Week what?

So it’s been a while. Quite a while. I’ve been suffering with a continuation of my IT band issues. The thing won’t go away. I’ve tried resting (zero exercise) and it felt better. It wasn’t. I’ve stretched. I’ve strengthened. No joy. As such here’s a llama. Or Alpaca. I can never remember which. On the […]

More

Week 6 (and 5) and back to Week 1

So. Let’s talk knees. No let’s not. I’m suffering with an ITB issue right now. Walking, running, swimming and cycling set it off. I’ve tried resting. Tried stretching (though I’m not very consistent). I’ve tried foam rolling. None working yet. Not being able to swim, cycle or run is a bit of a challenge with […]

More

Week 2. Candles and excuses

So happy birthday to me. Thanks to said birthdays celebration I managed to miss my Saturday long ride. Only consolation there is my ridings definitely ahead of my running and swimming. Sunday however well that saw a different story. Went out to do a “speed hike” because speed hiking is actually a thing. I’m sure […]

More

Week One. Ups and downs

Well it was a week that ended on a wonderful high. With beautiful weather, lovely views and a bit of cross country running to mix things up. There were deer, ruins and rocks. We took a trip up to Bradgate Park for a run with the dog. And it was worth it. The run was […]

More

IT Band Issues

So. Back in August. In a desperate bid to lose a few extra kgs ahead of our wedding we went on a running spree. On the 5th day in a row I felt a twinge on the outside of my right knee. Carried on anyway. What a trooper. The next day I woke up and […]

More