Sunday, June 22, 2014

Grand Funk

Below the link to Grand Funk Railroad's - We're An American Band. Check it out. It helped lift my recent "funk!" (Youtube is being a bitch about letting you embed things recently.)

Sunday, June 08, 2014

Osaka No Go!

Thanks for the comments boys. I like the idea of fresh coconut milk Marty. I'll try a few spoons of the 100% oil, I have, a day and see how that goes. And thanks Ewen, I'd like to run Melbourne one day but the timing is a bit off for this year and Kobe is a PB course, I reckon, only a large Bridge or two towards the end but flat otherwise. BTW I think I was the one to tell you your beard was "sexy" but I was drunk at the time. Bob the expectation of looking like a young Brad Pit without a beard faded long ago like the colours of my present one. I'm afraid the reality is closer to this below.

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Here Comes The Sun

On Saturday too I went and did a "running form check" I'll let you know about the results when I see the guy next week for a follow up consultation. Also I'll know whether or not I can get into Osaka marathon this coming Thursday.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

13 days on the run.

Chatting briefly about my progress so far now into day 13 of my Lydiard base building phase. Like I wanted to say before I got cut off, I will build the Sunday long run up over the 10 week base building phase, last week I ran a hilly 22K in about an hour forty five and today I did a hilly 25K in 2:03:00. I'll keep adding to that total so that by the end of the 10 week period I'm doing 2:30~ 3hour long runs maxing out at around 36K. Might do a few on a flat loop course but mostly I'll do my long runs on the hilly roads around my home. Nothing like these to build conditioning.

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Nagano: Pulling the plug!

Apart from what I stated in the video I just haven't been able to get comfortably near marathon pace in my longer runs and I know from experience that if I can't do it in training I won't be able to do it come race day. I think my basic plan for the next six months will be to do one regular long run, over two and a half hours, every week. One speed session and one marathon pace tempo type run. I want to get it so running 3:45 per K is relatively easy and if I can I know I will be able to pull off something special in my next marathon. In the 10K I did today I did about 4:15 per K and it seemed fast and uncomfortable to me. This is due to some general tiredness and lingering injuries. Perhaps some time off and a couple of weeks of real slow jogging, Phil Maffetone style, will do the trick.


Sunday, March 30, 2014

New Half Marathon Report

Excuse the lip syncing, something wrong with my Mac book's video recorder or it with youtube, usually record with my iPhone which never gives me trouble.