This is a blog based on the experiences of two Sport and Exercise Psychology Grads from Loughborough University and are currently making their way in the field in India. We cover sport psychology, especially with our experiences in running, fitness and yoga and also different ways to keep oneself fit physically as well as mentally.
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. BUT There are days without runs, When I decide I need to slow down on my running days and have days when I do yoga or strengthening, I … Continue reading Days without 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. It got me thinking, why are we so depended on music when we get out for a run? … Continue reading Playlists and Runs
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. I find myself hardly being able to focus on … Continue reading Fear, race, goals and My Mind
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. When your mind and body are not aligned. When your mind runs faster than your body. When your mind runs but your body does not. As a very on … Continue reading When your Mind Runs and Body Does Not