Category Archives: Life

A short note on why running is ace.

Humans have a deep-rooted and innate need to measure themselves against a spurious set of metrics or values, almost always setting unachievable goals for success. I can give you a few examples… No matter what car you drive you will … Continue reading

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The 150th parkrun that wasn’t…

Today should have been my 150th parkrun, but I walked off the course halfway through. Today, for the first time, my mental strength was just as poor as my physical fitness and I just couldn’t find a reason to keep … Continue reading

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Resolutions, Dreams & Goals: The Difference

“Training is having a goal, being intentional in your actions, your effort has purpose and your energy has focus” – James Clay, to every athlete he has ever and will ever coach. Firstly, fuck resolutions.   There, I said it. … Continue reading

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The Truth About Exercise & Social Media

It seems there are two types of people in this world. There’s those that post about exercise, whether it’s Facebook statuses about running, Instagram pictures of Crossfit rigs or tweets celebrating a particularly bendy yoga session. Alongside them are the … Continue reading

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40 Before 40 – A Mid-life Crisis?

Just in case you missed it, I’ve added a new page to my blog. I’ve become one of those people, you know the ones, with a list of things to tick off before they get so incredibly old they become … Continue reading

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