Cross training doesn’t need to involve a gym membership or expensive specialised equipment. In this video, I talk about 4 free or cheap cross training options that I regularly use.
You are in a training cycle, but you are due to go away on a vacation/business trip; what do you do with your training while away?
Firstly, be honest with yourself, will you be able to fit in any workouts while away?
Having good daily habits really helps set my day up for success. I do lots of things daily, but I wanted to share with you my top 10 habits. Here they are:
Whether you’ve just run a race and are looking for your next challenge, or haven’t raced in a while but would like to have a goal to work towards, ask yourself these 3 questions.
We all know we need water to survive, and it’s recommended everyone drinks 2 litres/8 glasses of water a day.
But it can be hard right? Life can be busy and we simply forget to drink regularly, or we have too much on to be rushing to the bathroom every 30 mins.
What I say is do your best and be mindful of what you are drinking. Here are some tips to help keep you hydrated:
When you can’t be bothered running and you’d rather stay in and watch Netflix, or meet your friends for a drink, perhaps have a bath with a glass of wine, or an extra hour in bed; we’ve all been there. But what do you do? Do you give into temptation and not run, or do you force yourself out the door?
Ask yourself these questions:
Whether you are coming back to running from time out due to an injury or are completely new to running, I recommend starting out the exact same way.
Here are my top 3 tips.
We’ve all been there, a run that is a struggle from start to finish. Our legs feel like lead. Every step feels like it could be the last before tumbling to the ground in a heap. These are the runs where we prove to ourselves that we are strong and capable.
Boy oh boy, this morning’s run was one of these tough runs, and in fact my husband was feeling the same way, so at least we were both on the struggle train together.