Andy Hawthorne

Thoughts, stories and ideas

Old

Here's a poem about getting older...


How to deal with a bad run

Sometimes a run doesn't go how you wanted it to. Here's how to deal with that...


Short story: Dead People

Here's my first short story. It's about a young man who can see the dead...


The alarming case of the wrong shoes

This is the true story about the mistake I made buying trainers for running...


Shorts weather

I saw a Twitter conversation about it not being the weather for shorts. I wrote a poem about it...


A useful and easy way to improve your running pace

If you find a uncomfortable pace that you can hang on to, your overall pace will improve...


Winter running: 5 ways to survive through the bad weather

running through winter can be hard. here are 5 ways to make it easier.


Why running is easy to do but hard to master

Running is nice and simple. Getting good at it is a much bigger task...


5 Ways to keep running even when it hurts

Running is hard and keeping going is harder. Here's 5 ways to keep going...


Running: How to avoid that annoying slow pace

The fat boy shuffle is what I call it when I'm knackered and run even slower than my normal crawl.


5 Things I know about fitness

I’ve spent the past 5 years battling to stay fit and healthy. Here are the top five things I’ve learned during that time...


How are you going to work on your fitness?

Now that you’ve decided to work on your fitness, the next question is: how?


Why your fitness is worth working on

Many people can't be arsed with working out. Here's why they are wrong.