Get Active Month: Rest is prepation too

In just over a week I am aiming to compete my mental health 10k run. I am training for this event to make sure I am race ready for 1 May. I am following a workout schedule to prepare for this, but that does not mean that rest and recovery time has gone out of…

Get Active Blog: Shake it up

It has definitely felt like early spring this weekend. Bright sunshine, clear skies and the first flowers of spring are blooming. I am still managing/working around a shoulder injury, so I decided to use the improved weather to shake things up with my running. I took the opportunity to visit local country parks that, during…

MIDWEEK: Blog and Round Up

Yes, its actually Thursday.  Its been a busy week, starting a new job and quite a few factors have meant I have had to carefully manage my time. The clock keeps ticking, and I’ve been trying not to work too many extra hours 😊 Time management is a skill, but it is also a good…

Get Active Blog: I’m Resting Up

Today I’ve had to take an extra rest day, after weeks of higher intensity training, the muscle soreness has caught up with me… significantly.  I am not new to exercise, and therefore I plan workouts carefully to have higher and lower intensity days, whilst maintaining one full rest day per week.  But over time it…