Wellness

  • How To Train Yourself To Stop Pre-Competition Nerves

    How To Train Yourself To Stop Pre-Competition Nerves

    14th November 2018

    Priory cognitive behavioural therapist, Lauren Povey, outlines techniques that athletes can use to stop anxiety affecting their performance. Anxiety can have a dramatic impact on performance. The psychological state, which is often caused by stress and worry, is commonly experienced…

  • How To Be The Person Who Gets Up At 6am

    How To Be The Person Who Gets Up At 6am

    9th November 2018

    There are very few of us, even the most committed runners and fitness enthusiasts who have not been woken up by an early alarm call and simply wished for longer in bed, especially if you hear the rain and wind…

  • How To Overcome Your Internal Demons

    How To Overcome Your Internal Demons

    25th June 2018

    If we are being very open and honest, every single person has that intruder on their shoulder telling them what they can’t do, not to make a fool of themselves, not to try something in case they are no good,…

  • How To Psych Yourself Up For Race Day

    How To Psych Yourself Up For Race Day

    20th June 2018

    When we train hard, prepare or practice for a big race or event, we often say to ourselves “I want to be perfect today”, and that can be the most fatal mistake of all. When faced with a challenge where…

  • A Mile Each Day: Leadership

    A Mile Each Day: Leadership

    18th December 2017

    Whether we like it or not, we influence and have an impact on other people. Have you ever recommended a restaurant, a film, a book, a running shop, a make or brand of running shoes, and someone has spent money…

  • Are You Breathing?

    Are You Breathing?

    4th December 2017 2 Comments

    It might sound silly, but so many of us don’t make full use of our lungs while running. But a small change, and the INTRODUCTION OF YOGA, can teach you how to breathe correctly and run better. Written by Siobhan…

  • Marathon Success

    Marathon Success

    28th November 2017

    Why are we so obsessed with our finish time, when there are so many other things to celebrate when we run a marathon? Hands up if you’ve run a marathon recently? And keep your hands up if you’re still dwelling…

  • Chest Pain & Running

    Chest Pain & Running

    31st October 2017

    There are many causes of chest pain, some of them serious. Here we look at some of the more common causes and their symptoms. Words Dr Yvette Brindle When we think of chest pain and exercise, many of us worry…