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Friday, 5 October 2012

Get Fit Or Eat Pie Trying Week # 4

Get Fit Or Eat Pie Trying Week # 4

Last week as been such hard work think I have wore myself out a little or got run down with a cold.

I did manage to get 2 good rep sessions at the running club and my first race for a long time on Saturday the first ever Parkrun with open here.

Although they don't encourage it as being a race I was pleased with my time @ 7.54 average pace per mile, here is my 5K summery-

"For me its Get Fit Or Eat Pie Trying "

Friday, 28 September 2012

Get Fit Or Eat Pie Trying # Week 3 ...

"For me its Get Fit Or Eat Pie Trying "


A under 2 hour half marathon
A under 50 minutes 10k
This week not only did we get the marathon numbers through the post that we have decied not to do also our letter from the people at London Marathon came through to tell me if I had a place...


 We entered and didn't get in :):):)

I know I should be sad but it was a huge relief as training up for a marathon was so much like hard work and having a large family I didn't have hours free at the weekend to run.This is why I pulled out of the Chester Marathon which is a week on Sunday.

Onwards and upwards now and new goals to set and Pb to make!!.

 I have decided to run Worksop half marathon in 4 weeks time so with the marathon training I did manage to do hopefully I should be ok.

In other news we have a park run starting near us this week..whoo this should be fun a free time 5k race every Saturday...

This weeks exercise was-

Friday, 21 September 2012

Get Fit Or Eat Pie Trying # Week 2....

For me it's Get Fit Or Eat Pie Trying "
Goals -A under 2 hour half marathon 

A under 50 minutes 10k

And if I do get in London-just to be able to run a marathon!!

Was very pleased with last weeks training I put my training on Dailymile and last weeks I had ran 38 miles as well as a few exercise classes.

Friday, 14 September 2012

Get Fit Or Eat Pie Trying # Week 1....

After the kids being off for six weeks my training has started to get better it's so much like hard work trying to get fit with 4 kids off school.

We booked a marathon but didn't get chance over the holiday to get the miles in so now my goals have changed again I am now training for this year -

For me its Get Fit Or Eat Pie Trying "
  1. A under 2 hour half marathon 
  2. A under 50 minutes 10k 
  3. And if I do get in London-just to be able to run a marathon!!

This week I have had time to start back with my training-

Friday- 3 miles run on the treadmill + half mile swim
Saturday - 9 miles run

Sunday - 3 and half miles run

Monday - 7 mile run + 3 miles treamill run in afternoon

Tuesday - 5 miles reps + warm up/cool down

Wednesday -
1 hour weight class + 6 miles run

Thursday - 5 miles warm up,reps and cool down

Loving having time to exercise.

How about you!? Have you found any spare time to exercise this week?


Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Working Out With The Davina Range At next Week 5.......

Working Out With The Davina Range At next Week 5.......

This is the last week of the Getting fit with the Davina range at next and wow how quickly it has gone.

I have really enjoyed being a part of this challenge and 5 weeks have just flown by.These were the 3 items I got to try were...


Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Working Out With The Davina Range At next Week 4.......

4 weeks have already gone by and I though this was the last week of working out with the Davina range at next but no I still have one more week left to try and lose some weight.

How quickly has this month gone?

I have had a fun/packed/tiring/ month fitting as much exercise as possible.


Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Working Out With The Davina Range At next Week 2.......

As many of you who reads my blog would know; this month I'm getting fit with the Davina range at next.

I have been sent some lovely thing's of my choice to review...


Thursday, 19 January 2012

Working Out With The Davina Range At next Week 1.......

Had a good  first week getting fit with the Davina Range at next but a bad week for feeling ill and having to push through it ...

Tried a few from the list
This week exercise-

1 hour Zumba class
3 miles run

5 Miles run

Woke up with a bad throat so day off

Half Hour Zumba Dvd

3 miles run

Box fit class for 1 hour 30 minutes

7 miles warm up rep session at running club and cool down, felt a cold coming on again! :(

Day off with the weather turning cold and coughs and colds around I've felt really under the weather today.Head spinning and shaking,nose blocked. I just hope I'm ok for Zumba tomorrow...

Here is a close up of what I picked...

Trainers £45-00
Top £25-00
Joggers £25-00

 I will do an outfit post for next week,

I  just feel to ill this week but the good news is it hopefully not mans flu!!

Just got to cut down on the cakes being ill makes me eat more.

 I've tried Boxfit new last week and Zumba this week. What have you all been up-to,Tried anything new ?


Thursday, 12 January 2012

Working Out With The Davina Range At Next....

My new years resolution did not actually start on the 1st January as I had planned.It was cold and very windy and just too hard to get myself back out running after a lazy month of not much exercise and eating to excess over Christmas. The husband under my feet and four children still off school did not help either!!


Friday, 30 December 2011

Fitness Fridays : New Year Plans...

This months fitness plans didn't really happen.

Been a busy month getting everything ready for Christmas.

Buying Christmas food and drinks.

Early and eating and drinking them.

Then having to buy again!...


Friday, 18 November 2011

Fitness Friday...

Yesterday I finally found out was making me feed up and bored in my training.

I have not been enjoying running as much for a while as I have been in the past, but I could not put my finger on why!?

Yesterday when I came home from school my husband told me there was a email waiting for me.

To my surprise he had booked me a place in a 10k race that I would have like to run but thought I was to late to enter, and all of my friends are running it at Christmas.

This not only gave me something to to look forward to it has given me something to get out and train for in 4 week's on Sunday....

I have only ran one 10k race this year and did it in 54 minutes but this was 3 miles up hill 3 miles down hill.I would really Love a sub 50 minutes 10k time....

Watch this space :)

This weeks training:

  • Saturday- 6 miles running.
  • Sunday - 7 miles running.
  • Monday - 5 and half miles running.
  • Tuesday 7 miles running and reps at running club.
  • Wednesday- 3 miles running
  • Thursday -7 half  miles running and reps at club
  • Friday- day off.

What has everyone else been up to this week?


Friday, 4 November 2011

Fitness Friday...

How has your week been?

Have you been running or exercising?

Linking up with Fitness Friday blog hop over at Life As I See it's blog and sharing my training.

"Running is a big question mark that's there each and every day. It asks you, 'Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today?'" - Peter Maher, Canadian marathon runner

2 weeks ago I was feeling sorry for myself after doing 201 miles of running in September I only managed 105 miles in October and last week I set to do lots of exercise but only managed 2 days.

If you don't feel like running you just can't make yourself.

Can you?

This week I am back on track (I think) getting out running and starting to feel good about running again. This week's training has been....

Friday, 21 October 2011

Fitness Fridays...

Well it has been a while since I wrote my Fitness Friday post .

3 weeks now :( .....

I have still been exercising but not as much as I would have liked to.

Running is feeling hard again but I think it maybe because -
  1.  I went all out last month and ran over 200 .
  2. Maybe I pushed myself to hard in the first cross country and ran my fastest ever mile @7-33 pace and had to stop half way with really painful stitch and then quit because the pain was unbearable to run with.
  3. Not been out and done much running this month as it seams to be really hard effort.Only on 73 miles for the month is a big drop from last month.
  4. Or it could be I'm really feeling sorry for myself....

Either way I'm starting a fresh tomorrow,why does everything start tomorrow and not today with me!!!!

This weeks plans are:
  1. Starting to get my mileage back up.
  2. X-training on my bike.
  3. Core exercises.
  4. Get some races booked.
Here are my plans but with the kids of will I manage to get them done?

The last weeks training was:
  • Saturday 7 miles with hill reps included.
  • Sunday day off.
  • Monday 4 mile run.
  • Tuesday 13 mile bike.
  • Tuesday 7 miles running club with hill reps.
  • Wednesday day off.
  • Thursday 8 miles with 12*400 meter sprints included.
  • Friday day off.


Friday, 30 September 2011

Fitness Fridays....

What a month it has been I've ran in the cold, light rain, heavy rain, warmth, wind and now red hot weather. Typical September then!?

Been out with friends and family helping me along what seams to have been a very fast month all helping me along to reach my 200 miles challenge.

Today I completed it on the last day of the month 201 miles of running done.

Friday, 23 September 2011

Fitness Friday....

Been a busy week in training and just uploaded the last few day's training to find out I'm on 154 miles for the month so on target for my 200 miles in a month challenge.


After falling over last week and having a rest day Friday. I am feeling great about running again .

My friend has been coming out with me and encouraging me which as been great and I only have 46 miles to do in the next 7 days which looks achievable.

Friday, 16 September 2011

Fitness Friday...

Happy Fitness Friday!!

What exercise have you been up to this week?

I am really not having a good week!

Having said that my running is going great.

I have join in a 200 miles challenge on Dailymile and my mileage is going good I have clocked up 99 miles in the first 14 days leaving me 101 for the last 16 day.

Friday, 9 September 2011

Wednesday, 7 September 2011

When All Plans Go Out The Window.....Keep On Running....

First day back to school for all my kids today and I can go running for however long I want and what does it do ....RAIN...

I love to run in the rain but today it was so heavy at on stage it hurt my face but with my 200 miles challenge I had to go.

Friday, 19 August 2011

Fitness Fridays...

This week has been tough I have that feeling that I do not want to run or do no exercise but looking back on my training it's not been a bad week.

 I need a boost to get my mind feeling more positive,I think the 7 weeks school holiday are starting to tell on me now.

Friday, 12 August 2011

Sunshine On A Rainy Day...

This month I have decided not to take part in the 3-in-30 challenge as with the kids off school, routine as gone out the window. I am still getting time to keep my running up so Fitness Friday is still here.

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