Those of you who have been reading my blog for a while know that I have recently changed a couple of things up in my training routine as I wanted to spice things up and take a leap of faith to see if this new approach could yield even more results in my fitness journey towards becoming a better runner and achieving a more chiselled look. The key things that I have newly implemented are:- A more protein-focussed diet; Functional and varied HIIT style gym workouts instead of classes based on a  repetitive choreography. I have been trying to adopt…

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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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