Aug 14, 2020

I was feeling very heavy in the legs yesterday, so I decided to try an 800 metre time trial for something different. My tired body appreciated the shorter session and, the unusual distance provided me with further variety. Variety is …Continue reading

Aug 12, 2020

Another sprint session of 8 x 80 metres on Monday – I chose the odd distance simply because it creates variety. Doing the same thing all the time gets boring. And these sprints are starting to have the effect of …Continue reading

Aug 9, 2020

For ten years now I’ve been running as a forefoot striker, wearing very light and flexible minimalist shoes. Recently I decided to try a different shoe brand – a fairly new one that I hadn’t heard of until recent times …Continue reading

Aug 6, 2020

I had a crack at a 2 km time trial again this morning, mainly because I thought my time from two weeks ago was soft. I did manage to bring the time down from 7:49 to 7:43 (3:55, 3:48). I …Continue reading

Aug 3, 2020

This morning I ran the same sprint ‘ladder’ as last Monday, only in reverse – 100, 75, 50, 25, 25, 50, 75, 100, all in metres of course. It’s much easier mentally to vary sessions like these. It would get …Continue reading