I’m sure I’m not alone in starting the New Year and trying to be more active and get fit. I’ve been happily sculpting my Dad bod over the last year or so but feel it’s now time to move on, or at least I’ll try to. Plans are afoot but today’s lunchtime run was hot work as it’s currently 32°!
Went for my first cycle ride for over 3 months, had no idea how far I was going so didn’t think to pack food or another bottle… bad idea! I ended up cycling 34 miles in 37° heat, oops! Still it was awesome to get back out on two wheels and for the sake of going for a ride rather than anything else. I deliberately stopped cycling in August because I wasn’t enjoying it as much as I used to and yesterday it just felt right and I’m glad I did even with the heat. It was also the first ride using Strava and I quite like it, I was urged to join by some people at work so figured I’d give it a go. Quite like that many parts of my ride are split in to segments with leaderboards etc, a good way of making you want to go back out to increase your ranking or at least it does in my case.