Published 3rd May, Eilish McColgan There have been huge changes within my family life – the biggest being my mother (and coach), Liz, relocating to Doha, Qatar. I thought it was in my best interest to go visit my mum for two weeks in her new surroundings, with the added benefit of having someone monitor … Continue reading Training in Doha, Daily Mail.
Choice. To willingly select an outcome. A yes or no. Everyone has to make them. Children, teenagers, adults. From a young age the word 'Drugs' didn't mean much to me – other than – 'say no.' - perhaps a little naïve on my behalf but the situation never occurred all throughout my teenage years. However, … Continue reading The Drug Called Sport
Vo2 testing is not something I have focussed on much as an athlete. The only time I have ever participated in the testings are for pre-altitude camps with British Athletics – although the information does fascinate me. My first ever test was in December 2012 followed up in March 2013 after spending a few weeks … Continue reading Vo2 Testing
The past few months have been a roller-coaster. I was ready to accept that my summer season most likely wasn't going to happen. After coming back from Kenya and picking up a 'non-specific virus' (no idea what that means either, trust me i've tried googling it too) in my blood – I found it took … Continue reading Can I press the pause button now?
With less than 50 days to go until the Commonwealth Games begin – things are definitely starting to become exciting. Today, I witnessed the official opening of the track at Hampden and was extremely honoured to be the first athlete to get my feet on the track. It was an amazing feeling being able to … Continue reading Hampden – Glasgow 2014 Initivative