Nutrition: March – Week 1

Nutrition: March – Week 1

All last month I tracked my core exercises and found it a very useful way to ensure I stayed on track and completed the exercises each day. The knowledge that I would be reporting the results and the progress each week spurred me on to make the good choice (completing...
Review: Diamond to the Rough

Review: Diamond to the Rough

I’m a fan of great running videos and, as I mentioned the other day, I like to check these out in the lead up to a big run or a race to get my mind in the right place. I’ve got a few favorites, for sure, but I also like looking for new and interesting...
Review: This Is Your Day

Review: This Is Your Day

I enjoy watching movies about ultrarunning. They are inspiring, they keep me motivated, and before I do an ultra run or race putting one of these movies on and getting my mind in the right sort of space to perform is part of my routine. I guess I have...
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┬áreflect 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...