Mt Solitary Blue Mountains

Mt Solitary Walking Route Blue Mountains Shona Stephenson

Monday June Public Holiday was the perfect time to hit the tracks on my own. My achilles tendon was still a bit iffy after I tore it the day before The North Face 100km. I wanted to run on my own so I did not feel any pressure to keep up with a training partner. I also wanted to use the opportunity to build my own mental strength, gain some confidence in my body again and try a few new things. It was only 3 weeks after tearing it and one week after a 20km Saturday, 20km Sunday Glow Worm Tunnel Ultra Training Australia Camp weekend. It was my last chance I could put in some big kilometers before I… Read More →

Cross Core 180

I have bought Cross Core 180.¬†Every year I go to the Australian Health and Fitness Expo Darling Harbour Sydney and I usually buy something that is rubbish. I get it home and then use it with my clients, and it just either dangerous, or plain useless like the medicine ball on a rope….. This year I have bought Cross Core 180, for about $285, and it is fantastic. It is much like the TRX system but it is not fixed. I found the TRX system really expensive for just a few pieces of webbing. The Cross Core 180, has a moving cable with carabiners and tow handles. So it works like a pulley system, with either using your own body… Read More →