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allysia, athlete, coach, running -

Something that has been coming up a lot for me lately has been ideas around comparison. I hate to admit it, but it's something that I have to constantly fight against as I'm bombarded with people in my life (real and virtual) that are achieving the things that they have dreamed of...sometimes the very thing that I wish to be doing myself.  Comparison not only steals our joy, but it also stops us from achieving our ambitions. I remember so clearly our teachers at Primary School always telling us to run our own race on athletics day. When we would...

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allysia, coach -

It’s been great to see so many people out over lockdown - whilst there were probably a bunch of things we missed out on, we were given the gift of time and fresh air to escape our homes and get in some ‘local’ exercise. Some people who probably had to find the box in the attic with some walking shoes, or order an inner tube for their bike tyre that had been flat for a few years, are now regularly going out for a walk or a ride.  The reason I have loved seeing this so much is because of...

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