"Terrifying lifeguards with my tumble turn efforts, I have managed to give myself several pool related injuries. Hitting my head, getting my foot stuck in the lane dividers and getting punched in the eye. Breaking my toe and my Garmin was the nail in coffin for my tumble turn attempts.
I can’t even do a roly poly on land so why I thought I would be capable of doing it in water is beyond me" - Click here to continue reading at Fast Running.
Thank you for all your feedback on my first blog - The Break in Breakthrough. I hope that it has and will continue to contribute to breaking down barriers around a taboo topic.
Let's keep this open discussion rolling.
For those wanting more useful information about Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-s), follow the links below to some useful podcasts and blogs - I have found them incredibly informative.
Continue to follow my journey with my latest Fast Running blog which will continue over 2018.
I should have taken this initial period off training completely. My body was screaming for some R & R. Continuing to plough away, I was still in that energy deficit, stalling my recovery.