Tag Archives: running

Diet, Running and Weight Loss

Which comes first? The chicken or the egg? The apples or the running shoes? Can you really lose weight just by running? Do you have to exercise to lose weight? How much weight have you really lost? And how long … Continue reading

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Rejecting Moderation

Rejecting Moderation. I heard that phrase again yesterday; all things in moderation. And then only a few hours later somebody mentioned in my hearing that she thought marathon runners were mad. It’s taking things to extremes, marathon running is. Running … Continue reading

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50 Day Running Streak

  Today I have run for 50 days without a break. During the last 50 days I have run every single day. My shortest run was 2.65km (1.64 miles), my longest was 50km (31 miles). I have run on the … Continue reading

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I am an Ultramarathoner! And what have I learnt?

I am an Ultramarathoner! It’s true, I am an ultramarathoner! I know, I’m bragging here, but I can’t help it! For the non runners amongst you, the distance was 50km, or a smidgen over 31 miles. This is the shortest … Continue reading

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The Power of the Streak! No, I don’t mean dashing naked across a cricket pitch….I mean the use of a streak to establish a habit. I am interested in habit forming, it’s one of the reasons this blog is called … Continue reading

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I’m going to die….

So are you! So is your dog, your cat, your goldfish, and, heartbreakingly, your child. Although not, we all fervently pray, before you. We will all die, as Benjamin Franklin pointed out, “‘In this world nothing can be said to be … Continue reading

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Goal Setting…The Dark Side.

Goal setting is all the rage nowadays. The internet, films, articles and endless self help books tell us how to set goals, how to break them down into manageable sub goals and then everything will be wonderful, the sun will … Continue reading

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