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the experiments: experiment one

I’m now out on my own following the completion of my guinea pig trial. That means it’s time for some experiments of my own construction. I started this experimentation last weekend and repeated the...

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half measures: a lifetime equalling pb

My club’s annual half marathon took place today. Normally this is an event that I specifically train for, if I’m not helping out with marshal duties. However, this time around, I went in with...

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10 miles: under 70 minutes

My 10-mile PB has been a thing of great concern to me in recent years. Firstly, I don’t race a lot of 10-mile routes so capturing an official time is not a frequent event....

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maxed out: under the bar

That was a different week! Operation Guinea Pig kicked off this week with two days of testing. First up was blood lactate threshold, gait and ground contact response analysis, and VO2max test. The jump...

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marathon: dublin, ireland, 2018

It was a perfect day for running a marathon. Overcast skies, a coolness in the air, a sense of adrenaline. The start line was buzzing. The kind of buzz you can only truly feel...