Spartan type races have popped up all over the place and a good few months ago some of my friends mentioned they were going to do a gruelling challenge called Tough Mudder. I had a look at the website and my husband immediately said - no way are you even contemplating doing that! With the... Continue Reading →
I recently went away for a couple of weeks with my husband and extended family. With all the best intentions in the world I planned to exercise whilst I was away - I even asked my husband if I could take the bike with us - he declined! I did pack my beloved running shoes... Continue Reading →
I haven't written for a while, life has been flying by. My training is going well at the moment. This week I decided to have a breather and do what I wanted to do and that was a mix of Les Mills classes and running. So I did back to back classes on Monday -... Continue Reading →
It's been an interesting couple of weeks with trying to finish college work (i graduate from a graphic design course in a couple of weeks!), and also finishing a job I resigned from a while ago. I have been really distracted and demotivated to train which has been a real pain as I was running... Continue Reading →
Many people find exercising in the comfort of their own home far preferable than bearing all at the gym. I have always been a skeptic as I need people around me to make me push harder and worried exercising at home might make me lazy!
I am enjoying doing P90x and managing two running sessions a week and it's going well. I managed to get up to 15.5 on the treadmill in my speed session last week which was a first for me, so the plyometrics and the weight work is working, making me a stronger runner - awesome.
Too often we are unhappy with what we have and we always want more, but I am finally starting to realise actually I have come a long way, I have toned up, I am fit now and I don't look so bad either 🙂
So I set myself the new challenge of doing P90x for 3 months and continuing to run. I managed the first week !