From asthmatic to marathoner in 4 months: a Paris Marathon 2017 review

  Part 1 – Training I already had a decent aerobic base when I signed up for the Marathon, and was running 2-3 times a week, but  training officially started mid January. I had a remote running coach who told me what to do 3 times a week. If you are interested in seeing all my reports week by week they were all loaded into STRAVA. But, … Continue reading From asthmatic to marathoner in 4 months: a Paris Marathon 2017 review

SWIMMING TIPS FROM A SWIMMING COACH (FOR ASTHMATICS OR ENTHUSIASTS ALIKE)

I HATED swimming when I was growing up. If you have severe asthma the pool is NOT your friend. Doctors forced you to go to improve but often the chlorine and the anxiety would make everything worse. So I stopped attending the classes at 10 years old and never looked back. That is, until I started running and felt it might be useful to get these … Continue reading SWIMMING TIPS FROM A SWIMMING COACH (FOR ASTHMATICS OR ENTHUSIASTS ALIKE)

Running tips to stay injury free 

I recently saw a running coach to correct my stride so I thought I would share some tips. If you are considering longer distances and want to keep yourself injury free I highly recommend seeing someone! In any case, these few general guidelines will probably help the average amateur runner out there  1. WARM UP Warming up is key especially on colder days. I do … Continue reading Running tips to stay injury free