Messy-ness · Training and motivation

Get Up Offa That Thing! (beating the racer snakes)

Hello folks. Today I've officially been having a Day Off, and not because I am poorly, but because I can! It's delightful. Harry being his teachery good self, his time in terms, while I, being wayward scribbler (of sorts), means I've spent the day Han Solo. It's a funny, reflexive thing when you're not used to spending time… Continue reading Get Up Offa That Thing! (beating the racer snakes)

Training and motivation

The Perils of Running in Public – My Top 5

The launch of 'This Girl Can' was a triumph for trying to combat anxieties about being seen getting a sweat on in public. It's something I get, having been through that tortuousness as a teenager. But when I got to my mid-twenties, I realised that resolve is everything. And celebrating your health through exercising with gusto… Continue reading The Perils of Running in Public – My Top 5

20 Questions with... · Training and motivation

20 Questions with: Jane Wood Rackham, founder of The RackhamEffect

Bio: Jane Wood Rackham founded The RackhamEffect in 2005, providing sports massage and Myofascial Release, among other treatments. She has also completed a mountain of endurance events, among them IRONMAN Triathlons and running The Forces March in 2015. She says: "I am 45 but feel 25 most of the time. The RackhamEffect started when I took up… Continue reading 20 Questions with: Jane Wood Rackham, founder of The RackhamEffect

On the Run! · Training and motivation

Running in the X’treme: 22.07.16

Run date: Friday 22 July 2016 Set-off time: 6.30 am, give or take Pace: 9.41 mins/mile Distance: 7.1 miles Total run time: 1 hour, 8 mins:46 secs Terrain/landscape: tarmac then gravel track, fluctuating gradient (but never steep) Weather conditions: Cooler, pretty spot on really. ALTHOUGH: I had a severe run-in with the mozzies - 23 bites, I kid… Continue reading Running in the X’treme: 22.07.16