I’ve recently taken a bit of a break from all things running. It’s been a busy, and successful, year when it comes to my fitness and fundraising goals. I’ve already bagged a duathlon and 2 marathons with 3 triathlons thrown into the mix for good measure. Add into that all the 5k, 10k, 10 mile, […]Read more "Time for a rest"
As I’ve started to ramp up my training for the Chester Marathon in October more and more people have mentioned to me about over-training. I started my training plan on the 1st of July based on three runs a week. I’ve been using My-Asics for my training and have been logging them both on there […]Read more "The gentle art of over-training"
As a runner I’ve often heard of people talk about doing recovery runs and wondered whether this would benefit me as a runner. I’ve since decided to do some research on the recovery run issue to see if I should incorporate this into my training. During my research I came across this article (http://www.active.com/running/Articles/A_fresh_perspective_on_recovery_runs.htm) which […]Read more "Recovery Runs – Beneficial, Not Beneficial or a complete misnomer?"
When I’m broken they fix me – My history of Osteopathy and how it helps my running..Read more "When I’m broken they fix me – My history of Osteopathy and how it helps my running."
Let me start by saying this, I have no qualifications in osteopathy but I have been to osteopaths on and off for the past twelve years and it is certainly a subject that I am interested in. When I first went to an osteopath I was around twenty years old. I had suffered from a […]Read more "When I’m broken they fix me – My history of Osteopathy and how it helps my running."
2012 (1st March – 1st April) Getting Back on the Horse..Read more "2012 (1st March – 1st April) Getting Back on the Horse."
At the start of March I felt more than sorry for myself. After suffering cracked ribs and contracting pneumonia I knew that I had to give my body some time to heal otherwise I was going to cause myself some serious injury. I visited my Osteopath (http://www.wsqo.co.uk/) who checked over my ribs and confirmed that […]Read more "2012 (1st March – 1st April) Getting Back on the Horse."