Category Archives: Massage

It was all going so well, until it wasn’t

Two months post-marathon and how’s it going? Well, I’m sitting in front of the TV with my legs up, icing my knee. Oh yes, we’ve been here before… It’s now just under 18 weeks until the Preston Marathon. I’d planned … Continue reading

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Marathon week

It’s now officially less than one week until I will finally be running the London Marathon. I feel like a kid counting down the days until I go on holiday. Except that instead of a caravan in France, next week … Continue reading

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18 miles is a long way

I ran 18 miles! And I’m kind of proud of myself. That was my longest run to date, and it technically means I could now run a marathon, although I am planning to get up to 20 miles in training, … Continue reading

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Injury Update

I wish I could tell you I’ve been kicking ass with my training and that I was up to 18 mile runs… but instead I can only tell you about my injury woes right now. It has been an extremely … Continue reading

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15 miles and a brush with injury

I’ve just got home from my first ever sports massage… and I feel violated. I knew that my muscles were tight, but I had no idea quite how bad they were – the experience actually made me cry! But before … Continue reading

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