Return of the Comeback

For many months, I haven’t been running much… which means not much thoughts about running… hence no blog posts. I’ve been running more regularly the past couple months… now I’m thinking about running stuff again… hopefully that would mean more blog posts… maybe. Advertisements

A Long Way Back

Present weight: 68kg Target Weight: 60kg The past few months of relative inactivity… and stuffing myself good food… has seen me “balloon” to my present weight. My clothes are tighter… and I feel sluggish. It’s now time to lose those excess baggage. Eight kilos may not seem much but since the maximum weight one can…

Remembering

For the past few weeks, I’ve been reading about the exploits of other runners in the BDM ultras. It made me remember how my own experience went. It also made me wonder whether I could bring my fitness back to that level… I guess there’s only one way to find out… See you on the…

Training

Though I may have finished 2 marathons with no real marathon training — I don’t advice it. My times show it. How my legs felt after showed it… Nothing beats really training for a race — especially¬† if you have time targets in mind. However, at present, I’m beginning to veer away from “training.” I…

Going Minimalist

I’ve joined the minimalist shoe movement. I’m saying goodbye to cushioned shoes and saying hello to barely-soled shoes. The transition isn’t that easy but it is a transition I am fully embracing.

30 and 5

That’s 30 minutes run and 5 minutes walk. That was my plan for the 2 marathons I ran… to do cycles of 30 and 5 from start to finish. Having not really trained for the QCIM (my longest run for the year was a couple of 21kms), I knew that if I tried to run…

Setting Goals

I remember reading in an old issue of Running Times Magazine (I forgot which one) that part of the planning for a race is to set goals… goals which will determine the level of success of your performance for that particular race. The advice in that article is to set 3 goals, A, B and…