Tag: training

7th January

Reflections on last week:A late change of social arrangements meant that my training last week was completely different from what I’d originally planned.Still, for me, it had the right mix of running, activities I enjoy and training which will make me a better runner….

31st December

Reflections Reflections on last week: Last week wasn’t great, with it being Christmas. I did manage a couple of runs, a couple of strength sessions and some stretching. Not brilliant, but ok. This week my goal is to write my next plan with a…

24th December

Reflections on last week: I feel like I haven’t trained in the last week, but I think that’s because there’s been so much else on! I did squidge in a long run on Saturday. My training this week: Monday: gym strength session stretch Tuesday…

Guilty feelings

My excellent friend and colleague Joanna (see her fabulous work) once reminded me that I can do anything, not everything. I’m struggling to fit in my running training at the moment. I’m doing the bits I consider hard (speed work, hills etc.), but there’s…

Making it a routine

People sometimes ask me how I manage to get my training and fitness activities wedged into my week. Routine is key! Although I’m trying to up my running training (as opposed to just staying fit) at the moment, getting that training into my routine…

17th December

Reflections on last week: Although last week wasn’t supposed to be an ‘easy’ week, it was an interesting one: I only ran once and my goodness me, did I run hard! The 80/60 session is one of my favourites and I managed to hit…

10th December

Reflections on last week: Rest is best! Really pleased I had an easier week last week; I’ve got over my cold and I’m ready to get back again! My training this week: Monday80/60: 80s fast; 60s rest x10 or until distance failed twiceBody Balancepossibly…