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So, onto Week 2 of my Focus T25 challenge. Beachbody’s Focus T25 is a 10 week programme, so I’m now 20% of the way through it. It’s been a bit of an odd week, with some ups and downs. On the positive side, I can definitely see an improvement in my fitness, but an old weakness left […]
I may be aching and it may be agony to laugh, but I got through Week One of Beachbody’s Focus T25* programme! As you may know, I set myself the challenge of completing Focus T25 as my next fitness challenge. I’m hoping that it will help me to increase my fitness without the risk of my […]
You know how much I love a challenge! They’re great when they go well, like my 2015 Reading List Challenge but I still love them even when they go wrong, like my Run 10k Challenge. My shin splints seem to finally be completely gone, but I’m reluctant to go out pounding the pavements just […]
Watching live tennis is a very different experience to watching the game on TV. It’s not just that you can’t get up for a drink in the middle of a game, or that shouting ‘out!’ in the middle of a rally is frowned upon (although both of those are true!). It doesn’t matter whether you are watching […]
This ‘being injured’ thing is really starting to get boring now. Recovery from shin splints is proving to be more painful than I thought it would be – not physically, but mentally. I’ve been trying to be sensible and rest my shins for two weeks but oh, it’s so difficult. I keep on seeing people posting […]
If you were asked to name a mens’ tennis tournament in the UK, most people will probably think of Wimbledon first. Then they might name Queens, or they might remember that the ATP World Tour Finals are currently held at the O2 in London. These are really prestigious tournaments, contested by some of the very best tennis […]
Another week closer to the Great Birmingham 10k, and I’m still unable to run due to the shin splints I developed last week. Honestly, I am so frustrated by this – not just because of the race, but because it’s stopping me from doing any of the exercise that I really enjoy. So I thought […]