Taper Time: Recovery for the Mind and Body
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Taper Time: Recovery for the Mind and …

It feels like I haven’t written in ages. This is the first blog I’ve written since my little outburst a couple of weeks ago about taking some time out to enjoy things other than doing, thinking and writing about fitness and…

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Stop putting fitness first
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Stop putting fitness first

I’m gonna lay my cards on the table here.  I’ve been thinking about writing this post for a while, and have only left it this long because I’m scared of what it means and didn’t want to admit it to…

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North London Half Race Recap + Training Tips from Mo Farah
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North London Half Race Recap + Training Tips …

I’ve never ran a race as a training run before, I’ll have to do it more often.  It’s really liberating to not worry about a time and just enjoy the race, chill out and listen to music or an audio…

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Lessons learned on the long slow run
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Lessons learned on the long slow run

I learnt a few lessons on today’s long run. As I sit here writhing around in pain, alternating between the foam roller, yoga mat, and pan of leftover roast potatoes in the kitchen, I’m still learning them now. It was…

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Morning vs evening workouts
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Morning vs evening workouts

If you read my blog regularly or follow me on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, you’ll know I’m a sucker for a dose of early morning endorphins. I don’t care whether they come from a pre-dawn mountain bike ride up on…

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