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I am a menopausal Athlete, by Sara Harris

I am 51 years old, and I am a menopausal athlete. I have been active all of my life, which is something that my parents instilled in me. I was never brilliant at anything, but average to fair, excelling...

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Interview with Louise Adamson, founder and director of Urban-Ultra A woman who makes things happen

For the trail runners and cyclists amongst you, Louise’s face must be a familiar one. Founder of Urban-Ultra, race director of their series of races in the UAE, multisport athlete, fan of the outdoors and avid adventurer, she has...

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Nutritional Advice for The Urban Ultra Coast-To-Coast Cycle Challenge

What products you choose for this event depends a little on what you want to get out of it.  Is this a long slow training day for you, or do you want to race this? If it is the...

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Interview with Charlotte Borghesi

‘The fine line between addiction and passion’ Charlotte is a mum of 7 children, business woman, owner and general manager of a furniture company, avid CrossFitter, sailor, triathlete, horse -back rider, and golfer and I could probably list another...

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Coping with Long-Covid – The After Effects, by Melina TK

‘Fluctuating very much between gratitude and frustration’, Melina’s honest account of her struggle with recovery, now many months after she was tested positive, is a wake up call for us all. I first tested positive for Covid-19 about 22...

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‘One Step at a time and not giving up’

Q&A with Branka Mazej about her recovery after Breast Cancer. Branka is part of our Sported team and therefor this topic is close to our hearts Branka you were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018, how did you find...

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Q&A with Alise Miksta

A thought-provoking and at times controversial account of a minimalist – vegan and active lifestyle enthusiast. Alise has run several multi-day races over the past years and is passionate about living her life in the most healthy way with...

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Inspiring women in sport: Annie McMonagle

From brunches to triathlon in one year – a radical change of lifestyle Originally from Scotland, Annie is 49 years old. She moved to Dubai nearly 8 years ago to start a very stressful job in facility management. Up...

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Programming for Women – Are You Tracking?

By Stephanie Humphrey, Run Coach at InnerFight-Endurance. Something that has recently piqued my interest is how the world has become more open, honest and data driven around female athletes and the menstrual cycle. Previously a relatively taboo topic has...

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Why women should strength train

We all want to look and feel our best. Whether your goal is to improve your health, athletic performance, fat loss, or you just want to change the shape of your body then strength training is definitely the answer...

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