My quick trip to Amsterdam to break up my indoor and outdoor athletics season training was filled with fun, food, cycling, museums and perfectly-timed, chance encounters.
Reflection of my first indoor competition in Karlsruhe following some timely Readwise quotes from my favourite book, The Alchemist and a popular GCSE read, A Christmas Carol!
I recently shared my thoughts on the perks of training alone. So now, let me give my two-pence on probably the preferred alternative - training with a complete, holistic coaching team. Aston Moore has thankfully taken over the in-person coaching role that I clearly so desperately needed (but didn’t realise I did). Being... Continue Reading →
I absolutely love these Baby Yoda memes. I have watched only one episode of The Mandelorian (I think it's called). Adam made me. And I absolutely didn't get it or find it interesting. But these memes...these memes are certainly relatable. We've all been there, right? That's what these memes showcase - a life experience virtually... Continue Reading →
Perks are numerous. And it was initially really difficult for me to think about the negatives. But I wanted to give a balanced and honest assessment of my training regime, because Maris asked. And maybe others are wondering the same. Control For a start, I like to curate my own training program (from Dan Pfaff's... Continue Reading →
I can't believe my last post was a summary of my World Champs experience in Doha! Doha was my first ever global Champs. And this year is my 2nd winter of full training without the misfortune of a summer dogged with injury and inconsistency. So how does an athlete prepare for one of the biggest... Continue Reading →
Day 1 - Welcome to The Gambia Passengers arriving on the 6 hour flight from London Gatwick to Banjul Airport were greeted at the airport with songs, dance and drums. What a welcome! Thank you, The Gambian Experience for the warm welcome. And to top it all off, at the end of the day, as... Continue Reading →
Hey! So I thought I’d have plenty of time over the two-weeks + stay in the Middle East to write up this blog. What a myth! I believed the blog would be a positive distraction, a pleasant activity to relieve the boredom. This couldn’t be further from the truth. I wasn’t bored. I didn’t need... Continue Reading →
I am the UK's number one long jumper! That feels AMAZING to say right now. And I have a NEW PB! This year has been such a dream. I know some of you have been waiting on updates. (Thank you for your email prompts. It's nice to know I'm actually writing for somebody, and not... Continue Reading →