Running is often praised as such a simple sport, all you need is a pair of shoes and you're off, anywhere, anytime. Even if you aren't a gear nerd or active wear aficionado, there is more to consider when taking up running than just the running part. For years, I focused on just the running … Continue reading Why DIY didn’t work for me- I got a PT
In the past 5 years, I've ran 9,124km and put on 6kg. I'm now the heaviest I have been in 10 years. It's uncomfortable and embarrassing and I find myself making one bad food choice after the other. I'm ashamed of myself for letting it get this bad. I know I might sound a little … Continue reading 90 day reset
It's now January 21 and I've been cracking on trying to create new habits for 21 days now. The first week of 2019, I was on holidays and when I say "on holidays" what I really mean is sleeping in and sitting at home on my butt. It was glorious. I ran heaps and explored … Continue reading New Years Intentions
Marathon training has it's ups and downs. This week, week 7 of Tarawera Miler training was a down. A long list of downs. With only 34 days to go, I didn't really want to have a crappy week. I had taken it easy during the You Yangs New Years Rock around the Clock marathon, walking … Continue reading Tarawera Miler Training Diary Week 7- Off the wagon
I know I know. Last week I said I was going to be better. Well I wasn’t. It’s now 10am Saturday, it’s going to be 43 degrees (110 F) and I’m sitting around waiting for the weather for change. Yep! I’d two coffees and a mango deep into a Grey’s Anatomy marathon. I’m sure I … Continue reading Tarawera Miler Training Diary- Week 6
I've had one of those weeks. Who knows the cause of it? Maybe it was last week's full on week of training, or not getting enough sleep or that time of the month but I seriously feel like I'm loosing my shit. Training has been a little bit blah this week but I've save the … Continue reading Oh dear- Where did my brains go?
Some people may say I'm a fad dieter. I call it being a scientist and experimenting, where n=1. Without going deep and long form over my dieting history, it is safe to say there have been ups and downs in both weight and my mental attitude towards it. Mentally I've been unhealthy thin and unhealthy … Continue reading Thoughts on food- The Food diary