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Three Olympians you should follow on Snapchat

In case you weren't aware, there are a multitude of Olympians on Snapchat, all offering an unedited, sneak-peak into their everyday lives.Olympians on Snapchat have been a revelation to me, and very often give me the oomph I need to get off my backside and run (or cycle, or plank, or stretch, the list goes on...) So… Continue reading Three Olympians you should follow on Snapchat

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Mindfulness, running

Motivation Monday: Mo Farah

Between the Women's Olympic Marathon and Usain Bolt's 3rd consecutive gold medal, it's been a crazy inspirational weekend in Rio. One more sportsperson that 100% delivered this weekend was British national treasure Mo Farah, winning a 10,000m victory after a particularly interesting race that included a nasty fall. So this Motivation Monday is brought to… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Mo Farah

Mindfulness, running

Monday Motivation: Ben True

Of course, Mondays are always difficult, and so this week's motivation comes from Ben True, a Saucony sponsored athlete. What gets me about this video is True's story about his mixed relationship with running. He ran because he was good at it, and was pushed towards it- but it wasn't his true passion. But then,… Continue reading Monday Motivation: Ben True

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Woman Crush Wednesday: Jess Ennis-Hill

I've decided to do a new mini-series on the inspirational women that motivate me to be a better runner, athlete, and all-round person. The first on my list is really an obvious choice: it was during the 2012 London Olympics that Jessica Ennis (now Ennis-Hill) first came to my attention. Back then I wasn't anything… Continue reading Woman Crush Wednesday: Jess Ennis-Hill

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In case you needed some inspiration today

Here it is! I watched the NBC Rio 2016 video last night, on Snapchat, as I was just about to head to sleep. There's nothing I can say that the video doesn't do justice on its own; not only is it inspirational, but the production values are absolutely top-notch. https://youtu.be/lFIIMEe2Ht0   Is there a video/film/song… Continue reading In case you needed some inspiration today