Kit Bag Essentials

Before I started Roller Derby I never had a kit bag. I had “my running kit” and some random helpful…

My Week with Bodychef

Back at the end of January I was given the opportunity to try out a meal delivery plan from Body…

Things I Tried in January

Technically todays post is also “things I tried in December” as I was so caught up in Janathon I didn’t…

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Kit Bag Essentials

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Before I started Roller Derby I never had a kit bag. I had “my running kit” and some random helpful stuff I kept at home. A lot of these things are the same things I had then, but now they have been upgraded into the contents of a kit bag. None of these are sport specific, whether you play Roller Derby, another team sport, spend a lot of time in the gym, or run, this is the stuff that I find really helpful to keep around! Rock Tape I’ve tried other brands of athletic or kinesiology tape and not found them as good. The adhesive on rocktape seems strong enough to last at least 3 days, even on difficult areas like feet! On my knee it lasted over a week.…

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#Janathon Day 30 – The End is Nigh

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So, today was probably my last run of Janathon, and it was a lovely day for it. Crisp and cold, but bright. Cold enough for me to take my new showerproof hoodie that Mountain Warehouse sent me out for a spin. Honestly it would need to be really cold for me to be able to…

#Janathon Day 26 – Run, Gemma, Run!

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Ugh, yesterday was hard. I didn’t quite realise how hard till I woke up this morning and tried to move. I’m pretty sure I head some of my muscles screaming. It being Janathon there is no rest for the wicked, achey, or just damn lazy, but I decided to keep today pretty easy and just…

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#Janathon Day 29 – Skate Date

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You know, I’ve just spent a good 20 minutes trying to come up with a pun containing the word scrim, and all I could do was keep singing “scrim, scrimeny, scrim, scrimeny, scrim, scrim, sceroo” to the tune of “Chim Chimeny” from Mary Poppins, and that is way too long and takes far too much…