I’ve signed up for this race 2 or 3 times before but have never been able to do it for various reason. This year I made it and was very interested in what one of the biggest races in London had to offer. Continue reading “London Winter Run Review/Recap – Feb 2019”
This is not really a full review, more some advice to save your hard earned money and about the connectivity issues I had with the Jabra Elite Active 65t earbuds. Continue reading “Jabra Elite Active 65t Earbuds Review”
Rich Roll recently did a podcast with James Clear about his book Atomic Habits . It’s a great listen. I find it so interesting why sometimes making a change is easy and sometimes it seems impossible. I enjoyed it so much I want to give you a little breakdown of it. Here are a few snippets from the podcast –
What is a habit?
A habit is a behaviour that’s been repeated enough times to become automatic. Continue reading “Why Habits are more important than Goals”
It’s the start of January and we’re all on clean eating and fitness regimes! Correct!
Well, I am. The London Marathon training started on 31st December – 17 weeks out from the marathon.
Because I like challenges, Continue reading “Piling on the Pounds – Weight and Running”
I spend too much time looking at running shoes. If I have 10 mins, I will go to the usual websites and look for new deals, colours or styles. I’m a Nike man through and through. The only non-Nike shoes I’ve bought in the last 10 years are the On Cloudventure, which I really like and are a specific off-road shoe. I reviewed them here. Continue reading “Nike Epic React Flyknit – Running Shoe Review”
I found out on Wednesday that I will be running the 2019 London Marathon. The place come through my company and will be running for WaterAid, a charity closely aligned with the company. Continue reading “London Calling! The 2019 VLM is on!”
I’ve seen a few things over the last few weeks stating people saying-
“I can’t wait till the New Year so I can relax/get more sleep/start training/sort my life”
I have thought the exact same thing myself. Things have been fairly hectic recently and putting stuff off until January is a great bit of procrastination. Continue reading “Why wait? Get a head start!”
Track 23 – Prayer – Prospa (2018)
Note – Sorry I have been missing in action over the last few weeks. The got married recently and was away for 2 weeks doing that and have been struggling with re-entry to normal life and work.
I do have a number of posts in the works – one about habits, a Nike Epic React shoe review, why I love sport and why kids should play more of it. If there are any regular readers out there, please let me know by leaving a comment. Continue reading “The Awesome Running Playlist – Track 23”
Track 22 – I Want Your Soul – Armand Van Helden (2007)
You may have not heard this one. Get some good headphones or speakers and whack it on!
You may know Armand Van Helden from his remix work, particularly the classic Professional Widow Continue reading “The Awesome Running Playlist – Track 22”
My parkrun 50 t-shirt arrived recently.
I opened it in the office at work and intrigued colleagues asked: “What’s that?”
“It’s my parkrun t-shirt to show I’ve completed 50 parkruns” I said.
To which I got the reply – “What’s parkrun?” Continue reading “An Ode to Parkrun – Why it’s so good!”