Friday – Food

SALMON WITH BROCCOLI RICE Ingredients Check 1/4cup brown sugar Check 2tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce Check 1cup long-grain white rice Check 1 head broccoli, florets only, chopped (about 2 cups) Check 4 pieces skinless salmon fillet (1 1/4 pounds total) Check 1 large red onion, cut into 1/4-inch-thick wedges Check 1tablespoon olive oil Check kosher salt […]

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Thursday – CrossTraining

The cross training I’m recommending this week is DDP Yoga. DDP Yoga is the brainchild of former wrestler Diamond Dallas Page and it’s responsible for the amazing transformations of army veteran Arthur Boorman as well as saving the lives of former wrestlers Jake “The Snake” Roberts and Scott Hall who were both heading down a road of […]

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Wednesday – Workout

The exercise of the week this week is perfect for core stability for runners. The Plank Start with this video on how to do The Plank and get the correct form Then move on to this Plank workout once you’ve got the form down.

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Tuesday – Training

As I head towards Chester Marathon I’m currently in week eight of the multiple marathon training plan that I’m following. I’ve been following these plans since Manchester Marathon in the build up to my Marathon leg in The Lakesman and now into Chester. The plan is adapted slightly from an original plan by Pfitzinger and Douglas […]

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Monday – Motivation

A few friends have recently commented on how much they regret not going for that job or not carrying on with that hobby or sport. Push for those dreams. You’ll regret it a lot more if you never tried. Sometimes failure is good because achieving what you want shouldn’t be easy.

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Friday – Food

  Every Friday I’ll be posting up a recipe that I’ve incorporated into my nutrition plan while I’m Marathon training.  FALAFEL BURGERS INGREDIENTS 400g can chickpea (rinsed and drained) garlic clove (chopped) Handful of flat-leaf  or curly parsley 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1/2 tsp harissa paste or chilli powder 1 small […]

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Thursday – CrossTraining

As I’ve been training for triathlons recently I’ve been doing a lot of swimming training. Now that the triathlons are on the backburner for now I’ll still be incorporating swimming into my training plan but I’ll be using it specifically for cross-training. The session I’ve been following this week is a speed session: Warm-Up 200-metre […]

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