August Training: routine, food diaries and a pesky cold

I have been back training (properly) following my bike accident for about 4 weeks now, with my ‘renewed’ motivation to train plus Olympic inspiration meaning that I have been really trying to focus on getting in to a solid routine (training every day 5 – 6 days / week) to carry me through the winter. Whilst my arm is fully functional again, I am still building-up my weights, so I decided to mix a bit of swimming in to my

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Olympic Legacy – it’s influence on me

Six days on from the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics, I am still feeling their absence as are much of the British population. With the lighting of the Olympic flame, there was a shift in the British psyche; a naturally sarcastic, cynical and sceptical nation, Britain was suddenly filled with a positive and driven energy as we supported our athletes to victory. Whilst we are all returning to our normal behaviour, what the Olympic fortnight proved was that

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An inspiring end of the Olympic regatta!

It has also been an inspiring end to the Olympics week 1 full-stop for team GB. The Team GB Rowing Squad have had the best Olympic result ever with a total of 9 medals being won! The finally tally was 4 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze (breakdown here) which a fantastic result and 3 medals up on Beijing. What is even more exciting is that of the 4 golds, 3 were won by women’s crews; after so many years

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London 2012 sees the first ever Women’s Olympic Gold

I couldn’t let today’s events pass without a brief blog post because today the amazing happened: Helen Glover and Heather Stanning won an Olympic Gold in the Pair. Not only did they win, but they won with clear water. Clear water is amazing in any race but in an Olympic final is just phenomenal. It was also the first Gold for Team GB full-stop. So, a massive congratulations to them both. They are a massive inspiration to female rowers across

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Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (3 & 0). I'm a Techie, Gardener, cake lover and tea addict. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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