My Journey Through Strength and Fitness

My Journey Through Strength and Fitness

My Journey Through Strength and Fitness

Hi, and welcome to my journey through fitness. I am a 54-year old female, living in Auckland, New Zealand. The photo is of Rangitoto Island, a dormant volcano in Auckland. We have several "dormant" volcanoes in Auckland.  New Zealand is a pretty sporty type of place with rugby, sailing, swimming, cycling, and triathlon being some of the more popular sports here. I've never been part of any sports team, but over the years I have been pretty active in various types of exercise. So, how did this all start? About ten years ago, I was 75 kg (165 pounds) and...

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22-week Beginners Marathon (42.2 km) Training Plan

22-week Beginners Marathon (42.2 km) Training Plan

https://www.sportytypes.net SportyTypes@mail.com   22-week Beginners Marathon (42.2 km) Training Plan   Easing into training Before commencing this training plan, you should be able to run for 2 hours or 20 km. Start every run with a 5-10 minute warm up and end every run with a 5 minute cool down.   Health and Safety Before you commence this training program, you should ensure that you are healthy enough to undertake this training. Consult a medical professional to ensure you are ready for this. When you are running, do so at a pace that is comfortable for you. If at any...

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16-Week Beginners Half Marathon (21.1 km) Running Plan

16-Week Beginners Half Marathon (21.1 km) Running Plan

https://www.sportytypes.net SportyTypes@mail.com   16-Week Beginners Half Marathon (21.1 km) Running Plan   Easing into training Even if you’re new to running, this plan will ease you in so that you can complete a half marathon in 16 weeks. You can walk the first few weeks, until you build endurance. By week 11, you can switch to complete running, if your aim is to run the half marathon. The training phase consists of no more than three days or running (or walking) per week, with a rest day between each run. Try to stick to the program and don’t be tempted...

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