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Dean Crawford
All over the place - however currently Christchurch, New Zealand
The Roaming Reliever
Interests: sports, education, making a difference, leadership, culture, adventures, connections/relationships, traveling, teaching, coaching,
Recent Activity
If you are here because of the brochure I provided at Mairehau Primary School, thank you for your interest in athletics and coaching for your child. I stated the first session will start the first day of the new term however I just discovered that one of my relief teaching... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2011 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
That is what I am providing to help people that need de-stressed and to unwind after the earthquake that hit our city. For those interested in achieving desired fitness, starting sport or making sure they have something to do over the winter season this is an opportunity for you to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2011 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
Well not my last post but I will no longer be posting on this blog every day as I will be doing something a little different. My purpose of this blog was to document my training for my come back onto athletics that I had for this season but sadly... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
But I will talk about that more tomorrow as I don't have much to say about anything today. I am just doing some push ups tonight. Simple day. Dean Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
I left my training for late this evening. I completed some running up my fathers hill that he has on his property. I made a circuit track down to the pond then run up the hill. Was pretty simple. I added in a simple 10 push ups a the start... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
Damn that weather is nasty. Stopped me from doing much in the beginning of the day. I set up a Tumblr account however. Not for PURE, just some personal bits and pieces. I head out for a geocaching hunt this evening near Edendale. Was great fun. I had my short... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
I head to the Otatara Scenic Reserve today for a run from my fathers place. Was slow due to being me being extremely slow at the moment. There are five new caches in that reserve since last time I was down. Found them apart from the one and then started... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
I could not sleep last night. I made an effort to head to bed early and then my mind went nuts. I liked this. Was something I think I have missed for a long time. Was because after I had read my 4 Hour Work Week book I had all... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
Well I'm in my van. Relaxing in beautiful Te Anau. Went geocaching around the area and a good lunch with my mother. Just some lazy sit ups while reading a book in the van. The 4-Hour Work Week. Limited coverage were I am so quick post. Happy Holidays to all.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
And it will be for some time too. Damn Southland summer weather. I am putting off going for my drive up to Te Anau today for Christmas tomorrow. I was going to geocache along the southern scenic route but so windy and the rain is almost constant its putting me... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
I was up way to late last night and very tired today. And I am having another late one again tonight. Silly boy. That is what happens when you don't have any routine to follow in holiday time. Need to go to sleep now. I cleaned up my old files...lots... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
I'm cleaning out some of my old stuff in my fathers shed. At the moment I am looking at old documents that I have left for some years. Old files on PURE and what I was getting up to. My dreams and goals, my challenges and successes. Some good times... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
Well it was the pilot boat in bluff taking out a large container ship. Was awesome. I took some video and will have that up on the Roaming Reliever blog in the future. Other then that I did not do much. I did some push ups and sit ups and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
While I was waiting for some mussels on the BBQ to cook up (and they went down well), I went over to this low bench sit which I then completed some triceps dips. I did a few sets. Still lazy days in Invercargill but beautiful weather. Dean Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
I like my dads place. Newly built and over looking the Oreti River. Been some very calm nights so far. Not up to much so far. Push ups again tonight before bed and I almost forgot to do my blog. However my blog has changed and this does not truely... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
A long day of traveling as I was stopping a lot for caches in the Catlins. Doing some push ups before bed. Dean Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
With the weather not being that great I hid inside and played my game and did a large amount of push ups as sit ups as I waited for turns. So enjoyable. Dean Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
I'm down in Dunedin for a few nights before I head down home. Geocached the way down making a four and a half hour journey turn into seven hours. Went for a jog once I got here to stretch out the legs an do more caching. Dean Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
Will be heading back to Invercargill tomorrow if all goes well. Maybe say in Dunedin or something for a night or two first. Will take my time as I am going to look for some geocaches too. I look forward to being home and will spend some time with family... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
Went for a jog down the beach. It was slow, however I tried to keep a pace up but at least I am running again. It has been some time. And it feels like some time has passed as it is hard work. All the effort I put in at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
I had my last of the Motivationz Athletics Coaching today. Was testing again for the children and a little testing for myself too. I warmed up a little and did a stride out or two and I could feel my groin but it is ok to push it a bit... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
Was an all night party I was at last night and only got a few hours sleep and missed out on some of the good artists during that time as I was already tried. Sleep in the car. Had another sleep when I got back too. No exercise as of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
I went for a run today. First in a long time and it felt like it was the first for a long time too. It was on the beach and no real issues with the groin and when I finished I gave it a good stretch. I hope I just... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
Quick post as I have nothing to say. Again a reason to stop posting. Just done some push ups during my addictive computer game. Dean Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching
My blog is not going the way I wanted it to. At the moment I am thinking I should stop doing it every day as the goal has changed. But I am in a routine. Push ups during my playing of my game. Get a lot done that way. Had... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2010 at P.U.R.E Training & Coaching