Author Archives: Justin Watkins - jw-coaching.co.uk

About Justin Watkins - jw-coaching.co.uk

I am a sports coach who specialises in helping people start their fitness /sporting journey and making it happen. I coach, personal training, running, triathlon, open water swimming, angling and cycling.

30th March RRR

A good training session at RRR where we did various laps of the running track.

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27th March Kingston 16 Miles Breakfast Run

Well today was the last race before the Marathon. It was just as well that I had told so many people I was running it as I felt like pulling out after only about 3 hours sleep. After a fast … Continue reading

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25th March Fast Jog

I woke up early and decided on a quick jog to the Black Boy Pub and back. This is a good little 2.5 mile route and I have started to use it as an opportunity to practice my interval training. … Continue reading

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23rd March RRR

After a couple of days recovery after the Reading Half, when my left knee and the bridge of my left foot hurt; it was off to join up as a member of the Reading Roadrunners and training. I was nice … Continue reading

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Sun 20th – Reading Half Marathon

Well one of the highlights of the year is always the Reading Half Marathon. As a resident of Reading this is great occasion. I deliberated all week as to whether to run this for a personal best and risk injury … Continue reading

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Fri 18th

Another quick black boy run, in interval fashion; fast and slow, fast and slow.

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Thurs 17th

I did a quick 2.5 miles to the black boy pub and back at faster than normal pace.

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Wed 16th RRR

Back to palmer park for some more interval training. It was a good night as I joined Tom’s class.

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Thursday quick 5 miler

After my night at the reading roadrunners I got up early Thursday to put some of what I’d learnt to the test. No drink bottle, and bringing my arms forward instead of across my body. I set off fairly fast … Continue reading

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RRR – Reading Road Runners 10/3

Last night I went as a guest to the club night of the Reading Road Runners. It was really good. I joined in with Tom’s group. We did a warm up followed by a track session followed by some stretching … Continue reading

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