Not What I Needed

Not What I Needed

On Saturday – just six days from now – I am running the first ultra Fat Ass of my year. I’ll be spending the day putting 100 kilometers on the board and seeing how my No Sugar, No Grain (NSNG) diet holds up over the course of a day on my feet....
Core Exercises: Week 1

Core Exercises: Week 1

At the end of January I set myself a couple of goals in my training for the month to come. Not being one to jump into a whole lot of different things all at once, I focused on continuing the good work I was already doing and adding in some additional exercises to...
Take It Easy

Take It Easy

I ran a big training week last week, and I know I’ll have another big week when this one is done. As a result, this week is all about taking it easy. This morning’s run was the first of the new week and all I wanted to do was get out, spend about an hour...
Lady Madonna

Lady Madonna

C├ęcile is off visiting her parents and Jamie is spending the week with his Mum and so I have the rare opportunity to take a long run without the pressures of needing to be back by a certain time, or much responsibility after I’m done other than couching and...
Lurdunum

Lurdunum

The second hit out of the day, the second double of the week, and the second time I have run the Lyon Ultra Run Lurdunum Fat Ass. Last year going into this race there were a lot of unknowns. As I wrote at the time: this was something of a mystery race. Details about...