Blogs

Browse the blogs for inspiration or start your own blog to track your progress in whatever challenge you’ve set yourself.

  • Filter

Latest from the community

Hospital Exercise - 63

1 week, 2 days

Good day all. Hope all well with everyone reading this. Bit of a change to things envisaged since the previous blog on 6th April '22. I was expecting to send in a ...

1 week, 2 days ago

Well … you can’t win them all!  At my age you are lucky to win anything at all!  To explain - I had hoped to run the London Marathon in April 2020.  This ...

3 weeks, 1 day ago

LLMH 2022 Job done

1 month, 1 week

Normally this would be the preliminary test for a spring London marathon. Now this is still a test but for an October London marathon as you all know.  Went OK coming in ...

1 month, 1 week ago

Here I am again, still running and back marathon training, this time for a marathon entered at the start of 2020.  Not as excited about the race as I might have been ...

Hey Mondo

2 months, 3 weeks

It’s taken me a lifetime to learn to appreciate when the extraordinary is emerging from the everyday and is taking shape in front of me. By 'everyday' I mean anything - from ...

Seventh Heaven

7 months, 1 week

London Marathon number 7 is in the bag (made up of 6 in London and 1 ran virtually). But wow, what an emotional rollercoaster of a weekend! A trapped nerve (I think ...

7 months, 1 week ago

How EHR Made Israel the World...

7 months, 2 weeks

To fight against COVID-19, the medical community uses not only proven practices but also modern technologies: digital therapeutics, contact tracing applications, and so on. We will tell you about solutions that are ...

Medical Abortion - The Best N...

7 months, 2 weeks

Medical abortion is an effective, low risk and non-surgical health procedure: It has a 98% success rate and it can be done from the comfort of your home.For most women, abortion ...

7 months, 2 weeks ago

When plans make you.

8 months, 1 week

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 ...

8 months, 1 week 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?

8 months, 1 week

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 ...

8 months, 1 week ago

Why is Organic Food Costlier:...

8 months, 2 weeks

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 ...

8 months, 2 weeks ago

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 ...

9 months 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 ...

9 months, 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 ...

10 months ago

... 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?

10 months, 3 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 ...

10 months, 3 weeks ago

7 Amazing pre-workout food

11 months, 4 weeks

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 ...

11 months, 4 weeks ago

The best laid plans and all that

15 years, 7 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 ...

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 ...

Encore

1 year, 2 months

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 ...

1 year, 2 months ago

10th anniversary of my blog

1 year, 5 months

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 ...

1 year, 5 months ago

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 ...

1 year, 6 months 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 ...

1 year, 8 months ago

Days 20 – 25

1 year, 9 months

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, 9 months ago

sober day 2

1 year, 11 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, 11 months ago

Week 5 Day 3

1 year, 12 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, 12 months ago

Hi guys, I've been quiet for such a long time because - yes, you guessed it - I haven't been running, sigh. I've always had dodgy knees & being nearly 3stone overweight ...

Zombie run home workout.

2 years, 1 month

More chat than expected. Bug crawl is weird.

2 years, 1 month ago

Strange Times

2 years, 1 month

It's unfamiliar territory for everyone.  We are allowed to exercise once a day, but how long will that last?  I am trying to go out each day for a run, while ...

2 years, 1 month ago

The one with the very late Sn...

2 years, 2 months

I’m not known for writing blogs close to events and this one is no change. I wrote this only 2 weeks after the magic Snowdonia weekend 2019 but somehow never posted ...

2 years, 2 months ago

Here we go again

2 years, 2 months

So it all started 6am one Monday morning in Luton airport. 4 pints of Guinness before the 1st plane out to Alicante and then a boozy afternoon with friends in Benidorm. And ...

2 years, 2 months ago

But I would walk (err ... run...

2 years, 2 months

I want to start this post with the admin. Not to get it out of the way, but because, for me, it's big news: February Training target:                140.00 km February ...

2 years, 2 months ago

new year new challage

2 years, 2 months

Since I last posted my training has gone really well, I have now moved to using not only the kickboard but also a pullbouy and paddles, I did find them strange at ...

2 years, 2 months ago

A busy day tempo run

11 years, 11 months

Today was busy at work with a meeting that didn't finish until 1:30 so I quickly got changed and went out on a 3 mile tempo run on my own ...

This is was what I was asked last night; ‘why on earth would I want to run one ultra, let alone two ultras back to back’?! This was also a question I ...

Let's get going!!!!

2 years, 3 months

I can't believe how quickly time is passing by! I still havnt done much training but I have upped my gym attendance. Good news is I now have a road bike ...

2 years, 3 months ago

How Hiking Can Improve Your R...

3 years, 8 months

Many people assume that to become a good runner you simply need to run lots. However, I’ve found there are other factors you should consider if you’re looking to improve ...

2 years, 4 months ago

First post!

2 years, 4 months

My first ever blog post on my London Marathon prep! Wooo!  I´m gonna keep this one pretty short as I´m going to try to post something on here as often ...

Blog block

2 years, 5 months

Well its a long while since I blogged, but the running has continued. I have to say that I do now have the t-shirt (of the club i joined) and have completed ...

2 years, 5 months ago

is there anybody out there?????

2 years, 6 months

Middle aged nervous bloke who DOES know what he’s letting himself in for but has the luxury of having no children at home... However.. I have a question for the group ...

2 years, 6 months ago

Could do better! 😂

2 years, 6 months

Hi all you lovely people! 😊 That sentence relates to my serious lack of blogging for what seems like years and years! I've had trouble getting signed back in but after what ...

2 years, 6 months ago

Snowdonia, the Novelette: 26....

2 years, 6 months

Hello Buzzers 😁 Snowdonia Marathon Eryri - that truly magical set of words. My usual apologies in advance. If you think my blogs are always long, fasten you’re seat belts because this one ...

2 years, 6 months ago

Run like the wind

2 years, 7 months

I think the goal of this will to be to focus on how I feel after running honestly. It helps to take stock of how a run went and how I’d ...

2 years, 7 months ago

Wow! What a Buzzzzzzzzzz

2 years, 7 months

lol I wanted to share something with you ! after everything that has happened last week, I had some good news. I won a competition it was to like & retweet #pulseroll that's ...

2 years, 7 months ago

Saturday 21st September – Journey’s End - The Serpentine 2 Mile Swimming Event Three lots of toilet trips overnight and the last one kept me awake well before the alarm was due to ...

2 years, 7 months ago

Progress

2 years, 10 months

I'm nearly at the 2 week mark of my training. No injury in sight (Touch wood it stays that way!) I'm so glad that I have decided to build up ...

2 years, 10 months ago

UP TO 10...

2 years, 11 months

An update to runs and my training. Event number 3 this was Curley’s 5k trail race the second in the trilogy. My first race I was really pleased with and determined ...

2 years, 11 months ago