The Scottish athlete is looking forward to testing herself on her comeback from injury following a stint of altitude training in Kenya Eilish McColgan is set to return to racing for the first time since November 2014 at the Armagh International Road Race on February 18. The Scottish athlete had been beset by a foot injury which forced her … Continue reading Armagh 5k – Athletics Weekly
Injury need not mean an end to your training. Why not try aqua-jogging? International steeplechaser Eilish McColgan gives us the low-down Running in your local pool with the aid of a flotation belt is a brilliant form of cross-training when you are sidelined with an injury. Evidence has shown that aqua-jogging in this way can preserve the level … Continue reading Aqua Jogging Chronicles – Athletics Weekly.
The steeplechaser gives her tips on getting back on track after injury It’s inevitable that athletes get injured, but the effects on body and mind can be devastating. Steeplechaser Eilish McColgan, beset by an ankle injury which put paid to her 2015 season, gives tips on surviving the rollercoaster… Injuries can strike fear and dread into the best … Continue reading Six Things Nobody Tells You About Injury – Athletics Weekly.
(Interview translated from English to Japanese...) No Shortcut to Glory “Aim for the highest cloud, so that if you miss it, you will hit a lofty mountain.” Always aim for the highest cloud in the sky. Doing that, even if you don’t reach it, you will still be able to stand on a peak. From … Continue reading Torch Relay Interview – Play True Japan – Tokyo 2020 Anti-doping Conference
The last few months have been a little chaotic. It's now going into my 18th week post surgery and i've found a spare hour on my flight home traveling back from a day in Brussels (unfortunately not for a little holiday but to get some orthotics made!). I thought it would be easier to recap … Continue reading October-November Ramblings.