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 Perks of Training with a Team: Stellenbosch with British Athletics
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 #AskAbs Training Alone – Perks vs Problems
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 Long Jump Winter Training for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
Fancy an insight into my winter training diary, 2019 competition schedule and some bits of business wisdom? There haven’t been any major developments in my athletics career since my last update because I’m in the depths of winter training, but I thought something is better than nothing! What’s winter training? The hard slog. The grind.… Continue reading Winter Training – Grinding for Results in 2019!