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Meath warmup & performance

On Sunday I attended the Leinster Senior Football championship semi-final between Kildare and Meath in Tullamore. It was a roasting hot Saturday evening and I headed down with my dad, eager to see what I thought would be an excellent match between two up-and-coming teams. 1,325 more words

Performance Psychology

Days without runs

When I decide that I want to qualify ‘fit’ to run marathons, I need to dedicate myself to a routine that helps me reach that particular goal. 663 more words


Playlists and Runs

Woke up for a run today. Saw that my iPod wasn’t charged! I quickly took my charger and charged it for at least 15mins. This actually increased my inclination to run another round on the ground. 521 more words


Fear, race, goals and My Mind

Situation: 5am- Warming-up for a marathon at a park close to the START line.

I usually warm up on my own. But here is a popular marathon in the city and there is ‘Zumba’ which is supposed to be the warm up to the race. 309 more words


When your Mind Runs and Body Does Not

Injury and sport go hand in hand. But when one is injured, the statement gives you only one reaction- “Why?!”

Here is the start of the problem. 320 more words



The above was the headline that appeared in this morning’s sports page when reporting Texas Christian University’s victory over Missouri State University. Two years ago the team adopted a young boy with cancer named Micah Ahern as part of the Horned Frogs baseball team’s participation in the IMPACT program that pairs sports teams with sick children. 116 more words


Happy 4th Anniversary

This week marks the 4th anniversary of the day I parted ways with my left kidney. Let me say, one doesn’t realize how attached one is to their kidney until one has to bid it farewell! 1,033 more words