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#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 22: Breaking Habits

A comment from a fellow blogger got me thinking… how long it will take for this healthy living habit to stick? Conventional wisdom says it should take about 21 days, which means I should already be there. Now, if you’re dying for … 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 16: Odd, That…

We’re over the brow of the hill… more than half way into #Janathon and on the countdown to the finish. This year I am determined to look after myself, so today I had an hours’ sports massage. I went for the full works – legs … 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 3: A Run Down Memory Lane

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine asked if anyone wanted a free place to the Central Lanacashire Half Marathon. I had a quick look at the route: it was entirely rural and passed by my childhood home between … Continue reading

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