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Taking it easy is harder than it looks…

9th August 2018 4 min to read

Taking it easy is harder than it looks…

Category : FITNESS, LIFE, RANT, Uncategorized

Not certain if y’all know this yet (can an Irish girl who lives in Tipp even get away with saying y’all? – fuck it, I like it!)   Y’AAAALLLLLLLLL   Getting back in track…   I am not certain how common knowledge it is in this big ol’ world of ours but I am pregnant. Yes, the husband a...

End of the Season

8th November 2017 6 min to read

End of the Season

Category : BODY, FITNESS, GYM, LIFE, SPORT

I met Emily about a month ago at a kid’s birthday party.  That’s where we, parents, meet up these days… or during the coffee shop for morning fix. She asked if I would be okay to type an end of season blog having written my first one at the start of the season around February/March. To be honest I’ve been trying to find...

When to Run

30th May 2017 2 min to read

When to Run

Category : FITNESS, Uncategorized

Running is often met with a great deal of groaning, moaning, complaining. People don’t like it! It seems repetitive, tiring and loooong. When I discuss running I’m often told that people would rather do something more fun with their time, that exercise shouldn’t be a chore. And I whole heartedly agree. Exercise sh...

Towards a Better Me: Part 9

18th April 2017 6 min to read

Towards a Better Me: Part 9

Category : FITNESS, LIFE

  The Fear.  Firstly, my apologies for the lack updates. I had been put on a training ban by my doctor while an investigation into what happened with my face during the 5k took place (my face dropped on one side half way through the race). This meant I had no training and nothing really to blog about for two weeks. And then onc...

The Lunchtime Slot

29th March 2017 3 min to read

The Lunchtime Slot

Category : FITNESS, LIFE

This is a funny one because obviously not everyone can actually do this. Buuuut… If it’s possible for you and your are sorta on the fence as to when you want to train then please allow me to advocate for the lunchtime slot. It sounds like a drag but I think you might be pleasantly surprised!   1: It’s time sens...

Towards A Better Me: Part 8

16th March 2017 4 min to read

Towards A Better Me: Part 8

Category : FITNESS, LIFE

The First Race   This week finished with the first milestone of this journey the Castleconnell 5 k run.   Sunday morning, I was up early for the race. Rushing because I was supposed to be on the road at 9am as I was meeting my sisters at 11am in Castleconnell. Thankfully(?) Pierre was injured and could not run his Ballycotton ...

Towards A Better Me: Part 7

3rd March 2017 6 min to read

Towards A Better Me: Part 7

Category : BODY, FITNESS, LIFE

  Lacking Motivation   The past few weeks have been really tough for me. There is a lot of stuff going on in my life at the moment. And it all has me extremely stressed out. It always feels like it one step forward two steps back. Every time I seem to make progress towards potentially having a baby, some new obstacle rears...

Towards A Better Me: Part 6

13th February 2017 7 min to read

Towards A Better Me: Part 6

Category : BODY, FITNESS, LIFE

Back in the Saddle   Last week I let pain and fear throw me. But this is a new week, and it’s time to get back in the saddle. As I said before, it’s a marathon not a sprint. It is ok to fall down, it’s human. What is important is that you pick yourself back up and try again. So, I am dusting myself and getting back on ...

Swim, Run, Crawl

7th February 2017 4 min to read

Swim, Run, Crawl

Category : FITNESS, SPORT

Monika The Brave. New challenges await us all, if we’re just open to them. Rower Monika has a few great achievements under her belt, not least of which is tackling this blog post, along with just a few other challenges 🙂     It has been on my mind to contribute to this blog for a good few months now. Since November...

The Running Tour

3rd November 2016 3 min to read

The Running Tour

Category : FITNESS, LIFE, TRAVELING

My new favourite tourist discovery…   On a recent work trip to Amsterdam, my friend Andy and I decided to go on a running tour. Concept? Simple. 7.5km running around Amsterdam in a small group, visiting the sites. No buses, no cars, and no trams – “we go where we want”.   We met our tour guide, Hans-...

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