Monthly Archives: January 2012

Review – The Food Doctor Savoury Roasted Soya

Savoury roasted soya, as scoffed by Rachel Following on from The Food Doctor’s raw seeds and nuts I thought I’d try out these savoury roasted soya beans.  Little did I know I would be thwarted as they were scoffed by Rachel, who … Continue reading

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My erratic training

Remember I’m following a training programme for the MK Marathon?  Well things went a bit awry last week but not disastrously. On Thursday I was meant to do 70 minutes at marathon pace (they suggest a 9 minute per mile pace) … Continue reading

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Longing for those longer days

Early morning bike ride in Cumbria At breakfast time we were talking about the winter and how we had noticed the days were now starting to get a little bit longer.  That is really encouraging and it won’t be long … Continue reading

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A little bit of interval training

Just so you know, I’m following the intermediate training programme for the 2012 MK Marathon which is helpfully on their website.  Although I’ve only been doing it for a week or so, I’m enjoying it as it brings variety to my running … Continue reading

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Specialized Sonoma shoes – review

I’ve had these shoes for at least 3 or 4 years and probably a good enough time to do a blog review. What are they? They are made by Specialized, well know maker of mid priced bikes, bits and clothing – … Continue reading

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More on being 50 years old

Following on from my positive view of being 50, click here, I have noticed a view drawbacks of being 50.  Admitting to these is hard, let alone the thought of being middle-aged.  Never mind this middle-aged stuff, I’m just getting going! … Continue reading

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The benefits of being 50

Yep I’m now the big 50 but I’m in better shape than when I became 40.  That feels good but a bit weird knowing I’ll be a super veteran in races from now on.  That sounds old but it isn’t … Continue reading

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New Years’ Resolution?

Cycling in the Cotswold Hills – where miles often drift by unnoticed Are you wanting to start getting fit?  Are you saying “I want to lose weight”, “I want to start running or start cycling” or maybe “Shall I join … Continue reading

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