Success in the genes by Eilish McColgan September 29, 2016 It’s often said that to succeed in sport you need to choose your parents carefully, but is having champions as parents a blessing or a curse? Eilish McColgan gives her views From a young age, I was engulfed in athletics. All I remember is growing … Continue reading Success in the genes – 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.
Returning to Tokyo has always been on my wish list. 23 years ago I visited Japan with my parents to ‘watch’ them compete in the 1991 World Championships. I use the term ‘watch’ very loosely, as I was only one at the time and have no recollection of the trip! Tokyo has always held a … Continue reading Play True 2020 Athlete Forum – Tokyo, Japan
It’s inevitable that athletes get injured, but the effects on body and mind can be overwhelming. EILSIH McCOLGAN, beset by fracturing her ankle herself, gives tips on surviving the rollercoaster. INJURIES can strike fear and dread into the best of us. Along with the pain, there’s a growing sense of despair that can see you completely … Continue reading SIX THINGS NOBODY TELLS YOU ABOUT INJURIES – ATHLETICS WEEKLY.