Tag Archives: health

#Janathon Day 3: My Arms Don’t Work

This morning I was up bright and early, not to return to work like the rest of the nation, but to go the the gym for my ‘Health MOT’. This is where they measure your height and weight, calculate your BMI … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 31: Sunday Long Run

There we go folks, it’s a wrap. 31 days of consecutive running, sensible eating and no drinking. It’s been great. This morning, I met up with my clubmates at Westport Lake as planned. The rain was pouring, the ducks were fighting … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 21: 3 Weeks Down

Three weeks… that’s how long it’s been since I’ve had an alcoholic drink. No, I’m not Dry Januarying, nothing as formal as that. I just saw it as an opportunity to save some cash (everyone’s skint anyway), loose a bit … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 4: Laziness and High-Street Convenience

I have not felt this bad after a half-marathon for a long time. Quads, lower back, calves, ribs, gluts, shoulders, neck, arms… they all ache. On days like this I typically slob about, fail to plan my meals for the following day, get … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 31: Another Number for Another Year

There we have it, #Janathon 2014 is complete… it’s been a blast, I’ve enjoyed every run, but it’s been hard work this mind-over-matter business. I’m ready for a good rest and a glass bottle of red. #DryJanuary, on the other hand, has … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 29: Sacrifice Imagination

The end of #Janathon 2014 is drawing near, and my mind is firmly fixed on the goal ahead… If it were a half marathon, I’d be at the end of mile 12… the end is just around the corner, and … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 28: Hartshill Backwards

In stark contrast to last Tuesday, today I feel quite perky. Last week I felt like a warmed up zombie from Shaun of the Dead, and looked like it, but tonight I’m sitting upright and my appearance is generally human. … Continue reading

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