Gym Fails

I was browsing fitness videos on YouTube yesterday and I came across this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FT0Qi-vWBY If you don't have time to watch, basically it is a guy making sarcastic and amusing comments of people working out - doing stupid routines, dropping weights, etc, etc. I am not sure if I should laugh, because if you are … Continue reading Gym Fails

The Spartan Manchester Double

As part of my race calendar I set myself the challenge of running the Spartan Trifecta this year. This means that I am required to run: The Spartan Sprint (Approx 6km) The Spartan Super (Approx 12km) The Spartan Beast (Approx 20km) The Sprint and Super Races The first of my two races (Sprint and Super) … Continue reading The Spartan Manchester Double

Any Given Sunday: between winning and losing

Being an English gent.  I really don't understand what is going on in (American) Football.  But I know this - it seems to make a fantastic subject for films and has some great "inspirational speech" scenes Here is Al Pacino in Any Given Sunday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WO4tIrjBDkk So how does this inspire? Whether it it sport, fitness … Continue reading Any Given Sunday: between winning and losing

I’m back!

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 … Continue reading I’m back!