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Fiona Pocock: Importance of Positive Attitude to Physical Recovery Leave a comment Read more »

Fiona Pocock: Importance of Positive Attitude to Physical Recovery

It has been a while since my last blog on my lessening knee injury and quite a lot has happened. Most of all, my attitude towards my knee has changed and I now no longer see it as an unwanted, stress-inducing part of me. This…


Fiona Pocock: Week 12 Rehab Milestone Leave a comment Read more »

Fiona Pocock: Week 12 Rehab Milestone

So, I’ve reached my 12 week milestone. This is the point in the rehab process where my new ligament should be fully healed. Healed in the respect that it’s a working ligament now, and no longer the patella tendon it once was. It’s quite astonishing…


Fiona Pocock: Overcoming Muscle Atrophy Leave a comment Read more »

Fiona Pocock: Overcoming Muscle Atrophy

I’ve ticked some great boxes over the last few weeks: – Cycled on a stationary bike – Body Weight Squats – Walking (smooth-ish) without crutches – Ventured on the Underground I have one more week off work and then it’s back to reality. I’m looking…


Fiona Pocock: Recovering from Injury with "Tiny" Goals 2 Comments Read more »

Fiona Pocock: Recovering from Injury with “Tiny” Goals

It was incredible playing again, in my first England appearance, since my injury in September 2010. As I’m sure any nervous athlete understands, all I wanted to achieve was to put in a solid performance and remain calm. Nothing special. Just be cool. And I…


The Importance of Sleep Leave a comment Read more »

The Importance of Sleep

With winter drawing in, cold dark nights looming, people everywhere are getting into hibernation mode. Everyone except those athletes whose training continues, regardless of cravings for duvets and hot chocolate. Sleep aids muscle repair, memory conditioning and hormone regulation for growth and appetite. The functionality…


Fiona Pocock: Get Ahead with Interval Training Leave a comment Read more »

Fiona Pocock: Get Ahead with Interval Training

So the Olympic vibe is still here and everyone has gone sports mad. With this in mind I thought it only apt to write a piece in homage to the pleasure we have all gleaned from the Games. And with the Paralympics just underway, an…


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