Thoughts

You Are What You Eat!

Another Boring Week Its absolutely crazy how much time training takes up. Its not just the 4 or 5 hours a day I spend at the track or in the weights room, the two hours before training, where I wake, take my daily measurements, eat, and then have about 45 minutes which I don’t seem … Continue reading You Are What You Eat!

Testosterone, Alcohol and the Athlete

A Big Night Out Well not a lot to report training wise, as since I posted last, I’ve only done one training session and now I’ve started my end-of-season-break. That one session was pretty good though. I ran a p.o.b. (post-operative best) in flying 20s, of 2.11 seconds. Flying 20s are a rough measure of … Continue reading Testosterone, Alcohol and the Athlete

A Good Week Quantified by HRV

Last Week of Training So this week is the last week of training before taking some time off, 2 weeks to rest up and probably more importantly recover mentally before starting the hard slog of winter training. Hard slog may be the wrong term however, we run a fairly progressive programme with a much higher … Continue reading A Good Week Quantified by HRV

148 Days and an Introduction

*This was my first blog, it's boring a rubbish, don't read it unless you've read everything else I've ever written and love me so much you won't judge Introduction I'm an athlete training towards the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. I train full time and work part-time. I'm not the world's most naturally talented athlete, I'm … Continue reading 148 Days and an Introduction