My week in training…

  This week I have exercised 5 days out of 7. I had my first two personal training sessions with Ally at Absolute Health and I loved it! The first session he went pretty easy on me, after all, he didn’t know my capabilities so didn’t want to push me too far and cause me an injury. My second session was a little harder (have you ever done this), but it’s nice to be pushed and learn new things that will help me achieve my goals. On Wednesday my flatmate and I did some hill training. We ran to the … Continue reading My week in training…

So, I’m getting professional help…

  I know, it’s about time, but it’s not what you think. This is about my 2015 goal #strongnotskinny. Yep, I’ve gone and got myself a personal trainer. Okay, not full time and not permanent. This guy isn’t going to be turning up at my door at 6am and forcing me to do burpees for an hour before work. Nope, I’ve got myself a free trial with a personal trainer at Absolute Health. It all started when I saw an ad on Facebook (yep, those stalker cookies are working well). The ad was for a free personal training trial, so … Continue reading So, I’m getting professional help…

On again, off again, on again…

My on/off affair with running started about 5 years ago. I can’t really remember the reason I put my trainers on that first day and attempted to ‘pound the streets’! It might have had something to do with my mum, she took up running when I was already an adult and ran the Edinburgh Marathon in her late 40s (trying not to give away your age here, Mum!). There was no denying that she was fitter than me and I was half her age! That first run was painful. Oh so painful. I remember taking money for the bus in … Continue reading On again, off again, on again…