the rain, having a lovely time on the hills What did I learn? 1. I have trained hard…

Dunbumrun

Intention: 7 miles half marathon pace; work got in the way so amended to a fast 3 miles Actual: Horrible run; feeling shattered; walked last 1/2 mile home What have I learnt? My body’s tired and needs a rest; I love my new headless…

No one is making you

I just read a social media post from one of my athletes, “Sadly, I can’t go to xxx because I have a 12 mile run to do.” Just reminding everyone that very few of us have to run 12 miles; if there’s something you’d…

I’m not built to run

Two people have said this to me recently. What did they mean, I wonder? If you run, you’re a runner, whatever your shape.

Bogged down in the details

Losing sight of the bigger picture is really easy, as we micromanage our lives, trying to get the best out of every moment. I’m trying really hard to leave free time in my diary – saying no to appointments and social gatherings and giving…