I have made many positive changes in my running and fitness routine since the start of this year, most noteably in the areas of implementing a regular prehab routine to keep my physical weaknesses under control; doing functional HIIT style cross-training sessions to get fitter and to injury proof my body, and most recently, exploring sports nutrition. My primary driver behind this was wanting to get a leaner and more athletic looking body and to become a better runner. I knew right from the start that training more was definitely not an answer to gaining the extra edge in racing and…

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Less than a week after braving insane amounts of mud and hurricane inspired weather at the Beaconsfield 5 Race, I decided that it was time to tackle another – a slightly different -challenge at this year’s Salomon Richmond 10k Race. This time I was joined by Hannah, fellow blogger friend at She Writes She Fights. Taking it easy after the race on Easter Monday was proving to be difficult – I was still on the runners’ high all week and had to really be disciplined with allowing myself to recover adequately before Richmond. Recovery and taking things easy, even though quite pleasant,…

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