Yearly Archives: 2018

  • 2018
NAME: Mica Moore AGE: 25 PROFESSION: Professional Athlete KIDS: 0 FAVORITE SPORT: Athletics MOTTO: Only the fearless can be great BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT: Competing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeonchang 2018 – finishing 8th   When did you start Athletics? I was 15 years old, I’d done quite a few sports by this age but was...
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NAME: Sarah Wakefield AGE: 44yrs PROFESSION: Mountain bike leader KIDS: 3 little darlings FAVORITE SPORT: Mountain biking MOTTO: Yes you can!   When did you start mountain biking? I started mountain biking about 4 years ago. My husband rides every Sunday and kept talking about how much fun it was. I had just had my...
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My name is Gemma Price, I’m a 36-year-old mum of 2 girls aged 12 and 15 and the founder of women’s boxing club Boxing Pretty. I started Boxing Pretty on the back of leaving a physically abusive relationship. My story goes like this: I was introduced to my youngest daughter’s dad through a friend –...
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What motivated me to start a weight loss journey? I initially started my weight loss journey as I needed to lose weight in order to receive fertility treatment.  My BMI was crazy high and no fertility doctor would even consider me for any further testing and / or referrals until my weight was under control. This...
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We were delighted to take part in Our Squad’s Podcasts talking all women in sport. On average, there is a ten percentage point gap between men and women participating in sport and this trend starts early. But why does it happen? Part 1 talks about why women abstain from sport and our Founder Giorgia Rescigno...
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So as I am always preaching about challenging yourself, trying something new and being out of your comfort zone, I though it would be good to practice what I preach. I decided to travel to Nepal for 3 weeks alone and trek to Annapurna Base Camp, and guess what… I did it!.. It was hard,...
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So this week the new This Girl Can advert has come out encouraging women of all ages, shapes, sizes and ethnicity to get involved in physical exercise no matter what, where and how! I’ve been reading some amazing stories of women who lacked self confidence, drive or were afraid to be judged until they just...
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I was 9 months into my rehabilitation from tearing my cruciate ligament and it was time to get back to playing hockey; the sport I loved, but also the sport that had caused this horrible injury. With the guidance of my Physiotherapist, I’d made a fast but sensible recovery and he’d taken me through a...
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