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A bit of a squeeze

One of the joys of talking about running with runners is the number of tips you pick up. During therapy with Tracy we discussed the benefits of compression socks. 227 more words

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The hills are alive ...

… with the sound of muscles – generally creaking and groaning even though I had a recovery week 

All these speedy events and running over the South Downs recently have given my legs and lower back a real pounding. 324 more words

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Festive fat burn

I’ve no idea how many calories there are in a mince pie, but it’s probably too many. Add a couple of fried breakfasts, Christmas lunches and biscuits and that’s a lot of running needed just to keep the weight steady. 314 more words

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Trailing ahead

The cumulative effect of two hard Sunday runs on my legs allowed me to slip my next run back a day to Wednesday evening. It was no more than a recovery 5 miles along the seafront, but the following morning I woke with stiff and aching legs and hips. 346 more words

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The best of the bests

Last week, I asked to be in peak condition for the Mince Pie 10 Mile, and for the weather to hold. I was and it did. 880 more words

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Sloping on

With a week to the Mince Pie 10 Mile it was time to get on those slopes. The first hill came on Monday evening with a run to Rodmill and its far steeper neighbour, Beverington Road. 339 more words

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Small, steady steps

Speed and hills were on the menu for this week’s training. I wanted to get some speed back and sustain it, and put in some serious hill training ahead of the Mince Pie 10 Mile event in a couple of weeks. 507 more words

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