Passing the Star, My Journey to Blocking Part 2

Following on from my previous blog post on this topic, I want to talk a little bit about the challenges that come with training in a different role/position within the team from both a physical and a mental game standpoint. So let's start with the physical challenges; specifically learning how your body has to adapt … Continue reading Passing the Star, My Journey to Blocking Part 2

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Passing the Star, My Journey to Blocking Part 1

I've taken a break from blogging for a little while, because life. Disclaimer: I actually started writing this shortly after my holiday, but never quite got round to finishing it, until now.... But the other week, while on holiday and reading another book on mindset and mental game for life (and as an athlete) I … Continue reading Passing the Star, My Journey to Blocking Part 1

You’re insecure, I’m insecure, we’re all insecure

(Said in an Oprah Winfrey giveaway voice) I'm never going to have a body like Brooke Ence, in the same way I'm never going to have a body like Kate Moss, in the same way I'm never going to have a body like Ashley Graham… why? Because I don't have their genetics. We're so quick … Continue reading You’re insecure, I’m insecure, we’re all insecure

British Champs – Tier 3 North

[Disclaimer: Written prior to 30th of March] This year we got promoted. Our first game is the 30th of March in the seaside town of Blackpool. This season is a total unknown to us - The team has changed, as all Roller Derby teams do, a lot since last season. We've got a shorter Jammer … Continue reading British Champs – Tier 3 North

Scaling isn’t Failing; A WODucation

In April 2018 I added something new to my fitness routine and began my Journey into the world of CrossFit. It's now almost a year later and true to form, and my competitive nature, I signed up to take part in the open. It's just been revealed what 19.4 is and I figure now is … Continue reading Scaling isn’t Failing; A WODucation