Our guitarist Mark runs his first half marathon at Haweswater on 5th March, having taken up running last year to complement his hobby of lifting things up and putting them down again. ‘I’ve been into kettlebell lifting for many years and have reached a good level – I currently use a 60kg kettlebell for my overhead work,’ says Mark. ‘I think it’s important to maintain balanced fitness – if you concentrate solely on either cardio or strength training at the expense of the other
Soul Junction’s guitarist Mark completed the Haweswater Half Marathon on Sunday 5th March, chugging his way through 13.1 miles of ‘gently undulating’ (read ‘torturously mountainous) country to secure a 2 hour 1 minute finish in his first (and possibly last!) long distance running event.
‘I’m glad I did it,’ says Mark, ‘but any sense of satisfaction has been temporarily offset by the sheer amount of muscular soreness that I’m experiencing - I’m having to use the cafe lift ju