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April 9, 2019

A lot has and hasn’t happened in the past two weeks. I think the best place to start would be with an update on my injury status. Initially we thought that a tight IT Band was the cause for the persistent knee trouble that occured at around 2 miles whenever I ran. The...

March 28, 2019

Wise words from Ross Edgley. Build yourself a body fit for a purpose. I bring this topic up after a conversation with a young man in the gym today, he asked ‘Does it not bug you that you are losing strength and size whilst training for your run?’

'No (I say to...

March 18, 2019

This is not a blog post about Fatboy Slim. This post is about being present in the moment. Not dwelling on the past or worrying about the future. Just concerning yourself with right here, right now. This all came about when Keily asked me a question last week and the r...

February 26, 2019

In a life spent dedicated to serving and helping others there will come moments where you will have to listen to your own advice and take your own medicine. It brings a realisation that as good as the advice is it can be hard to action. Is that because the advice is ha...

February 19, 2019


A diary entry for the last two weeks. February started off very well. After a restful weekend with family and friends in the lovely forests of Longleat it was back to work and back to running. Although to be fair I did wake my good friend Jack (who is trainin...

February 11, 2019

Injury is Opportunity

Frustration, disappointment, anger. All the emotions that spring to mind when you are struck by injury. Initially these emotions are warranted but beyond the initial response these emotions are pointless to hold on to and if anything debilitating t...

January 23, 2019

Injury is the theme of this week. Last week I let you know about an injury I sustained on 29/12/2018. The dysfunctioning nerve was still playing up but the pain wasn’t really there.

So we stepped it up a notch and went for double the distance (7 miles) in the amazing we...

January 16, 2019

Diary Entry 14/01/2018

Welcome to the diary documenting the training for the Te Araroa Run. So alongside the normal weekly blog post will be a continuing blog/diary about the current training with a weekly check in (you can find more daily information via facebook and i...

November 27, 2018

I am not here to rip off other people's work so... First things first, this is my interpretation and understanding Eric Helms’ nutrition pyramid for muscle and strength, it translate and evolves for all types of training and facets of fitness, be that endurance, streng...

November 21, 2018

Recently I started running because next year I will be taking on a charity adventure. More to come in the new year of the adventure but what i can say is that it involves running. Now to be clear love and hate are strong words, I would change them to enjoy and frustrat...

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