health, marathon, Mindfulness, running

Mindfulness: On rest days

I'm coming to really appreciate the importance of rest days. During my last training cycle, I had so many days when I was overtrained, undernourished and most importantly, absolutely knackered. It caused me some real problems both professionally and personally- a unique combination of grouchiness and inefficiency that only prolonged endurance training can bring. In… Continue reading Mindfulness: On rest days

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Review: Jabra Sport Headphones

At the start of the year, I was lucky enough to be gifted a set of Jabra wireless headphones through my work. My company has done some branding work for GN/Jabra, and these were a corporate perk-slash-bonus present. And so, I thought I’d give them a review. Firstly, being wireless, they’re very convenient and get… Continue reading Review: Jabra Sport Headphones

marathon, Playlists, running

Mindfulness: Podcast of the Month

The past few weeks' training have been quite intense, with hours at a time spent pounding the pavements of my beloved city. In a somewhat rogue move, I’ve chosen to do all my long runs (in fact, all my runs full stop) alone. A few reasons for this:   I’m lazy and flaky when it… Continue reading Mindfulness: Podcast of the Month

Mindfulness

Mindfulness: Decisions, Decisions

One of the most important parts of mindfulness for me is the idea of always trying to better yourself, and taking an active, not passive role in your life. I've been struggling quite a lot recently with some decisions I need to make, and somehow, completely coincidentally, I watched this TED Talk. It could not… Continue reading Mindfulness: Decisions, Decisions

health, Mindfulness, Playlists, Uncategorized

Mindfulness: Podcast of the month

Recently I've been falling back in love with the podcast, so I thought I'd start sharing them with you. This really combines my two great passions, the reasons I began this blog; fitness and mindfulness. I listen to podcasts on train journeys or long runs, and I'm amazed at how inspired they make me. They give… Continue reading Mindfulness: Podcast of the month