Mandy Williams

A secret half marathon!

After a break of over 5 years, I am delighted to be able to say that I am a half marathon runner having completed the Manchester Half Marathon earlier this month.Despite running since 2008, this is…

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Improving my running

As many folk will probably be able to relate to, I started running when I was overweight as a means of getting fitter and healthier. Before then, I had never really been active beyond the normal…

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Upping the miles

After last week's disappointing race at Winton 10k, I knew it was time to re-assess my health and fitness goals.  I've blogged before about enjoying different types of exercise and finding it…

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Body Coach Cycle 3

I am now two weeks into the final cycle of my body coach plan and as you may be able to tell my motivation is lacking a bit.As I said in my last blog, I had found cycle 2 really tough to stick to in…

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Body coach cycle 2 results

I completed cycle 2 of my 90 day body coach programme last week but am only now just getting round to blog about it. As I said in my last blog, I wasn't sure what to expect as I had a few days off…

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Aviemore 10k in doubt..

My training was all going to plan for the Aviemore 10k and unfortunately disaster has struck putting the race in doubt.I have only managed to run one 10k this year, which was Grangemouth in April.…

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New training plan - take 2

Well after my last post I was full of beans and raring to go with my new 10k training plan - and typically I ended up struck down with the lurgy!I started my new training plan on Tuesday 2nd February…

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Re-starting 2016

Normally at the beginning of each year I sit down and set myself some fitness targets for the year.  However, this year I seem to have lost focus.  The last few years I have aimed on increasing my…

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