Category: Running

The reason behind my madness

Earlier in the week, I did a pre-work run. For me, training before work means an 05:15 alarm clock and leaving the house at 05:30. It was only just above freezing, it was dark and it was raining, all of which contributed to it being a pretty miserable experience. By…

The Magic of Porridge

I’ve been reading up about nutrition for runners a lot in my free time recently. Knowing that energy levels can often be a problem for brain injury survivors, it’s occurred to me that I need to make sure I’m giving my body the right fuel if I’m ever going to…

On setbacks and learning to relax

I’ve spent the last week in Scotland to celebrate my brothers 30th birthday. The first few days of the holiday were spent in the beautiful highlands taking in some spectacular views. Despite the hilly landscape, my training runs seemed easier than usual because I found myself wanting to see what…

Fighting the tide

Have you ever walked out of the sea against the waves and felt like however hard you try to walk forwards, you’re not getting any closer to the shore? Felt like you’re getting more and more tired, but not getting any closer to the end goal?In part, that’s what fatigue…