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mundane adventures in running

Motion I.D. review

A review of the Asics Motion ID gait analysis service and rant about companies ripping people off.

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19/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Gear review: inov-8 16 racepack

Shhh…. dont tell a soul: this is really about running bags and commuting.

26/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Feeling hot hot hot

Fierce Grace hot yoga review: paying for results

16/02/2016 · Leave a comment

Review: Altra Torino shoes

I’ve found the shoes I’ve been looking for.

10/02/2016 · 3 Comments

Review: The Maffetone Method

A review of the Maffetone Method. Easy running, low carb diets and dreadful typography.

19/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Review: Spotify Running versus Runkeeper DJ

A comparison of two running for music features, why they’re disappointing, and a whole load of music whilst running related FUN

28/10/2015 · 1 Comment

British naturist foundation 5k- race report #2

More running naked through the woods.

30/09/2015 · 4 Comments

Review: Natural Born Heroes

A review of McDougall’s latest book: a bit silly, but still highly recommended.

28/09/2015 · 1 Comment

Gear review: Compressport R2 Race and Recovery calf compression sleeves

Compression stockings, face sitting and tubes of fabric that cost £30.

10/09/2015 · Leave a comment

Five songs to add to your running playlist NOW

You have got to get these all up in your headphones.

26/03/2015 · Leave a comment

Gear review: Speedo Aquapure goggles

Public swimming pools and the double edged sword of twenty pound goggles.

19/03/2015 · Leave a comment

Review: heart rate monitor training for the compleat (sic) idiot

Parker’s heart rate training program laid bare. or not.

22/01/2015 · 1 Comment

Gear reviews: barefoot shoes that I have known

Oxymorons aplenty, reviews of some of the barefoot shoes I’ve tried. Inov8 F-lite, Merrell Trail Gloves, no shoes at all: it’s all here.

05/01/2015 · Leave a comment

Gear review: Xero Shoes

Since I first read Born to Run, I’ve been meaning to experiment with Huaraches.  For those who haven’t read Christopher McDougall’s opus, Born to Run (variously celebrated as the bible … Continue reading

11/08/2014 · 2 Comments

Review: Running and the mind of meditation by Sakyong Mipham

Sakyong Mipham is a better person than you will ever be.  He’s a sub 3 marathon runner, a leading buddhist teacher and a living embodiment of the philosophy of the … Continue reading

20/06/2014 · Leave a comment

Review: run wild by Boff Whalley

I remember watching Chumbawamba play at the Lumways music festival outside Winchester in 1994. I’m not really a fan, but I love the protest songs album that they did, and have … Continue reading

18/06/2014 · 1 Comment

Running and inclusiveness

I have been surprised by a couple of things I’ve read recently which seem to slightly go against the grain of what running means to me. Richard Askwith, the author … Continue reading

30/05/2014 · 1 Comment

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