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Practice what you preach.

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  I’ve been a bit stupid.  I’ve been running 6 days a week and not stretching.  I tell a lot of people to stretch, even demonstrating the stretches they should be doing to protect themselves – but aside from the demonstrations I do in store, I hardly stretch at all.  Combine that with a ‘too little-too late’ hydration strategy early one morning (about 30min before setting off for hill reps) and you’ve got a recipe for a pulled calf. So guess what’s happened to my calf during my hill reps?  Well done everybody, that’s right – ouch! Having walked backwards … Continue reading

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Attack of the POD people!

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  Well I never.  I’ve long been a fan of heading out into the unknown, making it up as I go and then retracing my steps on Google earth.  Annoyingly – this often leads to problems.  Firstly, I’ve ended up clawing my way through dense vegetation, loning it across vast expanses and exploring what seems to me (in my own very naive little way) undiscovered lands, just outside of Hillsborough, Sheffield.  Only to find upon my return, that the images from Google earth are in fact so out of date that none of what I’ve discovered looks anything like the … Continue reading

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