Monthly Archives: December 2010

Happy New Year

…obviously I’ve just nipped home between glamorous parties and I’m not sat in the sofa, with no plans to go out,¬†eating curry flavoured supernoodles that come with a sachet of mango sauce*. Just as earlier I was dancing and quaffing … Continue reading

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How to fool my legs…

Training update: did my 20 minutes this morning by reversing the circuit I have been doing. It’s far harder this way round! I was doing fine until I had 2 minutes to go then I inexplicably stopped running (and remember … Continue reading

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Lovely things!

First of all, training update: I did my scheduled 20 minutes today, all good until the last 3 minutes when I cracked and walked for a bit (but did then run the 3 mins after that…when I got to the … Continue reading

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What do dinosaurs eat for breakfast?

Meatabix! Ha ha ha? Well I’m pleased to say that I am now officially following a proper marathon training plan to the letter. It’s one that the lovely people at DebRA kindly sent to me, based on the Runner’s World … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to wrap presents…

…Tra la la la la, la la la-la! Most excited about Christmas now I’ve finished work, woo-hoo! What’s that? Yes, yes, I know this is meant to be a marathon training blog, but Tonight Matthew, it’s a Christmas present blog … Continue reading

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Interval training

As I was saying to someone the other day, I am a big fan of interval training. However, I’ve tweaked the concept ever so slightly so that instead of incorporating different intensities in my training, I’m (ahem) training at intervals…currently … Continue reading

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SuperTed, PJ & Duncan, and pizza

Of the things that I remember, From when I was just a kid, Lego is up there near the top, And reading What Katy Did. Now that I’m a grown up, I look back in soft focus, At playing The … Continue reading

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