8th August 2014

I am a runner who was injured with medial tibial stress syndrome (shin splints). After having trouble getting back to running for 9 months I decided it was time to start again. My training is a slow progression from couch to 100 miles. All in all I have only ran for about 4 or 5 months with success but I’ll be breaking that starting today. I will be blogging every day giving you all my training tips and my complete training schedules. I will also write monthly to pull out all the good and bad points of my training, and things I could do better in the following months. Feel free to use my blogs how you will at your own peril.

Sleeping Habits –

Waking time – 08:00
Sleeping time  – 01:00

Nutrition –

Breakfast – Chocolate
Lunch – Sweets
Dinner – Chocolate
Snacks – Potato Chips, Pork Pies
Drinks – 2 L water, Coffee
Supplements –

I’m not even going to go there RE diet today. My problems were that I went shopping in town with my bank card and an empty stomach on a detox. I bought nothing but rubbish and brought it home and scoffed it. Call me weak call me stupid I don’t care. I’m human and I’ll try again!




Type – Run
Time –
Distance –
Speed –
Calories –
Footwear –
Terrain –
Exertion Level 1-10 (10 being the hardest) – 3
Injuries – None


Heel Walking http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwWOZGyE3DQ
Shin splints exercise http://www.kinetic-revolution.com/secret-shin-strengthening-exercise/
Shin splints exercise  http://www.kinetic-revolution.com/three-exercises-for-shin-splints-mtss/Running Calf Strength and Ankle Drills
Calf strength and ankle drills http://www.kinetic-revolution.com/running-calf-strength-exercise-ankling-drill/
Downward Dog Pose https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKx-LPTtvBQ
Shin splints exercise  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crxG22quZus


After doing these I moved onto day 11 of the 30 day free challenge on basic strength and core training. I have incorporated the basic mobility and balance routines too. I’m not sure if I need to do all these everyday but he keeps stressing persistence is key so there we go.

Sign up for free here. http://www.kinetic-revolution.com/30daychallenge

Events –

Sat 13th September – Parun Cannon Hill Park Birmingham, United Kingdom

Keep an eye on this section where you will see upcoming events and blogs on events that I have already completed.


Thoughts for the day

• High as a kite on sugar all day.


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