Category Archives: Avalanche Endurance Events

A series of blogs detailing my preparation for the various events organised by Avalanche Endurance Events

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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Avalanche Endurance Events : Summer Fan Dance 2016 training : Week 3

This is my fitness Mission Statement for between now and August : To get myself to a level of fitness which allows me to complete the Paras’ 10 in under 1 hour and 40 minutes, the Fan Dance in under … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Summer Fan Dance 2016 training : Week 2

This is my fitness Mission Statement for between now and August : To get myself to a level of fitness which allows me to complete the Paras’ 10 in under 1 hour and 40 minutes, the Fan Dance in under … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events – Summer Fan Dance 2016 training : Week 1

This is my fitness Mission Statement for between now and August : To get myself to a level of fitness which allows me to complete the Paras’ 10 in under 1 hour and 40 minutes, the Fan Dance in under … Continue reading

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South West Coast Path : Ilfracombe

I was down in North Devon because Debbie was spending the weekend with some fellow bassoonists, but I was not restricting myself to sitting indoors reading while I was down there, and had already taken in the parkrun in the … Continue reading

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Offa’s Dyke Path : Devil’s Pulpit

I was down in Chepstow for the Summer’s End Progressive Rock Festival, but I was not restricting myself to music while I was down here, and had already taken in the parkrun at the Forest Of Dean on the Saturday … Continue reading

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parkrun : Forest Of Dean

I was in Chepstow for the weekend for the annual Summer’s End Progressive Rock Festival, staying at the excellent Beeches Farm campsite, and as I had free time on the Saturday morning I decided to go to the local parkrun … Continue reading

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