Category Archive: Training

Verbier: Summer 2015

“In the summer time, when the weather is fine…” Yeah, almost too fine: I don’t think I have stopped sweating for about two weeks now, if not more. After the summer of awful… Continue reading

Girls Who Ski

#WomenInSport #ThisGirlCan #GirlsWhoSki #GirlsWhoRun #GirlsWhoLift #GirlsWhoSurf #GirlsWhoRide #RunLikeAGirl #SkiLikeAGirl #TrainLikeAGirl #FitGirl #GenderGap #GlamourSport #StrongNotSkinny #FitNotThin You pick your hash tag but there is no denying that promoting women in sport, campaigning to get… Continue reading

My BASI story

I’ve done it! I’ve finally completed the British Association of Snowsport Instructors level 4 International Ski Teacher Diploma. I still can’t quite believe I’ve finally done it. Here’s my story as an example… Continue reading

Free your heel, free your mind

1st March: a day of great excitement for the world of Telemarking; it is World Telemark Day. To celebrate today, Nendaz’s Telemark instructors were providing free tuition, rental shops were providing discounted rates… Continue reading

Making a dent in La Dent

Thank you Jamie for the title. La Dent de Nendaz (the tooth of Nendaz) overlooks the village and the slopes of Nendaz. It is a mountain that I should have probably climbed long… Continue reading

Cakes and Snowflakes

When I spent a summer doing sprint triathlons back in 2011, with exercise fanatic and awesome training partner Jane, I thought I was pretty fit. That was really just the start. Back on… Continue reading

The truth of this summer’s goals

I never thought this would happen to me. I never thought I would ever train hard enough or be strict enough with my diet, and that that person could be me. If I’m… Continue reading

A love letter to my body

The human body is an amazing creation. We put it through so many trials and tribulations in all manners and ways and yet, it strives to continuously, and unconditionally, fight to keep us… Continue reading

So long, farewell, auf Weidersehen, goodbye…

That’s it, all done! A busy, rollercoaster ride of a summer and on reflection a very successful and productive one. Three weeks ago I wrote about a few goals I wanted to complete… Continue reading

Fit Brit 2014 – challenge accepted!

In August I attempted Fit Brit for the first time. Fit Brit is the result of a partnership between Fitness First and Men’s Health magazine to complete “8 exercises back-to-back against the clock”… Continue reading