Trail Racing

One word……HILLS! But let’s back it up a bit…. Today I participated in the Bush Capital Bush Marathon Festival which, according to the website, is an: “exciting off road running and bush walking event from the centre of Canberra through…

Hydration time

Happy Friday! Training: This morning I leaped out of bed when the alarm went off at 5am and hit the gym. Today’s session focused on upper body weights and abs – and boy can I feel it now. I also…

A little nutty…

I am glad you enjoyed the 10 random facts about me! It seems I am not alone in my huge fear of birds. It’s quite strange – spiders, snakes, bugs…meh no problems at all. But put a pigeon near me…

Let’s talk random…

This morning started with the standard 5am wake up call and a trip to the gym for lower body weights and run session. My shoulders are actually feeling a tad sore from last night’s Body Balance class, which is a…

Cosy corn chowder

There were a few things that happened today which took me off guard. Nothing too serious, just a few things that left me feeing slightly anxious and unsettled. Our planned Tuesday night Body Balance class was, however, the perfect cure.…

Muffin Monday

Hello there and welcome to the start of a new week! I don’t know whether it was the trail run on Saturday or the afternoon of painting / renovating, or perhaps it was both, but I woke up yesterday with…

By numbers

Today I woke up to sunny skies and even a little warmth (dare I say Spring is coming?…..). Perfect conditions for a morning run. I decided to hit up some ‘trails’ in anticipation of next week’s 16km race – which…

Friday fun

Training I woke up this morning feeling 100 times better so felt there was no need to cancel my pre-work gym plans. I fit in 10km on the stationary bike, followed by an upper body weights and abs session, before…

Paella perfection

Perfection in a pan….seriously…. But let’s back it up a bit. Thankyou all for your wonderful suggestions regarding meditation and switching your mind off. Thankyou also to Tiffany for providing such a great link. I will be sure to give…