Drink, drink and then drink some more

Drink, drink and then drink some more

Water Apparently the human brain is made up of approximately 76% water, mine is probably closer to 100% as I still have this inability to put enough of the clear stuff in my system to get the rest of me hydrated.  It is not that we are short of water in this country,...
I can pee a rainbow

I can pee a rainbow

Hills The last thing you need after scoffing loads of cakes at charity cake sale is another evening of ‘hills’ down by the Abbey, but that was the most useful exercise on offer that evening at Striders. There were a lot more people this week eager to grunt and groan...
Aches, Lakes and Cakes

Aches, Lakes and Cakes

Aches Showers for the next couple of days were not for the faint hearted. The anticipation from when the hot water hit the skin to when the pain kicked in was almost more unbearable than the pain itself. Outside the hot water issue, I had to think about continuing the...
Muddy, Bloody, Floody Hell

Muddy, Bloody, Floody Hell

Remembering I cast my mind back to the days following the St Albans Half Marathon 10 years ago where I recall that stairs were particularly difficult to negotiate. So I am pleased that the days following a 14 mile run were pretty much ache free. I’m sure this is...
12 weeks a slave (to running)

12 weeks a slave (to running)

Getting out Not wanting to tempt fate by mentioning this, but the weather systems conspired to bring another fine day for a long run. Sue was playing netball in Stanborough, which gave a perfect excuse for a more interesting linear run. I checked on-line maps to see...
Core blimey

Core blimey

Spa-ing It was only the second day of 2014 and we were on our way to Nirvana Spa with four friends for a complete veg out after a manic Christmas and New Year. A brief spell in the gym, was complimented by a blasting session on all those worked muscles in the...