Next month I will be running the length of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path in Wales – 186 miles in 5-7 days. I don’t usually ask people to donate money to charity and frankly don’t have much time for the methods of the big charities. However, I have decided to support a really worthy local charity… Continue reading Running 186 miles for Team Mikayla.
What’s the best way to recover from hard training/racing? Just before midnight last Saturday I finished a 103 kilometre ultra marathon in just under 16 hours, at the age of 59. It was a very hilly course in very hot and humid conditions. By Tuesday afternoon I felt fully recovered and ready to go… Continue reading Swimming is the best way to recovery.
The vast majority of people I watch and talk to in the gym as a personal trainer have fairly vague notions of what they are trying to achieve in the gym and even less idea of how to achieve it. Most do a combination of some steady cardio, perhaps a few weights machines that they… Continue reading What should you be doing in the gym?