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Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Getting back into the swing of things!

As the title of this blog suggests, that’s what this week’s blog is about really. It’s the first week after test week where I am back to “proper” training. From what I’ve mentioned before this block up until my holiday…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Test week time!

Test week is over and it’s not a pretty one, in all honesty I knew I wasn’t going to set the world or even my PB’s alight but I’m happy I’ve got a starting point of what I need to…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Its winter goal time!

It’s that time of year again when the yearly goals start to get written down and set in stone on training peaks. This year has been pretty up and down and if you have been following my blogs you will…

Mikes Middle Distance Magic: The Off Season!

It’s officially the off season for me now all the races are over for 2019. After speaking to Ray after my race last week and he said train how and whenever you want just don’t add intensity. I was like…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Race Report

Im a little bit late getting this written and sent over to Ray. Reason being I was hoping to write a positive race report from the final race of the year. Read below to find out how it all went!

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Family Time!

I was putting off writing this blog this week, mainly as I have nothing to write about. Training has took a bit of a backseat, Kids, wife and family have taken priority this week. Never a bad thing but definitely…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic:Forget the talk, now its about actions!

I’ve been talking and thinking a lot about training, how my training is going and how I can improve it. I talk a lot about consistency about sessions, my training and highs and lows of weeks. I have big ambitions…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Heat, Heat, Heat!

The week I promised to get back on track was hindered by the weather this week! Not very often here in the UK we complain that’s it too hot, its normally the other way round! But this week has been…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Deja Fu test week!

Bit of a weird one this week really, I was hoping last week to have a successful test week for you. Unfortunately that wasn’t the case and last week was a let-down! Training wise was pretty much non-existent and a…

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