Life, Sport & Fitness

Training update: Only a few more weeks!

Only about 3 weeks until the Oxford half marathon. Really it’s 2,5. Nerves are creeping up..! I’ve been incredibly busy the last few weeks with training, but also with everything else in my life (hence the lack in blog posts). But, I’ve got everything back on track to lets start where we left off,…

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Life, Sport & Fitness

How to: Confidence in the gym

I don’t just run, you can find me in the gym often too. I have been going to the gym for years, but I know that for a lot people sometimes it can be intimidating to go the gym and feel confident, sure about what you’re doing, how you look and so much more.…

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Sport & Fitness

Race report: Regents Park 10k

The first race with one of my best friends is done and dusted! We both love running, but never ran before so we both entered the same race to change this. Let’s get one thing straight; we weren’t going for a PB here. No, my friend decided that it would be a good idea…

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Life, Sport & Fitness

Training Diary #8: Finding motivation

Another week gone! I really do think this was the fastest fleeting week of my life. I was incredibly busy at work and was trying to stick to my half marathon training as well. Getting the hang of these long runs though..! TOTAL WORKOUTS: 4 RUNS: 3 (total kms: 27.5) SWIMS: 0 STRENGTH: 1…

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Life

10 things I learned as a Dutchy living in London

I’ve lived in London for about 1,5 years now and I’ve studied in the UK for 2,5 years before that. Trust me, I’ve learned some interesting things being a Dutchy in London. 1. Things are never spelled the way you say them Okay, not never, but often! Take Marylebone, Islington.. the list is endless.…

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