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Month: July 2017

Hiking the Camino de Santiago | How To Pack for a 100km Trek

Hiking the Camino de Santiago | How To Pack for a 100km Trek

Never assume that someone else has packed something important on a hike. That was the advice given to me by a seasoned hiker when I asked for beginners’ tips, so I decided to heed this for my Camino de Santiago trip and put some serious […]

The 7 Things I Learned From Judging A CrossFit Competition

The 7 Things I Learned From Judging A CrossFit Competition

Those who can’t, judge… Or so the saying goes. Maybe you want to contribute to the community, or voluntary judging gets you a quicker route to competing next time – whichever you are, I highly recommend judging a CrossFit competition at least once, for everything […]

Hiking the Camino de Santiago | How To Train For A 100km Walk

Hiking the Camino de Santiago | How To Train For A 100km Walk

Training for a walk like the Camino de Santiago is very different to the challenges I’m used to, like recruiting my fast twitch muscle fibres and creatine energy system for a 1RM snatch or high box jump, say, or working the anaerobic system to get […]

Super Simple + Super Healthy Protein Pancake Recipe

Super Simple + Super Healthy Protein Pancake Recipe

Pancakes have experienced a prolonged moment in the fitness and health world for the past couple of years, and with good reason – you can customise them to fit your macros, plus they’re delicious with a variety of toppings. But making good pancakes escaped me […]

WIN | I’m Hiking The Camino De Santiago This Summer… + You Could Too!

WIN | I’m Hiking The Camino De Santiago This Summer… + You Could Too!

The Camino de Santiago is a Spanish set of trails that all lead to Santiago de Compostela¬†– and I’m so excited to say that I’ll be hiking 100km of this trail with G Adventures¬†this summer. Not only that, but the very kind G Adventures team […]

What I Wish I Knew When I Was A CrossFit Newbie

What I Wish I Knew When I Was A CrossFit Newbie

Hindsight is a beautiful thing, isn’t it? And so is learning from others’ mistakes – or at least it would be, if we actually did. We humans are far too egotistical, always thinking we know best and that the mistake won’t happen to us. Maybe […]