Tempintervals

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been playing around with intervals, but my stunted little legs aren’t really built for proper speed, and I always get a bit confused when I see interval sessions written down (“3×400:34×900 divided by infinity:chicken”). So I just decided to adopt a slightly slower/longer approach, and I’ve found myself…

12 Essential Tips for Running in Hot Weather

Here in the UK, we’re currently in the middle of a heatwave, which can have an unpleasant effect on our running. Many of us are seeing the pastime that usually makes us feel so energised suddenly transformed into a sticky humid mess of heavy-legs and lethargy.   So I thought I’d share a few essential…

All the good stuff happens round the back

I’ve recently started acknowledging my hamstrings (and when I say “acknowledging” I don’t mean I’ve been having actual conversations with them, like I sometimes do with my shoes. I’m not weird you know). What I mean is, I’ve begun to accept the fact that they’re there, and that they do stuff. Important stuff. I used…

Imagination (again)

Hello. I think I’ve said it before, but I just wanted to remind you that you’re easily my favourite reader. All the others are okay-ish I suppose, but you’re easily the best. Keep it to yourself though. Mum’s the word. Some time last year, when dinosaurs still roamed the earth and before Kris Akabusi became…

Less fart, more heart

It’s been a little while since we talked training tips hasn’t it? I guess the main reason for this is that I don’t usually have anything worthwhile to share, beyond “Running’s nice isn’t it? We should all run about for a bit. Maybe sometimes we could run faster or further, but not get injured and…