Khara’s Fish (and Chips) on Friday!

Thanks to Twitter I have a constant stream of motivation and encouragement.  And new friends.  I must admit I was a bit skeptical about this whole “online community / meet like minded people” thing.  But thanks to Twitter, I have linked up with some really super inspiring people.  One of them is Khara.  Khara lives […]

The reason why…

(thoughts, written on Tuesday 23 March 2010) When you run, are you running to something? Or running away from something? Me? I do not run to or from anything. I just am.  I am in the moment.  I run. I breathe.  I focus.  I can’t wear an iPod. I don’t run on a treadmill. I […]

Stretch Tip #3: Adductors (part 1)

In part three of my series of sharing fitness tips, I bring to you another simple but vital stretch I do to keep my legs loose.  I will be posting these more regularly now, as in-season training starts and stretching becomes more and more vital for my movement. I’ve been working with Michael Collins, London’s […]

My Sport Relief 3 Miles

It seems like Sunday March 21st was a big day for runners.  All day I had the pleasure to read about runs:  from super speedy half marathons in Fleet, to first marathons done in LA – my twitter account (where I follow a lot of people who get out there and move) was alive with […]

Thank You Tom – Thank You Winterswim

(an open blog to thank Tom Williams…)It was the end of triathlon season 2009.  People on Twitter started to talk about winter training. Darkness. Cold hours. The return to chlorine pools instead of open water lakes.And somehow, through some twitter chance, I happened upon an idea that would redefine my winter training fun.Tom Williams, a […]

Risotto Made Easy

I must admit DH and I are kind of creatures of habit.  Coming up on about 15 years together, and 10 years of marriage, you can imagine that we have kind of a nice routine going on.  One of those routines involves cooking (and eating) together.  We try to plan out our meals, and inevitably […]

Back in the saddle, again…

Last week marked my return to cycle commuting.OK, I admit it.  I am not a huge fan of: Cycling on ice Cycling in rain Cycling in the dark Cycling in the winter So I breathed a huge sigh of relief a few weeks ago when I realised that the sun was coming up around 6.30, […]