Category Archives: Running and fitness

Old Orchards in South Cambridgeshire

Where ever you go in South Cambs. it’s possible to see the remnants and relics of a once thriving fruit growing industry. Most of the commercial orchards were grubbed up in the 1970s so it’s a question of looking for … Continue reading

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All the Year Round (2). January 2012.

(First published in the Royston Runners Newsletter, January 2012). The other day I heard a joke about runners, which is a rarity. It was on a DVD of one of Bill Bailey’s live gigs when he was doing a long … Continue reading

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Sports ‘mind’ coaching – some good ideas

I have just been reading some blogs by Pat Duckworth on the subject of sports ‘mind’ coaching which is one of the things she does as an NLP practitioner and hypnotherapist in the Royston area. This is a good site  not only … Continue reading

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All the Year Round (December 2011)

(Previouly published in the Royston Runners Dec. 2011 Newsletter.) This column is going to be fairly widespread in the subjects covered, dealing with running and fitness issues and other stuff coming out of my interests in the countryside, walking, food … Continue reading

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Walking back to fitness

My usual form of physical exercise is running – I generally run three times a week up to a distance of 25 miles in total, usually broken into two 7 milers and a long 10-12 miler at the weekend. So … Continue reading

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