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by Kelly Sharp
Sun Sep 04, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Mental techniques for running long distances
Replies: 5
Views: 2025

Re: Mental techniques for running long distances

Strong body, strong mind sounds good. Someone has also recommended 'and the wheel keeps turning,' which works too. I get physically tired as soon as I loose my focus- I'm definitely an 'all in the mind' runner.
by Kelly Sharp
Sun Sep 04, 2011 1:35 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: While running I listen to...
Replies: 6
Views: 1933

Re: While running I listen to...

Fighter by Christina Agualera- that spelling looks really dodgy but I'm sure you know who I mean! LOL!
by Kelly Sharp
Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:32 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Mental techniques for running long distances
Replies: 5
Views: 2025

Mental techniques for running long distances

Hi everyone I've just finished reading an awesome book, which recommends that you use positive self talk when running to help you get the miles under your belt. I tried tonight and I'm ashamed to say that I just don't have the concentration skills- my mind was anywhere except repeating 'I am healthy...
by Kelly Sharp
Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Running shoes- how do you pick them?
Replies: 2
Views: 1438

Running shoes- how do you pick them?

Yesterday I bought my very first pair of proper running shoes (I've been training for a half marathon for four months now in some that were battered) This opened my eyes to a whole new world of humiliation and treadmill pain as an entire shop of customers laughed at my woefully flat feet and curved ...
by Kelly Sharp
Tue Aug 09, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Confessions of a virgin half marathon runner
Replies: 1
Views: 1057

Confessions of a virgin half marathon runner

Hi everyone. I am collecting information for my blog http://kelly-sharp.blogspot.com/ I am creating two A-Z's of running: a 'man I love running' one and a 'this sucks, why am I doing this?' one. For example- for F, we had flumps (which are the foodstuff of the Gods) in 'running is awesome' and Fanny...
by Kelly Sharp
Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:23 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Running Blogs
Replies: 59
Views: 46535

Re: Extreme pedestrian chicken

Check out my latest blog: Extreme pedestrian chicken on my BLOG http://kelly-sharp.blogspot.com/
by Kelly Sharp
Sun Aug 07, 2011 8:27 am
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Running Blogs
Replies: 59
Views: 46535

Confessions of a virgin half marathon runner

Hello everyone I am a runner, writer and chocolate eating enthusiast. After enjoying a wonderful, mutually fulfilling relationship with my sofa for the past 10 years, I thought that I should do some exercise. Being naturally unfit, a bit wobbly around the bottom and a touch on the asthmatic side, I ...