Workout of the Week: The Pyramid

This workout is demanding but fun and gives you plenty of breaks (my kind of quality work!) 1km Warm Up 1km Easy 200m Sprint 200m Recovery 400m Fast 200m Recovery 1km Tempo 200m Recovery 400m Fast 200m Recovery 200m Sprint 1km Cool Down This run is a total of 6km,

Do you need a rest day?

You know you’ve crossed a line somewhere when rest days require more discipline than training days. Even more challenging than your planned rest days are your unplanned ones. How do you tell the difference between a reason and an excuse? And how do you know when you are better off

Wednesday, 12th July 2017

Wednesday I was all set for the usual which is Crossfit at 5am and Easy Run of 8km. I had decided to get someone else to write my training plan for Melbourne Marathon this time, so that’s a good holding pattern while I’m waiting. Normally I write my plans, but

All the magic is in the work

View from Warwick Half Marathon, 2016 I was having a conversation the other day about motivation. What happens when you lose your mojo, and you aren’t sure how to get it back. And they said to me, “it’s okay for you, that’s your job”. Which is totally true. I can’t