Tower Hamlets

Training session

One Rep Closer

15 runners ran 4.0km on a training session in Tower Hamlets.

  • Isla Kennedy
  • Tower Hamlets runner
  • Maia Kennedy
  • Tower Hamlets runner
  • Becky
  • Laura Williams
  • Liz Baxter
  • Joel Waugh
  • Leo
  • Johnny
  • Emma
  • Rohan
  • Heather
  • Simon Hempenstall
  • Simon
Monday, 12th of April 2021
Led by Laura Williams

On time, on target

Well, it started well. 15 t-shirt-clad GoodGym runners met by the Mystical Fitness Tree in heavenly Meath Gardens at 7:15pm.

We said our hello's, and greeted members we hadn't seen for a while as we moved through our first few stretches.

Some dynamic stretches and easy laps were followed by a few running drills (it's all about the hip drive, you know) and some standing core exercises.

Well that was intense.

Then we were joined by PT Rob, who, as billed, proceeded to take the team through lower body. AMRAP-style.

As this incredible team of 15 followed instruction after instruction, where squat depth, duration and repetition were all used to intensify this lower body extravaganza, I tried to gauge whether our GoodGym squad were alarmed or just focused (or both).

After more running drills, we then moved them swiftly onto the obligatory greyhound and hare speed game, more Christmas tree shuttle runs before some final stretches. And our short photo moment for the evening.

Three cheers

It was an amazing effort. I feel very proud of our team tonight, many of whom have not undertaken a structured workout for a while, who welcomed one another so warmly, and then powered through 60 tough Monday night movement minutes.

It's official: you're still amazing.

Until next week.

Report written by Laura Williams

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Monday April 12th, 2021 22:05

Thanks Laura, amazing as ever!

Laura Williams
Laura Williams
Monday April 12th, 2021 22:14

Thanks for leading so many laps, Leo! You were brilliant! See you soon.

Monday April 12th, 2021 22:24


Laura Williams
Laura Williams
Monday April 12th, 2021 22:44

And thanks for YOUR speedy laps, Becky! Not to mention the large CM you led beforehand! Here's to many more.

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