Would you believe me if I told you that the Sky Run was the first trail run I ever entered? It was just under a year ago. I didn’t yet own a pair of trail shoes, had never actually done a trail event and hadn’t run further than 21km in my life when I signed up for the torture that awaits me on November 17th!
I recently did a poll in my stories to understand a bit more about this great community and some of the reasons why you’re here. So many of you replied that you loved how “real and honest” I was. It’s lucky, that, because shit just got real! This is a pretty public platform for a midlife crisis, but here it is…
I’m excited to announce a new segment on the blog dedicated to sharing ideas for how we can all be more environmentally conscious in our every day lives. The best intentions don’t necessarily equate to the best choices; often simply due to a lack of education. For this reason, everything we share will be thoroughly researched and evidence based.
I have the calves of a Springbok prop. They are neither particularly feminine nor exactly suited to long distance running. Really, they are more of a curse than a blessing. And yes, I’m talking about shin splints. It’s an injury that plagues many runners, especially those who are new to the sport and looking to build up their mileage.
I’m on a mission to hit the reset button. I need to take a holistic view and make the necessary lifestyle changes to optimise my overall health and wellness. I’m super excited to be partnering with nutrition guru Patrick Holford to bring you an adaptation of his “Six weeks to Superhealth” program, in my attempt to do just that.