Core Exercises: Week 3

Core Exercises: Week 3

The third week of daily core exercises is complete and I am still meeting my daily goals. Well, almost. For the first time this month I missed a day of core exercises when ran the Town and Tube 100K on Saturday. I didn’t give myself enough time to complete them...
Training Block Two

Training Block Two

With the first ultra distance run out of the way for the year, it’s time to reflect on what I achieved and whether I hit the targets I had set for myself. On Friday I wrote about the four goals that I wanted to hit in the Saturday run. Looking them over now, I...
Countdown: Town and Tube

Countdown: Town and Tube

So this time tomorrow morning I’ll be running the first loop of the sixteen loops of the Town and Tube fat ass ultra. If all goes to plan then I’ll stop running a little less than 16 hours later with one hundred kilometers banked and the first ultra run of...
NSNG and Ultrarunning

NSNG and Ultrarunning

Since returning from Christmas in Picardie and beginning this current block of training leading up to the Town and Tube in just two days time I have been sticking to a strict No Sugar, No Grain (NSNG) diet. After a couple of rough days and a week or more of running...
Planning and Planks

Planning and Planks

In these last three days before the Town and Tube 100K Fat Ass I’m taking some time off my feet and getting myself prepared for the first ultra run of the year. It makes a change not to be out and running at 5am after fifty consecutive days of running since...
Core Exercises: Week 2

Core Exercises: Week 2

The second week of daily core exercises is complete and I am still meeting my daily goals. You’ll recall – or you might if you caught the blog post a week ago – that I have set myself the target of being able to complete 200 crunches and four...