Category Archives: Ricochet

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 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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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet

Those of you who read my blog should know by now that I have got into ‘tabbing’ in a big way.  Just to remind you, ‘tabbing’  is a military term (‘tactical advance to battle’) which essentially means moving quickly while … Continue reading

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Avalanche Endurance Events : Ricochet training : Week 19

Week 19 and I am enjoying an active holiday… This week’s blog is brought to you by a Garibaldi, because we visited Sassari. Monday 31 August 2015 I am on holiday in Sardinia, so this is more likely to turn into a travelog … Continue reading

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Sardinia : Punta Balistreri

All my recent holidays have included climbing a mountain, and this holiday in Sardinia was not going to be an exception.  In fact, I had a whole book of walks with me.  The only problem with that was once we … Continue reading

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