Soweto Marathon 2017

It’s 10 months since my last post (so much for the “I will write more” resolution), and the theme is the same: I ran another marathon (with another one coming up in just over a month).  Yes, I’m the subject of the joke that goes “How do you know whether somebody has run a marathon?” […]

Forging An Iron Croptop

Just discovered a cracking combination from darebee.com that can be done in about an hour (assuming a certain basic level of fitness/competency).

Crop Top Workout (2:30-3:00 per set and 2:00 rest – 15 minutes or so to complete)
Upperbody Forge (as long as it takes, use kettlebells in unbalanced positions for extra credit)
Iron Maiden (5:30-7:00 per set […]

Tabata Circuits

I’m not a fan of weight-lifting or hanging out in gyms, and also don’t want to have to lug a heap of equipment round with me (we’ll ignore the mountain bikes and rowing machine, for now) when I move to new projects.

Intervals have featured in my running and rowing sessions, and also form part of […]