My CrossFit Open 2021

I entered the games before the lockdown happened (again), with high hopes of a good baseline to see my progress from the last time I gave it a go in 2019. 2019 not long into my CrossFit journey... But like I say lockdown happened, life happened, struggling happened, adversity happened... so here we are. Pre-Lockdown … Continue reading My CrossFit Open 2021

The last piece of the Puzzle – My Experience with Newbigin Nutrition & Coaching

I've considered myself an 'athlete' since I started my journey into Roller Derby, and have at various stages dabbled with Nutrition to attempt to improve my performance, but I am not a nutritionist - I can be a keyboard scientist all I like but the internet is literally a bottomless pit of fad's, crap advice … Continue reading The last piece of the Puzzle – My Experience with Newbigin Nutrition & Coaching

My Journey with Whole-30 – rebalancing my digestive system

We’re in quarantine. So I figure a fuel/body check using a well known tool is probably a good choice. We’re likely to be in quarantine measures long enough for me to a) not kill someone with the mood swings I’ll no doubt suffer from by eliminating certain foods for a while and b) it’ll give … Continue reading My Journey with Whole-30 – rebalancing my digestive system

Coeliac Awareness: 5 things I wish I’d known

I've been diagnosed coeliac for a few years now, so in honor of that (and coeliac awareness week), I figured it was an ideal time to share the 5 things I wish I was told in the first weeks of my diagnosis 1. Join coeliac UK If there is one thing I'd recommend to ANY … Continue reading Coeliac Awareness: 5 things I wish I’d known

Food is: Fuel

Pinterest, I don’t know about your feed, but mine is FULL of pins about this new ‘healthy’ food, or this ‘syn free’ meal, or things that are labelled as ‘good’ or ‘bad’ foods - or my top annoyance the word DIET. Can we all just take a second to look up diet in the dictionary, … Continue reading Food is: Fuel