Category Archives: interval training

The end of summer.

Summer is coming to and end and I’m actually quite happy about it! I love the long days and the warm weather, but the school holidays are a killer!  Holiday childcare doesn’t cover the working day and my cleaning lady … Continue reading

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A jigsaw comes together

There has been a slight hiatus in ‘the fat burn revolution’. Following Fridays (enthusiastic downhill) run I managed to ‘put my back out’ and on Saturday morning woke up with the most immobilising, painful lumbar spasm I have ever had. … Continue reading

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Week1 of the fat burn revolution done, and I give myself an appraisal

Well Julie, you’ve complete the first week of ‘the fat burn revolution’ how do you rate it? Um I say I’d give myself 7/10 Quite a positive score, a high number but room for improvement . So what went well? … Continue reading

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Yay Parkrun!

No, no PB before you ask, it’s just a ‘yay’ because I went and pushed myself! To be honest I haven’t got my official time yet, but the garmin says no. some days things just go well. I woke up … Continue reading

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Fat burn revolution day 4

Some killer exercises today! I’m guessing that my glutes are quite weak, based on the difficulty I had with this exercise! At least the calf raises were easy! you may have noticed that day 4 didn’t follow straight on from … Continue reading

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Day 3 fat burn revolution

Repetitive post, sorry, will keep it short. no gentle aerobic workout this am, too busy. Didn’t get to eat between 6 am and 6pm ( well not quite true, a couple of bananas in the car) Excuses, excuses!! Did the … Continue reading

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The fat burn revolution day 1

Day 1 down , 83 to go!  After some reluctance to get started this morning I went for my 30 minute jog and of course felt much better after it. This evening I did the first weights session.  It was … Continue reading

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Time out (in Sorrento)

I have just had a lovely week away with the family. As well as fun and sightseeing, there was some time for reading and reflection and a little bit of running. It was hilly in sorrento, I only managed to … Continue reading

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What makes a good run?

Last weekend I ate too much and didn’t go for a run. The rest of the week followed on in the same vein, I did get out for a short run but it was hard work. Somehow, sometimes you can’t … Continue reading

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Good times!

Spent the weekend cooking and eating instead of running. Could have gone for a run but wine with lunch put paid to that! This app subtracts calories from exercise so on some days net calories are quite low. I think … Continue reading

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