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Pick, plot, plan & prepare

June 11, 2013


I wrote an article for The Sweat Shop recently about the key elements you should consider when picking a trail race. Here it is … for any of you would-be trail runners. I don’t believe there’s a single soul in the world who’s ever looked back after swapping pavement pounding for the tales of the […]

Me & my BOSU

May 14, 2012


I continue to be obsessed with the BOSU ball.  Such a great toy to play with in the gym and a piece of equipment that you can’t ever outgrow … you can always improve and there’s so much you can do with it. Every time I’ve been out of town, I look forward to getting […]

Wonder of the Wobble

January 30, 2012


I felt like a child in a candy store the other day when I entered Fitness First to see lots of new toys to play with.  A big refurb has resulted in a huge cool new area with loads of functional equipment … and … the introduction of WOBBLE BOARDS!  Wobble Boards take all my […]

Persistence pays

November 10, 2011


This week I have felt ever so pleased with myself … well, my performance anyway … on the BOSU no less!  I wrote about the marvellous BOSU not long ago and ever since, I can safely say I’ve become quite hooked.  Day in day out, I’ve been popping into Fitness First and taking place in […]

Time to grieve

October 30, 2011


 I have a bad back at the moment, nothing more than a muscular strain I think, post too much playing on the BOSU at Fitness First.  But painful it is and rendering me quite immobile. So this morning I went on to a popular running site for advice on how best to treat it and […]

BOttomS Up

October 23, 2011


Most runners have laughably weak glutes and many have comical core strength to match.  I unfortunately suffer from both and according to my physio, every strain and pain boils down to one or the other. So when Mark, my PT at Fitness First, told me at our initial consultation that he’d be devising me a […]