Angela I


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Sub 3.30 Tim: #asics262

Posted: 05/05/2015 at 20:50

What an inspiring post Superman!! Can't wait!  Couldnt agree more about surrounding ur self with positive people! ????

Sub 3.30 Tim: #asics262

Posted: 04/05/2015 at 21:52

I'm baaaack- lovely week away In italia- lots of food and drink.  Now refreshed and already started training for my half iron tri with almost 1 mile swim this morning!

fairyogs that is an amazing achievement on ur ultra, plus it sounds like a fab race- would love to do it!  Hilly/flat?

how did effilo get on in MK?

Sub 3.30 Tim: #asics262

Posted: 28/04/2015 at 20:26

Sorry fr the delay and not reading everyone elses yet- the connection is a bit slow.  So, cramp- I got it in my first marathon, and tried to identify all sorts of nutritional reasons for it- but in reality I was chronically undertrained.  The same happened in Berlin and in Halstead which was my third I hadn't missed any of my 5x per week runs in the lead up and still got cramp- despite electrolyte drinks chia seeDS supplements etc.

last year in Manchester was my first marathon at race pace I had no cramp- I had been strengrh training for about 6-8 months consistently in the lead up and even in the week before.  My legs and my core were just strong and I really don't think my doms is as bad as it still is now- I even ran london the following weekend to pace Rachel.

in my business I say the purpose of strength training is to make you a more resilient runner- this means injury prevention and correcting imbalances.  Quite tough to explain the science on here but if you are squating or lunging with 50%+ of your body weight, it challenges your motor units in such a way that they recruit better the next time, which is why you are able to lift heavier weights the following week or a few weeks later.  I have not done enough of this in this campaign and I noted a weakness in my right glute a couple months ago that I haven't worked on, so no wonder the rest of my right leg was taking extra load and one part/ my calf, wasn't strong enough to handle it- sorry to ramble, do pm me or contact me on my facebook page- I Run Success for more xx

Sub 3.30 Tim: #asics262

Posted: 28/04/2015 at 09:34

Just arrived in Italy- will try to answer u fullySK when we're on th hotel wifi x

Sub 3.30 Tim: #asics262

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 22:46

Great report Tim!  So annoyed I didn't get a chance to meet you yesterday  - we were expecting you in the pub, so sorry to hear about your friend!  Can't imagine finishing when in that much pain!! 

Sub 3.30 Tim: #asics262

Posted: 27/04/2015 at 15:35

Love your write up SK... Mines blogged... http://longroadtoboston2016.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/london-marathon-2015-did-she-get-bq.html

i was in pen 3 and started toward the back of pen 3 well done on an even split!

RW F7 – around 4.15

Posted: 26/04/2015 at 20:43

Absolutely brilliant HB! Congratulations!! xx

Sub 3.30 Tim: #asics262

Posted: 26/04/2015 at 16:24

Didnt  quite get 3;30- some seconds over but delighted with a BQ and 9 min marathon pb- I. The pub now

Sub 3.30 Tim: #asics262

Posted: 25/04/2015 at 19:08

Sorry I did have a little break down when I got in but now I've put my kit on, got the gels ready, number pinned and timing chip on, feeling calmer now- it was potentially the effect of 2 cups of ribena in a row!

well done on ur PR Martin- what's the course likein Norwich 

sean that's my film recommendatio- a Simon pegg one v funny 

Sub 3.30 Tim: #asics262

Posted: 25/04/2015 at 18:12

Run fat boy run !!!

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