Running with the Foxes

I went out for a solo run this evening. Just me, the dope dealers on the hill, and a load of foxes. The dealers remained in their BMWs, exhaling aromatic …

A First Strava Crown

I downloaded Strava to my phone this morning, half expecting it to nestle between the many other unused GPS run logs that do little more than clog up my iPhone …

Reluctant Running in Happy Valley

I had planned an early night followed by an early morning session on the treadmill but then Happy Valley intervened. We started with a quick episode before bed but one …

A Juneathon Recovery Run

I’ve had my feet up for most of the past week, recovering slowly from the after effects of the London2Brighton walk. Today was the 1st of June and that means …

Almost a Sick Note

Recently, whenever I start to prepare for exercise I feel as though I am about to have a heart attack. It’s not extreme pain but does feel as though I …

A Near Fail

I came very close on the 11th. It was 11:45pm and I was settling down to watch episode 4 of The Bridge, when Lynn started the Janathon countdown. I told …

Faff and Exercise

There was considerably more faff than exercise associated with today, the 9th day of Janathon. There was another long and frustrating day at the accountancy desk split by a particularly …

Poor Excuse for a Blog

Well I woke up this morning and completely forgot about the lame leg experience. It must have been psychological. Work took up far more than its fair share of my …

A Lame Excuse

The 9th is the day that most people abandon their new fitness resolutions and I’m ashamed to say that while we are only on the 7th day, my excuses are …

A Janathon Commute for Day 6

What is with this January weather, it is just not conducive to outdoor activities. This morning I was attempting to gather sufficient enthusiasm to walk to work. I was tucked …

Fast Exercise for Janathon

I’ve planned a lazy day so my exercise needs to be over and done with quickly today. Time to call on Fast Exercise, which is the term coined by Dr …

Pyjama Weightlifting

As there is a definite pyjama trend for this year’s Janathon, I thought I would complete today’s Starting Strength routine in my Winnie the Pooh PJs. As I’ve mentioned before, lugging …