Gasping at parkrun

I stopped breathing at parkrun last weekend. Nothing too dramatic, and no paramedics were called but I did go red and gasp a bit. It was an entirely orchestrated warm …

Stuck on Sprint

Eager to get Juneathon off to a promising start, I set the alarm for 6:30 am and almost skipped my way downstairs to the treadmill.  I selected level 9 in …

Confused Tabata

My schedule called for 6.5 mins of Japanese inspired, high-intensity, treadmill torture. I set my phone app to beep at 20s and 10s intervals, indicating torture and relaxation intervals respectively, …

The Science of Fitness

It seems customary to invent Janathon exercises and as I’m not well enough to even rattle off two bed sit-ups, I’ve also created my own – the sport of reading …

Office Space Race

I haven’t been exercising much recently, in fact I managed to lurch from the Autumn Wolf run to the Winter Wolf run with only 4 training sessions between the two …

Roundshaw parkrun

Sometime after my 3rd failed ultra, I smartened up and decided to re-focus my efforts on less lofty goals. Shorter goals. I have therefore embarked on a program designed to …