Making time to exercise

For me, running is hard. Not the actual process of running itself, I mean everything around it. What I find hard is: Making time for my runs each week. Warming-up properly when all I want to do is start running. Remembering to keep my Garmin charged. Recording my runs...

More essential Yoga for runners

What could be better than to start the day with some stretching? This video is from Runner’s World Yoga Centre¬†and is described as,¬†“well-rounded 25-minute sequence includes key poses for areas of the body that are most overused or prone to injury for...

With a warning, day 8

A very short post for day 8 of Janathon. I did my usual Ekhart Yoga practice for runners routine today, followed by some more stretching specifically for my hamstrings and shins. By way of a change I thought I’d film the shin stretches. WARNING: You may suffer...

Rolling shins

Day two of Janathon was less exciting than the first. My legs were a bit sore from yesterday’s run, so after a three mile walk it was time for a session on the foam roller. I don’t have Shin Splints, but my shins and calf muscles were feeling it today. So...

Running tips

With the start of a new year there will be a lot of you who are new to running, or are returning after an injury or lay-off. So I thought it would be a good idea to post some of my tips on running. Plan. You’ll stand more chance of success if you do some...