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More kick-boxing, but sore hip and no running

Submitted by Jon on Sat, 08/12/2007 – 4:10pm This week I managed to go kick-boxing twice, on Monday and Wednesday, as well as kung-fu. So I did two martial arts sessions, one 90 minutes, and the other closer to 105 minutes. However,…

Still plodding on

Submitted by Jon on Wed, 14/11/2007 – 1:17am On Saturday I decided to try a new slightly longer route, but I forgot to time it. I think that I ran for about 45 minutes, and I hope that the route was about…

Back in Training after a nasty Stomach Bug

Submitted by Jon on Tue, 06/11/2007 – 12:15am Tonight was my first kung-fu class in two weeks. Wednesday before last, my son developed a stomach bug, and I decided to take Thursday off work to help look after him. I woke up…

Practice of Ashtanga Yoga

Yoga practice – Ashtanga Vinyasa Submitted by Marcia on Sat, 22/09/2007 – 12:49pm I have just done my first Yoga class after having my first baby. I find it harder now as I am heavier, but I hope to get back…

More Running Blog Posts!

47 minute run Submitted by Jon on Sun, 07/10/2007 – 10:36pm On Friday night I decided to go for a run, after having had a stressful day in the office. I decided to take it slow, as I am now officially in…

Inspiration From The Great North Run

Submitted by Jon on Sun, 30/09/2007 – 9:35pm Today I woke up late, and staggered downstairs slightly dazed and turned the tele on. On the tele were 50,000 runners preparing to start the Great North Run, which is possibly the world’s most…

A good short run – 14:13min

Submitted by Jon on Thu, 13/09/2007 – 11:19pm As I managed to injure my wrist on Tuesday, I have been unable to do my weight training or attend my martial arts classes. So tonight I dragged myself out for a quick run.…

Kick-boxing wrist injury

Submitted by Jon on Wed, 12/09/2007 – 10:06am Woke up today with a very painful wrist. Last night I went to the Tuesday kick-boxing class because I was aching too much from Monday’s kung-fu to do my push weight training session. All…

The Countdown Begins

On Tuesday, in six days time, I shall be doing something I haven’t done for a while – playing a game of football. It’s a 40 minute 5-a-side kickaround, with no hiding. Luckily others playing will have a similar level…

Exercise Must Be Tough To Work

Submitted by Jon on Mon, 20/08/2007 – 12:41pm According to recent research by the American College of Sports Medicine, to be healthy, you really do need to break into a sweat when you exercise. “People should do at least 30 minutes of…

Monday Morning

Submitted by Jsparrow on Mon, 20/08/2007 – 10:58am Left the house a couple of mins late this morning, so had to put on a brisk walk to the station. No easy thing when you’ve got a hill to walk up…

OK, I am still a jogger…..

Submitted by Jon on Thu, 16/08/2007 – 10:28pm A definition of runners and joggers: “To distinguish runners from joggers, authorities on the subject say that runners run a mile in seven minutes or less, train and look for competitive events to race…

Running Blog Updates

Running in the rain – my third run Submitted by Jon on Tue, 14/08/2007 – 10:52pm Well, I am back from my third run, and finally dry. When I left the house it was only spitting slightly, and I thought that I…

My Running Blog

Submitted by Jon on Fri, 10/08/2007 – 8:27pm I have just got back from my first run in ages. I ran / jogged for 20 minutes and 47 seconds. Feeling a little giddy now! My calves ache a little already. Sweating loads.…

Kung-fu training

Monday 6th August 2007. Submitted by Jon on Tue, 07/08/2007 – 5:00am Last night I attended my Kung-fu class. My attendence has been poor recently, partly due to getting a cold which lasted almost two weeks, but mostly due to the demands…