Hike

August 22nd 2019 Today I agreed to a 14 mile run around the Brecon beacons. This is ambitious because I’ve been on one run in the last two months, and that was yesterday. The Brecon run is in like 3 weeks, and it’s four days after I come back from a #lads #holiday so I’m hardly going to be prepared. Also, because the Brecon beacons are, like, mountains or some shit, there’s going to be a lot of elevation involved. It’s well over a 1000 metres of elevation all in. I am kinda looking forward to it though, if only … Continue reading Hike

Sweat

July 22nd 2019 Today I wanted to say that I’ve officially started a new “exercise every day for 21 days” challenge, but I played football this evening and my feet are in a bad way, so it’s possible that I’ll have to stop my streak after one day. There’s this trend going around Instagram called “100 Days Of Sweat” wherein, and get this, you sweat for 100 days. Or, more accurately and less grossly, you do some form of exercise every day for 100 days. Sweating all day every day would not be fun. I’ve done a 21 consecutive day … Continue reading Sweat

Puffed

July 15th 2019 Today I played football and realised that my base level of fitness is completely gone. I’m not a fantastic footballer, but the one thing that has always given me an advantage when I play five/six-a-side is that I can run fast, and I can run far. Well, I used to be able to. When everyone else was struggling towards the end of the match, I’d still be sprinting up and down the pitch, and that made me look better than I probably am. That’s gone now though, it seems. The reason my fitness has gone is that … Continue reading Puffed