July 11, 2016

Marathon Recovery

Marathon Recovery! Marathon training – you can say I disregard the common practice. If you’ve read any of my posts, you will clearly see that I do not follow the norms. Running to me has been a pleasurable activity from the start and I failed to conform to the accepted standards. I have never followed any training plans, nor have I been successful in applying […]

February 16, 2016

What Is Missing In My Running?

What Is Missing In My Running! What is missing in my running? This is the question I have been asking myself for nearly 6 months now. It’s not that I am concerned about the speed or endurance. There is something else that is missing. I would say the drive is not there anymore. Not gone totally, just not as strong as I would expect it […]

November 24, 2015

Guacamole

Homemade Guacamole! The other day my wife wanted to make fajitas and asked me to get some guacamole at the supermarket. No problem. I went to pick up the product we usually buy and paused. I decided to actually check what was in it. Well, the first thing I noticed was on the front of the bottle. It stated that this was a guacamole like […]

November 17, 2015

Running Journal

Running Journal – Keeping Track of My Activity! I started keeping track of my running and supporting exercises earlier in the year. This was the effect of starting to read “The Running Revolution” by Nicholas Romanov. One of the first things the author mentions is starting a running journal, which I did. However, after two months, I drifted away from it. One of the reasons […]

October 16, 2015

Running – Interview for MagazynLokalny

Running Inverview! Not long ago, I have been interviewed by a local community magazine, who wanted to find out what prompted me to run. As the interview was published in Polish, here is the full text translated into English. The interview originally featured in the July edition of Magazyn Lokalny (www.magazynlokalny.co.uk) A few days ago you have taken part in a 50km race. How did […]

October 6, 2015

How To Train 10k

How To Train 10k! You’ve probably seen many programs on how to train 10k. Each runner has an individual approach and it is very likely that some of these programs will appeal and suit you, whilst others will not work. I take a slightly different approach. I prefer not to go with any running programs. How to train? 10k and other distances can be achieved […]

September 30, 2015

Featured Runner of the Week – Scott Jurek

Scott Jurek! When the name of Scott Jurek comes up in the running community, the following come to mind: Born To Run, Western States 100 and possibly the best ultra runner of our time. Jurek made his name in the ultra running community long before Christopher McDougall made him a household name in his bestselling book. Winning the Western States 100 seven years in a […]

September 26, 2015

Park Runs UK – Being a Marshall

Park Runs UK! Today for the very first time I had a chance to be a marshall at a Park Runs UK event in South Oxhey. It was a very rewarding experience for me as I have never actually watched a running event from the perspective of a spectator, not to mention from a perspective of a marshall. It is great to watch as others […]

September 14, 2015

Good Way To Lose Weight

Obesity is on the rise all over the world. It effects practically every family. We are surrounded by fast foods, ready meals and unhealthy food choices. We witness more and more people become unhealthy and obese. Lack of physical activity and exercise only adds to the epidemic. How about a good way to lose weight? With the overwhelming number of weight loss programs, pills, diets […]