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5 ways to prepare your mind for competition

5 ways to prepare your mind for competition

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail. A nice motto to go by but more than often thought about the physical practice of your sport. But what about the mind? How often are you preparing your mind for the competition you have coming up. Here we will look into 5 ways you can...

Why Breathing through your Nose will Boost your Performance

Why Breathing through your Nose will Boost your Performance

Not sure if you saw it but when Eliud Kipchoge broke the 2 hour record for the marathon, did you notice how he was breathing after he crossed the finish line? If you didn't, he was breathing through his nose. Now if you're like the everyone else you would expect to be...

Why you should stretch after your Run

Why you should stretch after your Run

Jesus that sofa looks good, you’ve just flicked off your music (or *cough* podcast *cough*), you take a big swig of water, you’ve finished pounding the pavements and swipe off your running shoes in the corner. That feeling, feels goooood. You sit down in your usual...

How meditation helps athletes

How meditation helps athletes

If you are anything like me, as an athlete all you want to do is find the way in which you can improve your physical attributes and skills. Yet when it comes to the mind, you think, or thought, that you had the bases covered. Until an advert or maybe general browsing...

3 ways to add stretches into your training routine

3 ways to add stretches into your training routine

You'll hear any good coach make a point of mentioning that you should do your stretches before you play sport, either warm up or prevent injury. They aren't wrong. However it's very easy to let it slide and get stuck into doing the activity that you love, I get it,...

Investing in your body early

Investing in your body early

So I just turned 30 recently and knowing what I know in sport and exercise, it's a big moment. Because at 30 your body begins to slow, putting on muscles becomes harder, repairing injuries begins to taper off. However, it doesn't have to be that way. Only a couple of...

Keeping your mental health in check within sport

Keeping your mental health in check within sport

With more and more athletes that come out and talk about the cases of depression that they face or faced, whether it be during their career or post career. It poses the question, do we really know how to look after our mental health. And how do we even do that? I’ve...

Benefits of yoga based movement in your running training

Benefits of yoga based movement in your running training

As we begin to hit the silly season, I look to give you a few tips of how yoga based movement can benefit your running. Whether you're running the marathon or just hitting the treadmill for a quick twenty minute HIIT session. Having completed my first marathon this...

What are the benefits of yoga for athletes?

What are the benefits of yoga for athletes?

What are the benefits of Yoga? The answer to this question is a vast cavern of individual benefits that many different people experience. And for the sake of time I am going to keep this short and talk about my personal favourite 7 benefits.So let's kick this off with...

WHY I CHOSE YOGA AS AN ATHLETE

Quite simply. I was fed up. Fed up of being injured. Fed up of time rehabbing, what I thought were pointless soft tissue injuries that I felt I could control. No amount of yoga would stop a structural injury, like the one that fundamentally ended my professional...

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