What has been the first thing that you achieved today? Not sure? This morning I started the day by getting up and cycling down to the gym. Upon checking my stop-watch I realised I had shaved some time off my cycle. I thought “Great my first achievement of the day!” Although it is rather small … Continue reading First achievement of the day
I have recently got into doing more outdoor cardio. I have found myself a number of times sitting/standing in a fixed position looking at: Mirror image of myself Uninspiring motivational poster/advert Boring view of the gym car park This was all something that made gym cardio really tedious, hardwork. This resulted in a significant reduction in … Continue reading 10 Reasons To Run-Cycle Outdoors
I really can't pin down the point when I decided that I hated gym cardio. It could have been when I got my foot injury and had to lay off the running - instead sacrificing the outdoors for staring at the wall on a cross trainer for 30 minutes. Or if as my life became … Continue reading I Hate (Gym) Cardio
Out with the old... I first noticed signs of a foot injury in August. I started my new job in January. These were my two main reasons I decided to quit my old gym two months ago. Before that my gym workouts had been quite sporadic. Because of being lazy and the time off I have lost … Continue reading Back to the gym
It's frustrating having an injury that stops you doing what you love. In the past two years I have made a niche for being a 5k and 10k runner, with my times gradually improving throughout the years. My favourite shot of myself taken during a race Round July I was a bit broken down - … Continue reading I’m back!
As part of my drive to fix my bike and cycle it regularly, I decided that I would improve my skills so I felt confident to make basic repairs on my bike. I typed in Bike Maintenance course into Google and came up with the Fix it! class run by the people at Evans Cycles. So … Continue reading Fix it! – Bike Maintenance Course review
The Tour De France... in Yorkshire: So the Tour de France came to Yorkshire... This was a pretty historic occasions as I don't think there has ever been an event of this magnitude in Yorkshire ever. This was not an experience I wanted to miss, so I went to Leeds to see the start. I … Continue reading The Tour De France… in Yorkshire