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How many years have you been running?
What is your "ultimate dream" running goal?
Not 100% sure, definitely like to complete a marathon without injury and possilby an Ironman

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Two weeks into transition - and I have the sore calves to prove it!

Posted on September 3, 2014 at 2:55pm 3 Comments

Well, after a couple of days off in agony following my total failure to read TCI properly (see previous blog) I have now completed the first two weeks of my transition to performance running.

Incoming mail 1

The small wooden…


A Compromise, A Revelation, and my First Mistake

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 3:36am 2 Comments

So, time to make a start on the Cool Impossible journey

Essential equipment:

  • GPS watch and heart rate monitor - Got
  • The Cool Impossible - Got
  • Ski poles - Got
  • Swiss ball - Borrowed
  • Slant board - Need
  • Stability board - Need
  • Minimal running shoes - Need

A Compromise:

Checking on the B2R website, I couldn’t source (for UK delivery) the slant board and stability board without…


Inspirational, Scary, Make or Break time

Posted on August 15, 2014 at 3:19pm 6 Comments

I was at my cousin’s house last weekend and flicked through a copy of "The Cool Impossible", her husband said he’d briefly read it, there were some interesting running philosophies and that I should I take it home with me and read it.

I brought it home with me, read it over the course of the next two days and genuinely thought I’d found the answer to my recurring running injuries and problems (more of these later). For the first time in a very long time, I feel genuinely…


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