Month: January 2018

Training Walk: 20 miles – River Stort & River Lea

We are well into 2018 now, so the training sessions will naturally start to get harder and the training walks will become longer. Sunday saw me take on my first training walk in a group. Most training walks I have completed and sessions I… Continue Reading “Training Walk: 20 miles – River Stort & River Lea”

The 30K Spinning Challenge

On entering the Spinning studio for last Saturday’s class the instructor says – “sit next to ‘X,’ we are attempting a 30K spinning challenge today and I think sitting next to them will keep you going” Never one to say no to a challenge… Continue Reading “The 30K Spinning Challenge”

London Winter Walk

Sunday 14th January saw me take on my first challenge of the year, London Winter Walk – A 20km walk organised by Action Challenge as part of the Ultra Challenge series. It was the first event I have taken part in with these guys… Continue Reading “London Winter Walk”

Blue Monday

Blue Monday has, in recent years, been renowned to be the most depressing day of the year. The memories of the festive period have faded away, our bank accounts are looking rather desolate after months of Christmas shopping, the “holiday weight” has not quite… Continue Reading “Blue Monday”


The inability to move faster than a shuffle, stairs that have to be taken one at a time (sideways) and the real struggle to sit down – yes, enter the DOMs (delayed onset muscle soreness). Like most people who train regularly, I have a… Continue Reading “Oh My DOMS!”

New Year Training Plan

The dust has now settled on the New Year celebrations and like most, I am carrying just a little “holiday weight” that is quite frankly unwelcome. So there is no time like the present to get moving, get back into action and to get… Continue Reading “New Year Training Plan”