Challenge Day Fifteen – Mud, Sand and Puddles

It was lovely not to have to get up early for my long run this morning, because I had 25k to do this evening at Wildhorse. A great opportunity to do a night training run before BVRT in a safe environment as I am not going to go out on the trails at night alone. … Continue reading Challenge Day Fifteen – Mud, Sand and Puddles

Challenge Day Ten – Hello Monday

Why is it that it's always hardest to get out of bed on a Monday? I had to really push myself to get up this morning when the alarm went of at 5am. For a moment I almost convinced myself to take another hour and run this evening... But in the end my auto-pilot took … Continue reading Challenge Day Ten – Hello Monday

Challenge Day Eight – Week One Done

After yesterday evenings 5km run I headed out this morning to test myself for an hour and see how I felt. A far cry from the training run I had planned on BVRT course today but I was happy to bag 10km along the river to Kangaroo Point and back with no loss of energy … Continue reading Challenge Day Eight – Week One Done

Challenge Day Six – A Day Of Highs And Lows

So today has been a day of ups and downs in terms of my mindset. Started off well with some good news about my online business which put me in a good mood. The sun was shining and it seemed a lot warmer out than yesterday so I decided to head out for a walk. … Continue reading Challenge Day Six – A Day Of Highs And Lows

Challenge Day Two – Things Don’t Always Go To Plan

It's a little early into the challenge for problems already but that's life I guess, and it's how you deal with it that determines your results. Woke up this morning still feeling tired and it was hard to drag myself out of bed knowing that I had a six hour run to do. But just … Continue reading Challenge Day Two – Things Don’t Always Go To Plan

A New Challenge – Diary Day One

So the last six months I have let a lot of things slip with regards to my health and it's time to get back on track. No better way for me to do this than to start a new 16 week challenge. I am always more disciplined when I am accountable to people other than … Continue reading A New Challenge – Diary Day One

HOT TIP: THE BEST CAFFEINE SOURCE FOR ENERGY!

As an ultramarathon runner, I am always looking for ways to maximise my energy for my training sessions and races. I am a big fan of caffeine - it's common knowledge that it increases the metabolism and fat burning mechanism, improves our focus and makes us more alert - great when you are getting up and training … Continue reading HOT TIP: THE BEST CAFFEINE SOURCE FOR ENERGY!