Monthly Archives: May 2018

Exercise – What to do when you feel like quitting

2018-05-16T10:09:21+00:00

Exercise – What to do when you feel like quitting As a full time athlete, you tend to become an expert in developing tricks to keep on track to achieve your goals. Whether your goal is to lose weight, build fitness or win a World Title, hauling yourself off the couch to hit the gym when it’s absolutely baltic out creates the same resistance in all our minds. I’m always getting asked how I have the energy and commitment to train so hard and especially while living with Crohns Disease. The truth is it’s not nearly as difficult as [...]

Exercise – What to do when you feel like quitting 2018-05-16T10:09:21+00:00

Building Resilience

2018-05-16T09:57:18+00:00

Building Resilience One of the most frequent questions I am asked as a motivational speaker is how to build resilience.  Every one of us experiences set backs or failure in life but those who achieve their goals somehow have an ability to never give up when met with these failures. As an elite athlete for over two decades I’ve had plenty of adversity thrown onto my path on the way to winning World and European medals and so resilience just became a byproduct of that journey. However in retrospect there were deliberate actions and thoughts that I put my [...]

Building Resilience 2018-05-16T09:57:18+00:00