Extreme Lake District Cycling: The Fred Whitton Challenge

In July 2014 Mark Fishwick suffered a serious cycling accident which required surgery and careful rehabilitation at Low Wood Club before he was back out on the open roads. Incredibly in May 2015, he competed in the Fred Whitton Challenge, 112 miles long with 3,950 metres of climb! Continue reading “Extreme Lake District Cycling: The Fred Whitton Challenge”

Low Wood Club helps on Road to Recovery

Mark Fishwick suffered a serious cycling accident in July 2014 requiring surgery and a period of careful rehabilitation. His determination saw him back at Low Wood Club and in the saddle by November that year and incredibly, he competed in the infamous Fred Whitton Challenge in May 2015 covering some of the steepest roads in the country, raising money for The Great North Air Ambulance Service which had come to his rescue! This is his story … Continue reading “Low Wood Club helps on Road to Recovery”

Marathon Challenge at Low Wood Club – Training Diary Part 4

Emma Robinson, Fitness Instructor at Low Wood Club continues her training for the Coniston Marathon. Working to a fitness program, she is learning how to build flexibility into the schedule to fit around her lifestyle. Continue reading “Marathon Challenge at Low Wood Club – Training Diary Part 4”

Marathon Challenge at Low Wood Club – Training Diary Part 3

Emma Robinson, Fitness Instructor at Low Wood Club continues her training for the Coniston Marathon. Working to a fitness program, she is learning how to build flexibility into the schedule to fit around her lifestyle.   Continue reading “Marathon Challenge at Low Wood Club – Training Diary Part 3”

Marathon Challenge at Low Wood Club – Training Diary Part 2

Emma Robinson, Fitness Instructor at Low Wood Club continues her training for the Coniston Marathon and already she is seeing an improvement in her pace and technique as she enters week two.

Missed Week one? Find it here.

Let take a look at Emma’s training plan for week two… Continue reading “Marathon Challenge at Low Wood Club – Training Diary Part 2”

Diet Challenge – ’50 by 50′ part 4

Sandra Gibson, Low Wood Club, is over half way through her journey to lose 50 lbs before she turns 50. Here she tells us about some of the encouragements she has had along the way. 

The Countdown Continues …

Only another 8 weeks to go! After the frustration of pre-Christmas weight loss followed speedily by post Christmas gain, I’m now determined to lose the remaining 20 lbs to reach the 50 lb weight loss target before my half century birthday. Continue reading “Diet Challenge – ’50 by 50′ part 4”

Marathon Challenge at Low Wood Club – Training Diary Part 1

Emma Robinson, Fitness Instructor at Low Wood Club tells us about her latest challenge to run a marathon and how she is going about training for it…  Continue reading “Marathon Challenge at Low Wood Club – Training Diary Part 1”