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Hospital Exercise - 54

1 day, 14 hours

Tuesday 21st September 2021 Good evening all. Firstly i have to apologise for no blog for more than 3 weeks. Blog 53 advised i would be back into the hospital for another ...

1 day, 14 hours ago

Fin!

4 days

Hey Runsters!  When we last saw our intrepid runster he had been struggling to get back on the horse after holidays and new working commitments had driven a stake through the heart ...

Harlow parkrun

4 days, 18 hours

Another week, another parkrun, another trip to Essex and another New Town.  I have been to quite a few on my travels - Basildon, Stevenage, Milton Keynes, South Woodham Ferrers and today … Harlow ...

4 days, 18 hours ago

When plans make you.

1 week, 3 days

I do not like that DNF, I do not like the miles I left. I do not like that memory - Of quitting time, of stopping me. I do not like the dream ...

1 week, 3 days ago

Hello. I have not been writing this blog much. But then, I haven't been running much. Today, I was planning to spent a good while on my exercise bike. But I ...

Parlez-vous franglais?

1 week, 5 days

Er, yes, rather a lot of it on a (no longer very) recent visit to Jura. Despite having done French A-level, and actually having lived in France for some 18 months, my ...

1 week, 5 days ago

When it comes to opting for an organic lifestyle, one of the prevalent concerns is the cost. We all know organic food is costlier compared to conventional food.  Since organic food is ...

Ok so only a two year gap between blogs……… Quick round up on me. I like running long distances. I don’t really like training. My right knee decided in early 2020 ...

1 month ago

Belanja dengan perut kenyang. Anda akan membeli lebih sedikit makanan ringan dan/atau barang yang biasanya tidak Anda beli - dan hanya membeli bahan makanan, bukan hadiah dan semua barang tambahan, di toko ...

1 month, 1 week ago

There are 11 weeks to go and I really should've started training sooner.  In the past when I've had breaks from running, I've always found my way back to ...

It used to annoy me…

2 months, 1 week

... when I saw people posting links on here to blogs they'd written on other platforms, but then, Realbuzz got harder to use, it started flipping photos upside down, and then it ...

Is The Vegan Diet Healthy?

2 months, 4 weeks

If you were to ask the general population "Is the vegan diet healthy or unhealthy?" you will likely get one common response: unhealthy! Most people believe that vegans are deprived of important ...

2 months, 4 weeks ago

We live because people take gym work very seriously, but in many cases, they fall prey to the idea that they should not eat before exercise or they go to the gym ...

The best laid plans and all that

14 years, 11 months

Well with all the best intentions in the world sometimes things just happen that prevent even the most Ultimate of Olympians in completing their quest for glory. Zola Budd tripping Mary Decker ...

The best laid plans...

4 months, 2 weeks

So, was this my goodbye to 100 mile runs?  I wrote the funeral oratory to my dreams many times in the long hard miles between Marlow and Henley.  I phoned my family ...

4 months, 2 weeks ago

Encore

6 months, 2 weeks

After having pretty much decided to wrap up this blog at the end of 2020, I feel the need to add an extra chapter or two. In a strange twist of fate ...

6 months, 2 weeks ago

I couldn't think of a snappy title disappointingly but it does what it says on the tin! Well that last 10 years has flown by so as the saying goes then ...

what’s easy /comfortable /ste...

10 months, 3 weeks

I don’t know! All I can think of is my easy pace should have been Zone 2, comfortable Zone 3 and steady Zone 4? Either way, my first run in compression ...

10 months, 3 weeks ago

So here we are still not as we would like it to be.  It is turning out to be a hard year for everyone. In the last few weeks, I have started ...

Job done

11 months, 3 weeks

...legs absolutely shattered. Still who need legs when there's no running in the next few weeks🤣🤣🤣

11 months, 3 weeks ago

Like many of us I am sure. I was soooo disappointed when the London Marathon was initially postponed until October 2020 and then again till 2021.  I have a charity place with ...

Days 20 – 25

1 year, 1 month

GB Ultra Challenge 200k completed. Stats currently stand: 206km completed on day 25 Day 20 – Walk from Peckham Rye Park to home 4.56 miles Day 21 – Run in Crystal Palace Park ...

1 year, 1 month ago

sober day 2

1 year, 3 months

First day was fine, keeping busy is key. I had to drive to meet someone for work so it kinda does not count cuz I was not really thinking of it. I ...

1 year, 3 months ago

Week 5 Day 3

1 year, 4 months

20 minutes non stop is my greatest achievement since starting the programme. Put into perspective, four weeks ago I was jogging for no more than 90 seconds at a time

1 year, 4 months ago