The The Bloody Long Walk is now done. Last Sunday at 6am my friend Tina and I set off from Yarra Bend Park, while hot air balloons rose above us. Our destination was beautiful St. Kilda Beach. As we set off, it was a perfect morning with the promise of a warm day ahead. The […]
Only three more sleeps until The Bloody Long Walk. I will be so happy when it’s over as I feel like I’ve been training for it forever. I started training for Melbourne Coastrek in December 2016. When that was over in May this year, I just continued on with the training until now. Today I […]
Just a few photos from training walks during the past week. The weather is on the improve, so it’s much nicer being out there now. Looking forward to summer.
I’ve been aware and concerned that it has been a while since I last posted here, but I was horrified to see that it’s been six weeks. Where did that six weeks go? I’ve still been exercising but also have been really busy with work…and with life. So, just decided to take a little time […]
Nothing exciting has been happening lately in the area of exercise. I’ve been struggling a bit without a goal to keep my focus. Most days I’ve been walking and doing strength training in the gym. But I haven’t been out on the bike yet, as I’m a bit worried about the knee. The spin bike […]
Sorry, if you’re reading this and you are tired of hearing about Melbourne Coastrek. Yes, I know, it’s over, and time to move on to the next thing – whatever that is. I promise this is the last word, but I just wanted to write a thank you post. Thank you so much to everyone […]
Finally the day arrived. Melbourne Coastrek 2017. The day that team No Bounce Here had been training for and looking forward to for months. We started the day off with energy and enthusiasm to burn which held us in good stead for what was to come. The meeting place was at the Quarantine Station at […]
Week 11: Stretch & Recovery 1 x 12km walk 1 x Interval Training (30 mins) Pick from stairs, hills, bike, soft sand or high intensity interval training in a gym 1 x Trek Training (2-3hrs with a 3-8kg pack) long walk, speedy pace, incorporating as many hills/stairs and undulating terrain as you can 2 x […]