A Buffoon’s Guide to… the Gym

“It’s really important to supplement your running with some strength training and core work. If you only do running, your bottom will turn inside out, you’ll never get a mortgage and everyone will call you horrible names behind your back”. I’ve lost count of the times people have said those very words to me since…

A Buffoon’s Guide to… Triathlon

Disclaimer: if you’ve ever read any of my stuff before, you’ll know better than to expect anything that’s even vaguely sensible, mature or rooted in reality. These Buffoon’s Guides follow one golden rule: I don’t really have a clue about the subject and I refuse to do anything to remedy that before I write about…

A Buffoon’s Guide to… Cycling

I thought I’d run a new feature, in which I step outside my comfort zone and look at pastimes other than running. Obviously, actually having a go at these things would be time-consuming and expensive, so instead I’ll just have a crack at describing them by using what’s already in my brain. How could that…