Mindfulness, running

Monday Motivation: Question Madness

This past week, I've been contemplating why we do the crazy things we do. Why do we push ourselves to the limit, experience so much pain and frustration, and potentially risk failure? We do it because we can. Being able to take on challenges, try new things and ultimately reach the limits of what we think… Continue reading Monday Motivation: Question Madness

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marathon, running

My Toolkit for Accountability

We talk all the time about having goals, but without an actual plan, goals don't really mean anything. I've found I have to keep myself accountable every day in order to move forward and avoid losing momentum. I have a few ways of tracking my progress, and so I thought I'd share them with you… Continue reading My Toolkit for Accountability

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Monday Motivation: Leo Manzano

This week I thought I'd share some motivation that really hit home for me when I saw it earlier this week. It's about Leo Manzano, who is a Mexican-American middle distance runner. What struck me about this video was Leo's focus on learning from injury- as someone who is currently a little bit in denial… Continue reading Monday Motivation: Leo Manzano

Mindfulness, Playlists, running

Monday Motivation: The Greatest

This week's Monday Motivation isn't specific to running, but it's helped inspire me in the past few days when I've been feeling low. This song came up on my Spotify when I was feeling particularly low about my calf injury- a bit like I'd never recover. It was one of those perfect moments when a… Continue reading Monday Motivation: The Greatest

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Where to get discount running kit

“I know, I know” I tell my mother for the hundredth time, “I have a lot of running kit”. This conversation takes place every time I go to visit my parents, and inevitably have to sneak a pile of dirty lycra into their washing machine. And yes, I do have a lot of running kit.… Continue reading Where to get discount running kit