Treadmill Running

Today’s gym session can be summarised in the picture above: I just stayed on the treadmill the whole time. I warmed up first, walking at speed for one kilometre, and then I restarted the machine so that I could get an accurate time for a 10k distance. I have said it before: I don’t like […]

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Monday Workout Tip

Everything was going so well. I had recovered a really bad day, feeling ridiculously tired at work but trying to concentrate anyway, trying to make sense out of all the usual corporate nonsense, trying to nail down some nebulous middle-management concept and turn it into a “process map”. A bad day. But I went to […]

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Five random thoughts on blogging

Here are five random thoughts on blogging, and WordPress, in no particular order: I have learned three new words today from reading blogs and comments. They are: sojourn, bellicose and oneirology. (The last one is so obscure that the spell-check is picking up on it as I write.) Some perspectives that I have on things, […]

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The week in review

So, it looks as if I’m getting back on my exercise at a leisurely pace, with two shorter runs last week and two gym sessions this week. I’m not crazy about gyms in general to be honest. They always seem to be a massive faff! Even the nice ones have over-crowded changing rooms where I […]

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Two more things I like

Addicted to Protein (BBC iPlayer, Youtube) Protein is an essential part of any diet, and is especially helpful in building and repairing muscles. But how much should we be taking? This half hour documentary takes a closer look at whether the current emphasis (or overemphasis) on protein is such a good idea. One of the […]

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Most Active Blog Award

I have received a nomination for the Most Active Blog Award. I can’t say I post all that often and have dropped out of the picture for a while at least once (except for using the reader). I guess my blog is active in the sense that it’s about running, but I think that’s cheating! […]

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