So... yeah... I'm all like casually running 20 miles when at mile 18.8 I think, "OMG! John Barrowman!" Turns out I was slightly wrong...
There is a distinct mental difference between "running" and "completing" mileage. Here's how to change the way you see your training.
Are you feeling under the weather? Are you training for a distance race and want to 'train' while healing? Here are three things I've done while recovering... and one of them involves burritos and dirty words. Swear.
This past weekend I got to experience my first Doctor Who convention in the coolest place imaginable: The National Space Centre. There I learned about the space around us and heard Daleks sing. It pretty much sums up the whole point of life, really.
I've taken up interval training as part of my marathon training. It's the worst. It's awful. So, yeah, I'm doing it.
I had a crummy run. This is how I resolved to not let it stop me. (With a bit of help from Mother Nature.)
So for all of you out there that are really concerned, I thought I would share some of my winter running fashion with you. It's horrific, I promise.
I have commenced the 'official' portion of my marathon training which, like all dedicated runners, involves feeling totally out of sorts and unsure of what I am doing.
Hi there to my dedicated group of 16 or so readers. I realised something this morning that I thought I should share: I'm getting about as bad at blog posting as the seasons of Sherlock are becoming... highly irregular. Hopefully, like Sherlock, once my posts do come they are complete and well-formed, preferably with no... Continue Reading →