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.
Nov 1st, 2015 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 … Continue reading October-November Ramblings.
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.
Aug 28th ,2015 After 8 months walking around in my air cast moon boot like Neil Armstrong, I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. I am almost too scared to write this blog as to jinx the current spell of good luck I seem to be experiencing. It has been … Continue reading Third Time Lucky
As a professional athlete, I am more than happy to urinate into a cup, roll up my sleeves and allow a stranger to stab at my arm to provide blood - yet I couldn't tell you what the testers are trying to identify in the samples they take. All athletes who are part of the whereabouts … Continue reading Blood Testing in Athletics – Blog for BBC Sport