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Tom Blackett   |  18 Days Ago

My ultra marathon experience

This post is long overdue!  It’s time I share my thoughts and experience on the Grim Reaper Ultra Marathon.  I should firstly say that I’m thrilled to have my life back.  I’m not normally an especially social person, my mates often pull my leg for..

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Tom Blackett   |  02/05/2017

Ultra marathon progress + my thoughts on physical challenges and why they’re important

So I’m now into week 11 of my Ultra marathon training schedule. This is undoubtedly the hardest challenge I’ve ever set myself and I find myself facing additional hurdles which I had not initially foreseen.  Some of you may have seen from my Instagram that..

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Tom Blackett   |  26/12/2016

New year resolutions – Ultra Marathon

I am not an expert ultra marathon runner, nor expert marathon runner for that matter, however on July 29th, 2017, I will be attempting to complete a 100 mile race in 26 hours – the toughest fitness challenge I have ever attempted.  Given that we..

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Tom Blackett   |  13/10/2016

What is ‘being fit’?

What does being fit actually mean? Does it mean you can run faster or longer than everyone else? Or does it mean you can lift heavier weights than everyone else?  There are many different answers to this question and I’m about to give you mine…

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Tom Blackett   |  12/08/2014

How to motivate yourself to exercise

After a long day at work why bother?  You’re tired, hungry, need to do your washing, see the family – the list goes on. It’s easy to see why so many people don’t exercise – because working a full time job can be fully exhausting…

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