Category Archives: London Marathon

A series of blogs detailing my preparation for the London Marathon

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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The Virgin Money London Marathon 2015 training : Week 16

Week 16 and it is time to face the truth… This week’s blog is brought to you by Pheidippides, because of what might have been. Monday 20 April 2015 I was travelling up to Scotland for a business meeting, flying to Edinburgh … Continue reading

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The Virgin Money London Marathon 2015 training : Week 15

Week 15 and I need to recover from Ironman while not letting things slip… This week’s blog is brought to you by Europe, because in terms of my decision whether or not to run the London Marathon this is the final … Continue reading

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The Virgin Money London Marathon 2015 training : Week 14

Week 14 and I have another event to prepare for… This week’s blog is brought to you by Geezer Butler, because still regardless of my right knee I will be doing Ironman. Monday 06 April 2015 It was the Bank Holiday … Continue reading

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The Virgin Money London Marathon 2015 training : Week 12

Week 12 and I finally have a road to recovery… This week’s blog is brought to you by Jack, because I had an appointment with the psychophysio.  Oh. Monday 23 March 2015 I finally managed to go and see a … Continue reading

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The Virgin Money London Marathon 2015 training : Week 11

Week 11 and I just need to do something, anything… This week’s blog is brought to you by Pegasus, because I am going to use the circuit training part of the Spartan Paratrooper (High Level) Programme of The Para Fitness … Continue reading

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The Virgin Money London Marathon 2015 training : Week 10

Week 10 and I need to consider my plans… This week’s blog is brought to you by Einstein, because even if the definition of insanity cannot be attributed to him, I had definitely not been a brainiac at this stage … Continue reading

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