X

Cookies

Continue We want you to get the most out of using this website, which is why we and our partners use cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to receive these cookies. You can find out more about how we use cookies here.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Subscriptions  |  evouchers  |  Jobs  |  Property  |  Motors  |  Travel  |  Dating  |  Family Notices

Sarah's half marathon training blog

The return of the bingo wings

It's all gone a little bit wrong.

For two and a half weeks I couldn't get to the gym and it's started to show.

It didn't help that for one of those weeks I was away stewarding at Keswick Convention where all my meals were provided.

Don't get me wrong, it wasn't poor food (in fact, the meat was particularly good quality) but it... [more]

By Sarah Nicholls
Published: August 7, 2012

Trying to keep on track

Well it looks like I need two slaps on the wrist.

Firstly, I've been very bad at updating this blog.

It's not that I haven't done any exercise since mid June, honest.

That said, I seem to have let things slip a little in recent days.

It turns out that you don't magically keep your fitness if you don't work out for a while.... [more]

By Sarah Nicholls
Published: July 18, 2012

Working out at home as well as the gym

I got a new toy yesterday - a 5kg medicine ball.

For those who've never come across one, it's about the same size and texture as a basketball but it's weighted to help with things like abs toning.

I decided to get it after finding a stomach-training workout in the latest edition of my fitness magazine, which landed on the doormat... [more]

By Sarah Nicholls
Published: June 17, 2012

Back to the gym

Ahhhhhhhhh. That's better.

I've just got back from my first visit to the gym in a week.

It wasn't too bad but I think my walk might resemble a wobbling jelly for the next couple of days while my legs recover.

My arms are suffering in a similar way.

It wasn't really my fault I didn't exercise for a week.

Last Thursday I... [more]

By Sarah Nicholls
Published: June 6, 2012

It's too hot for working out

Is anyone else finding it hard to muster the energy for exercise in this hot weather?

I certainly am.

To be honest I feel like I've been a bit lazy for a couple of weeks now.

Tonight I've been out for my first jog in what seems like ages.

I haven't been slacking off completely, you understand.

I've been quite good... [more]

By Sarah Nicholls
Published: May 29, 2012

Blog history

Hot jobs
Search for:

Vote

Was Cumbria County Council right to scrap its plans for on-street parking charges?

Yes - we shouldn't have to pay

No - we'll just end up paying the county in some other way, like council tax

Show Result