Running the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path – Episode 3: The long hard slog to Abereiddy.

Day three began exactly as day two had finished – the usual torrential rain. We got up early and I was determined to make the most of the first good night’s rest so far to make substantial progress today. Admittedly I had woken up in the middle of the night with another attack of claustrophobia… Continue reading Running the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path – Episode 3: The long hard slog to Abereiddy.

Running the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, 2016. Episode 1-This is Insane!

  A crazy idea is born! June 2016. I spent 5 days in Pembrokeshire in Castlemartin. During this time I explored the local segments of the coastal path and was astounded by the beauty of it. The whole area was so quiet, peaceful and unspoilt (apart from occasional gunfire from the military firing range nearby!).… Continue reading Running the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, 2016. Episode 1-This is Insane!

Death by Sitting!

It is becoming increasingly clear that sitting for extended periods is one of the most dangerous activities that we can undertake as human beings. The World Health organisation ranks sitting too much as the fourth biggest preventable killer globally, causing an estimated 3.2 million deaths annually. It increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer,… Continue reading Death by Sitting!

How to perform a simple forward lunge correctly.

  Time spent perfecting your lunge patterns will pay dividends for everyone. Lunging is the basic pattern for walking and running so it’s important to get it right. Also there are great benefits to be gained in strengthening the muscles involved – the glutes, hamstrings, quads and calves in particular. Lunges should form part of… Continue reading How to perform a simple forward lunge correctly.