Thursday, 7 July 2011

Running a Marathon: Update

As it has been around 3 weeks since i last posted about my running, i feel although i should give an update on how i am progressing.

I have been sticking to my running and been jogging lightly around 2/3 times a week, stepping up as the days progress. Having started back from a months break, i have been boxing for 1 week now, which helps greatly with fitness. I am planning on stepping up the intensity of my running as the future comes. However, i have been struck with a minor back injury, towards the left side of my lower back, which could slow my progress.  I am unsure what this is and am slightly concerned on whether to ignore the pain and fight through it, or contact a doctor.

The exercise side of things i am totally fine with, but its the diet part that i struggle with. I just cannot seem to eat the right foods. Is there any tips or hints to help me improve my diet? This will help with both my running and my boxing.

Thank you very much for all the support.


  1. I got a tip for your diet. Write down what to eat, and when to eat if you haven't already and go strictly according to it. There are also many of these diet lists on the internet, they can help you with your own..

  2. Yeah, keeping a plan seems like the best way to stick to a diet. I may try that, Thankyou very much!

  3. Runner here too, love to do it after work to relax, at least twice a week :3

  4. Eat lots of protein and drink plenty of water.

  5. Keep going man, you gonna get there.

  6. Nice to see an update about this, it's great to see that you are very determined. Just keep doing it, and you'll do very well in the marathon.
    Good luck!

  7. Keep it up! I ran a half marathon once and I was pooped. Let's see pictures of your chafed thighs from all the running! Hahaha.

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