Archive for December, 2009

Richard Wins BBC East Midlands Disabled Sports Personality of the Year

Nottinghamshire athlete Richard Whitehead is the Disabled Sportsperson of the Year after a record breaking 2009.
Whitehead, who is a double leg amputee, has smashed world bests for the marathon and half-marathon.
He set a new world record in the 2009 Chicago Marathon, on 11 October, with a time of two hours, 50 minutes and 38 seconds [...]

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Training at The Sports Science Centre in Loughborough

This week I’m at the Sports Science Centre at Loughborough for a full fitness evaluation. I’ll be doing various different tests such as the VA2 Mach test and a lactose tolerance test.
I come to the centre about every four months and find it incredibly useful to evaluate how I’m getting on with my training and [...]

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009