It really does pay to go outside and not rely on apps to tell you what the weather is doing. Otherwise you may find the conditions to be rather unexpected.
I had been thinking about getting back into a running routine for a while and was determined so I put my trainers on today and braved the cold. The omens weren't great for todays run though. As soon as I left the house the heavens opened. It was already bracing but I was determined to … Continue reading Here we go again
Another weekend. More scorching hot weather (so hot in fact we left Wimpole early as there was no shade which made it unbearable). We made the most of it thought and visited Wimpole Estate in Cambridgeshire. We took a picnic (this time with lovely fresh English strawberries) and enjoyed our lunch in a shady patch … Continue reading Wimpole. Yep. Another picnic.
The weather has been lovely today so we decided to take a long walk around Colchester. We've lived here just over five years and we have had a good exploration of the town whilst we've been here and yet there is always more to see. I have seen Jumbo (the Victorian water tower) from a … Continue reading Welcome to Colchester
OK, this was hard. It was hot. I was sweaty. I didn't want to run. I was sore. I was very negative. But I ran. And I am glad I did! Again I pretty much ignored the cadence training from the Physio but I ran as much as I could for as long as I … Continue reading Hmmm
Lesson 1 - Never tell your Physiotherapist everything is going well I went back to the physio this week expecting her to say I didn't have to go back. Things were feeling good and I was breaking the targets set by the physio. I soon learnt I should have kept quiet as she gave me … Continue reading Life lessons…
It's been sunny and it's been stormy and I knew I wasn't going to miss the rain today and I certainly did not. Half way through my run it started to spit and soon the heavens opened. I passed a chunky guy running along in sunglasses, a vest and large headphones. When we passed one … Continue reading Ohh I am moist!
And this was a run! Short and sweet. What matters is I got out there and I had a fairly decent effort today before my legs ached so I decided not to overdo it and listen to my body. My yoga continues at a pace so I am doing some form of exercise each day, … Continue reading A run is a run
That's exactly what it was! I didn't have much time and have spent today really concentrating on a piece of work which led me to start my run later than I planned. I did manage a decent run without stopping, had a short pause and then continued on for a bit. It was cold out and … Continue reading A quick cold one
Today's run was: 5 minute jog/walk warm up 10 minute run 3 minute walk 10 minute run 5 minute jog/walk cool down This was an ok run. My calves were sore at the start and It did feel tough although I didn't know what was to come... As I started my first proper run section … Continue reading Gusty in places!