I’ve been running. A lot. Well, a lot as in nearly every day but certainly not a lot as in distance. This is worrying me but I am trying to keep calm given that it is my first week of training really (which is not smart considering it is also Christmas time which means so many… Continue reading Running, running but going nowhere
I’ve been bad. Really bad. Which is not good timing with Santa coming and all but sometimes well, we’re just bad. I have let my love for my couch, koeksisters and the stress of 2015 beat me down and make me lazy (and soon, if I’m not careful, fat). It’s not breaking news to say… Continue reading With apologies to Mo*
Aren’t our minds incredible? When it comes to getting fit, it can be your friend or enemy. And very often when you’re starting out, it’s the enemy. It’s why I find trail running much easier – I am so distracted by making sure each step is safe and by the surrounding beauty (which can be… Continue reading Are you out of your mind?
Last night I received all the inspiration I need to conquer the Paris marathon. After battling this week (let’s face it, it is hard preparing for a marathon when you’re not allowed to run – 8 more days to go says Doc!) and not exactly loving my exercise bike (otherwise known as Hell), I was… Continue reading All the inspiration I need(ed)
I bought a steamer. While this might not seem earth shattering, it is a strategic purchase for someone who believes in 2.5 minute microwaved meals (bless you Woollies). But like someone who finds so much to do before actually doing the very thing they’re aiming to do, I am getting prepared for Paris 2016. Some… Continue reading Preparation is key