Tag: training

Taking my own good advice

I’ve got a cold. Not a bad cold, but a cold. If an athlete turned up at one of my sessions like this, I’d send them home. So I’m not training today. Mentally, it’s killing me (I love winter training); physically, it’s what I…

It’s always a choice

Anyone who ever speaks with me about anything will know that this is one of my catchphrases. As I sit here, with a gale blowing outside and rain on the way, I’m thinking about today’s training session. If I don’t do it: what will…

26th November

Reflections on last week: Tempo runs need to be faster at the base (level 3), with faster/slower sections from that. My training this week: Monday: strides: 30min run; 30s fast every 5 minutes Tuesday & Wednesday: stretch Thursday: tempo build-up pyramid (3mins, 4mins, 5mins,…

19th November

My training this week: Monday: pyramid hills, strength and stretch Tuesday & Wednesday: stretch Thursday: 6 x 3mins fast; 90s slow and stretch Friday: strength and stretch Saturday: Assessment day at Drummond Education Sunday: possible recovery run and stretch

Is it working for you?

Yesterday, I had the great privilege of leading an outrun with Tilehurst Runs Together.  We ran 7 miles around our little town (or is it a big village?!) and I had lots of conversations with different runners. Although the subject matter was very different…