Category Archives: Fitness Training

Blogs about the fitness training I do and the events the training leads to

Obstacle Course Race Training : Verulamium Park (Cathedral Steps)

It was the weekend after the OCR UK Championships and I was about to take part in a training session with two of the age category champions, a training session which promised us the prospect of steps, among other things. … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Verulamium Park (Hill Repeats)

If you have been reading my recent blogs then you will know that I have been training with some elite obstacle course runners on Sunday mornings, in sessions organised by Tony Leary, and now we were back in St Albans … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Aldenham

This was my second Sunday morning obstacle course race training session with Tony Leary, and you can read about the first one here. This one was at at Aldenham, near Watford, which was only a short drive for me, and … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Verulamium Park

It is not every day that you get to train with a medallist from a World Championship, let alone that you get to train with two of them, so when I saw a post on Facebook from Tony Leary about … Continue reading

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The 100 Peaks Challenge : Launch Weekend Part 1

I should tell you something about The 100 Peaks Challenge. The Goal is Simple, the Task Monumental, the Reason Inspirational. The Goal is 100 Peaks for £100,000.00.  Since September 2012, Karl Rushen has made it a mission to try to … Continue reading

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8 Weeks To SEALFIT : Week 3 : Stamina

As part of my fitness training I have decided to follow the programme set out in the book 8 Weeks To SEALFIT by Mark Divine, a Navy SEAL’s guide to unconventional training for physical and mental toughness.  I know this … Continue reading

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8 Weeks To SEALFIT : Week 2 : Strength

As part of my fitness training I have decided to follow the programme set out in the book 8 Weeks To SEALFIT by Mark Divine, a Navy SEAL’s guide to unconventional training for physical and mental toughness.  I know this … Continue reading

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8 Weeks To SEALFIT : Week 1 : The Baseline

As part of my fitness training I have decided to follow the programme set out in the book 8 Weeks To SEALFIT by Mark Divine, a Navy SEAL’s guide to unconventional training for physical and mental toughness.  I know this … Continue reading

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8 Weeks to SEALFIT : Screening

As part of my fitness training I have decided to follow the programme set out in the book 8 Weeks To SEALFIT by Mark Divine, a Navy SEAL’s guide to unconventional training for physical and mental toughness.  I know this … Continue reading

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Swimming the English Channel : Week 4

I have decided to swim the English Channel. You can read about week 1 of my swim here. You can read about week 2 of my swim here. You can read about week 3 of my swim here. Cumulative – … Continue reading

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