I’m not really a runner these days

parkrunOver the last few years, specifically 2012-2015, I’ve been doing more running. I started because a colleague inspired me when she told me about her first 10k. If she can do it then so can I so I added it to my rather informal bucket list: do a 10k and finish within an hour. Continue reading

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Cycling to nowhere

HIBCIt seems to be getting worse and the evidence is the buoyant business at stores like Rutland Cycles. More and more people are getting with the Lycra, buying expensive bikes and cycling round in circles. They’re not going anywhere but they’re getting miles in their legs. I guess it’s good for them, builds stamina, works the heart, develops muscle condition and increases lung capacity, but many of them don’t seem to lose much weight. Continue reading