The long slow run; the Sunday long run; the oh-my-god-why-did-I-sign-up-for-a-marathon run – whatever you call it the long run is the most important part of marathon training. And I am not a fan. Give me a run-so-fast-you-puke 5k or track session any day – no guts, no glory and all that. But marathon training I am,… Continue reading Surviving the Long Run
“I can’t do yoga – I can’t even touch my toes”. Yarp, I was one of those. Completely missing the point that my inflexibility was exactly the reason I SHOULD – and could – do yoga. I was a typical runner – full of running, tight of hamstring, and full to the brim of… Continue reading Yoga, I love you.