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.
Cheerios, Shreddies, Coco Pops.. My cupboard was always packed with sugary cereals. Back in the day, my mum was the face of Shredded Wheat and they asked if I could 'star' in one of their adverts. I was dressed up in a little tartan skirt and placed into our 'kitchen'. It's the first and only … Continue reading Maca Porridge – Rainforest Foods
After refusing to eat the stuff for years, I've slowly become a Hummus addict. Dealing with an injury, which doesn't allow you to impact - gives you a lot more free time, in between gruelling cross training sessions and being home completely alone for the last fortnight, has given me full reigns of the kitchen!I … Continue reading National Hummus Day
This week, I tried my first ever snack box from Healthy Nibbles. It's a brilliant concept where you can chose three different options; Vegan, Paleo or General Wellbeing - and they send you a selection of delicious treats straight to your door. They are also creating the first ever, healthy vending machine which is a … Continue reading Healthy Nibbles