Tag Archives: cycling
Rehab like you love it
It’s been six weeks since I rolled my ankle and five since I started rehab, and I’m doing my best to rehab like I love it. I’ve invested in a tri membership at my local gym which gives me unlimited access … Continue reading
A mission of mercy and a hate-fuelled polemic
“30 mins very easy run on trail or cycle.” It started innocently enough. I decided to give my calf another day’s rest from running and take advantage of the “or cycle” option. And then I remembered how uncomfortable my concrete-filled … Continue reading
Exploring the possibilities
My training plan for Sunday reads: Long bike ride. Explore, no limit on how far you want to go. Explore. Investigate. Scout. Map. Discover. Reconnoitre. A word with possibilities. A word which conjured up visions of intrepid adventurers making their … Continue reading
Just in case I’m going to be mad enough to attempt Juneathon proper, I added a mile of running to my cycle commute. As it turns out, it was less a chore than a necessity, for today I took my … Continue reading
A glorious disaster
I ventured to the Windmiler cycling session again this evening. Despite a few minor hiccoughs* I had a really good time. And let’s face it – if I hadn’t gone, I’d have cycled four miles home. As it was, I cycled about … Continue reading
Try, try, tri again?
On Sunday, while Shazruns and Marathon Mercer were braving the weather in Milton Keynes, I stood* on a street corner in Wimbledon marshalling the inaugural Womble Triathlon. Watching the 75 novice triathletes brave the mud and puddles reminded me that I’d … Continue reading
Leaping into action
It’s been a bit of an activity-fest today, though I didn’t run home from work as intended. It started off with some sit-ups and push-ups as I was waiting for the bathroom this morning, continued with a cycling commute into … Continue reading
Why-y-y don’t you?
Why-y-y don’t you Just switch off your television set And go out and do something less boring instead? A summary of my Juneathon efforts so far looks like this: Cycles to work: 7 Cycles home: 7 Runs around the block: … Continue reading