food, health, marathon, running

2019 Goals and Planning!

Well hello there! It's that time of year again where we all shake off our Christmas hangovers, and make a fresh start for the year ahead. I have to admit, I'm not a huge fan of New Year's resolutions and the inevitable #detox hype that ensues; but I'm definitely a fan of setting solid goals… Continue reading 2019 Goals and Planning!

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Life Update: The Mexico Edition

Well well well, quite a lot has happened since I last wrote an update! I've just come back from a gorgeous two week break in Mexico, so there's quite a lot to fill you in on! What’s been going on About mid-Summer, I was in a rut with my life, and decided, on a whim,… Continue reading Life Update: The Mexico Edition

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My Hydration Favourites

In an odd turn of events, British Summer seems to have finally emerged from wherever it’s been hiding. And with that, comes heat, humidity, and heightened concern over hydration. I’ve always been pretty good at hydrating throughout the day, but with the heat and humidity being what it has been recently, I’ve been making a… Continue reading My Hydration Favourites

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Mindfulness: My Training Principles

Last night, feeling particularly inspired after a yoga class, nourishing dinner and catch-up with a friend, I found myself with some time to properly reflect on some principles I want to train by in the next few months. With quite a busy schedule of races and training ahead, I want to be careful to avoid… Continue reading Mindfulness: My Training Principles

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Mindfulness: On rest days

I'm coming to really appreciate the importance of rest days. During my last training cycle, I had so many days when I was overtrained, undernourished and most importantly, absolutely knackered. It caused me some real problems both professionally and personally- a unique combination of grouchiness and inefficiency that only prolonged endurance training can bring. In… Continue reading Mindfulness: On rest days