Five things Friday #6 is here! But before I share I need to just apologise to @thischapruns as I shared that he was running Manchester Marathon in my last post, but it is actually Southampton Marathon! I am blaming jetlag, but who knows…. sorry!
Here are the FIVE things that I have been doing/using/found this week that I think are worthy of sharing.
National Running Show
This weekend sees the running world take over Birmingham. I LOVE race expo’s read here and here. I have not been to the running show before, but I am expecting it to be like the London Marathon Expo. Are you going? Who are you most looking forward to seeing? I will be there on Sunday, probably not until the afternoon as my daughter will not miss Junior Parkrun!
Since coming back from Australia my sleep has been really erratic. I was also starting to get frustrated as I haven’t been getting up early to go to the gym as I was just so tired. So I started to read about sleep – I am now really keen to read the book by Matthew Walker, ‘Why We Sleep’.
Sleep is so important and all the broken sleep of recent weeks has just taken its toll on me. Hopefully, by next week I’ll be back in the gym, but for now, if you want to read more about sleep, I like this article from realbuzz.com.
Marathon Talk turns 10
I know I have mentioned this podcast previously, but it has just turned 10 I thought I would just give it another shout out. If you haven’t listened to an episode try the birthday episode now.
I love this post from @simplysuzys on influencers.
It is an interesting read, as people do seem to resent influencers or feel jealous etc. But if these people were in sales in an office no one would think anything of it. What is your take on this article? Let me know in the comments.
If you need a positive account to follow, I suggest you follow @runningmrjones. His poems are amazing and so inspiring.
So that’s it for Five things Friday #6. Any articles that you think need sharing, please send them my way.
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