Its Marathon Week

Yikes! Its here! Its this week! To say I’m nervous would be an understatement.  Im checking the weather twice a day and worrying about my race day kit, even though I know I can’t control the weather, its still freaking me out. Ive done my last run this morning, just a nice gentle 3 mile run with Rolo then Im off to Dave’s Yoga tonight. Ive still got 8 classes to teach this week but I’ll be taking it nice and easy. I’ll do another gentle Yoga session on Friday, then saturday will be complete rest.

I have also cut out alcohol for the week! Those of you who know me well will know this may be tricky for me. I did 4 days alcohol free last eek so my body didn’t go in shock this week – hahaha! My reasons for cutting out alcohol on race week are; – to reduce my risk of dehydration, prevent increased heat loss, reduce risk of inflammation of gastrointestinal tract (give my guts a better chance!!!!) , help my liver function efficiently and use carbs more readily for energy, basically I don’t want to hinder my performance, I want to give my body the best chance of surviving the marathon.

So wish me luck, the next blog will be the Marathon review.

And don’t forget you can still sponsor me on my just giving page.