“ Work hard and you get results ”
Placing 7th in the 1500m at the 2013 World Championships.
Energy Bars (chocolate). They are a go-to recovery bar to take to hard training sessions, with a good mix of carbohydrate and protein.
Through school sports at a young age.
It’s very important to top up my diet with good recovery formulas throughout the week, to deal with the intense demand on my body.
Light breakfast, an Endura Optimizer recovery formula, sandwich, fruit and veg, nuts, lean protein, muesli, pasta, Endura Rehydration formula.
Recovering at home, at a coffee shop or at the beach.
Focus on giving your best effort on any given day, that way you can always come away with your head held high.
Podium finish at the Commonwealth Games (1500 m), break two minutes for the 800 m and get closer to a four minute 1500 m.
The more accomplished athletes in my sport, because I understand how determined you have to be to get to the top.
I have three hard days in which training consumes most of the day, on the other four days I train for about half a day.
Just a sandwich - I’m not too hungry before races.
Listen to your body, and what makes you feel at your best.
Focusing on doing the things that get results - in time it all comes together.
Feeling fit and healthy, always having a goal.
Not realizing how hard it is to take the next step up. You have to be prepared to train more if you want better results.
The American collegiate system. There were times when I underperformed because I didn’t make running a priority.
I’m thinking of it like training, and preparing myself for the tactics involved.
At the peak end of my running career. Hopefully studying post-graduate psychology.
Consistency. Getting in the key sessions each week, maintaining mileage and speed.