My blog

August 14, 2020
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So, The Government Says We’re All Too Fat……

Maybe we are all fat. Maybe we’re all lazy feckless layabouts who eat frozen chips because we’re too lazy to cut up potatoes, and pizza […]
June 19, 2020

Can You Get Faster By Running Slower?

Its easy to think that the harder you work out the fitter you’ll get. I remember when I first started running I got faster with […]
April 22, 2020

Flexible Bodyweight Workouts for when You’re Short on Space and Time

Ah, every fitness “influencer” in the world is running Zoom classes, and Instagram live classes and making workout videos right now, I, however, am not, […]
March 18, 2020

A Little Support

This is a sponsored post that was mostly written about a week ago, considering how much more important exercising outside and staying healthy is right […]
March 12, 2020

Should Covid-19 Stop You Going to the Gym?

EDIT: Gyms in the UK are now closed for the foreseeable future. You should always comply with government advise regarding social distancing and travel. I […]
February 20, 2020

#12in12 – Tunbridge Wells Half Marathon 2020 – The One With Storm Dennis

Well, as races go, the build-up to this one has got to be one of the most stressful I’ve ever had. I’ve been following a […]
January 22, 2020

Snetterton 10k 2020 #12in12

I’ll be honest, I had high hopes for this one. Over the last couple of years, my race times have declined dramatically. Not having actually […]
January 15, 2020

5 2020 Health & Fitness Goals (That Don’t Involve Weightloss)

With a shiny new year, comes a shiny new set of goals to think about. In January everyone is all about getting fit, which, like […]
January 9, 2020

Why You Should Quit Getting Fit

We’re nearly 10 days into a shiny new year that started with everyone feeling sluggish and bloated and swearing that this really IS the year […]
October 31, 2019

Trowse 10k 2019 – The Slow One I’m Still Proud Of

It’s been 3 years since I last ran the Trowse 10k. Coinciding, I would guess, with the time that they moved the run from Easter […]
October 11, 2019

Marriott’s Way 10k 2019 – The Very Wet One

The weekend just gone was shaping up to be a busy one. It was the opening weekend of Norwich Cocktail Week, on Saturday we were […]
July 30, 2019

Run Norwich 2019 #RN19

Ah, Run Norwich. Every year I wonder why I keep signing up for you? Is it that I feel I deserve some kind of mid-summer […]