It’s no secret that I’ve suffered from depression, anxiety and awkwardness in social situations. I’m more than comfortable around my friends but throw a new person in to the mix and it is game over for me. It’s not that I’m rude or anything but I struggle to connect with new people so I tend […]Read more "Mental Health Ambassador Programme"
A great many people have been awaiting with anticipation the result of a parish council vote on charging parkrun that could effectively spell the end of Little Stoke parkrun. Sadly, the decision went against parkrun yesterday with the councillors voting 6 to 4 for imposing a fee. There were 2 abstentions. Personally, and this is […]Read more "Reaction to: Stoke Gifford Parish Council deciding to charge Little Stoke parkrun"
As I sit here with man flu I’m starting to think that the running Gods don’t want me to get my shit together this year. Well, I say man flu…I don’t know what the kids have given me but it’s absolutely knocked me sideways. One minute I’m boiling hot and the next minute I’m freezing […]Read more "Resolution 10k 2016 and Marathon Training update"
So, with this being the 1st August my Eat Healthy August challenge starts today: Start Weight is 12 Stone exactly. Target Weight is 11 stone 6 pounds although an ideal weight would be more towards 11 stone. Current BMI is: 25.5 This means I’m currently classed as being overweight. Hitting my target weight of 11 […]Read more "AUGUST CHALLENGE – #EatHealthySteve – STARTS TODAY."
As I kick further into Marathon training one subject has reared its ugly head again and, to be honest, it’s about time I started to get it right. What am I talking about? Nutrition. During training for my first Marathon I was getting my entire nutrition bang on and I was probably my lightest for a […]Read more "EAT HEALTHY – AUGUST CHALLENGE"
Since the first week in June I’ve been steadily ploughing on with my marathon training. I’ve been following the Pfitzinger and Douglas up to 55 miles per week 18 week schedule. The first week was a mixture of an 8 mile lactate threshold run on Tuesday, a 9 mile aerobic run Thursday, a 4 mile […]Read more "6 Weeks of Marathon Training under the belt."
Spoilers; at some point this blog will turn into a rant. There may be swearing, there may be talk of toilets and there will be lots of ranting. Sorry about this…apparently if you suppress your rage it’s not good for your health. If I’d have posted an update the day after The Borrowdale Trail Run […]Read more "Training, parkrunning, trail running and HULK RAGE!!! (Borrowdale Trail Run Half Marathon 15th June 2014)"