A BUSINESS APPROACH TO RUNNING BOOSTS PERFORMANCE

Strategic planning, reporting, review of net sales, ROI…no this is not a financial report…it’s my approach to becoming the best runner I can be.

How sport influences people’s private and professional lives is a topic that is close to my heart and many of my colleagues. It is discussed over lunch and in the GamePlan A community while also getting its fair share of media attention, with the end results supporting the science that sport improves self-confidence, helps you to relieve stress and keeps you healthy.

Turning things upside down: Take learnings from business to your sports career.

I take sport seriously. Running is for me more than exercise or something I use to become a better employee. It is my true passion. I don’t simply like doing it, I love to compete! That’s why I’ve taken a business approach to make me a better runner and competitor. Read More

DON’T FORGET TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS BEFORE MOVING ABROAD

Have you ever considered working in a different country? Considered yes, but you had no idea how best to approach things? I know what you are going through because I’ve been through it myself. But I plucked up my courage and made it happen. I’m a British native and have lived, worked and studied for varying periods of time in Hong Kong, France, Japan and now – for the last almost six years – in Germany. Without a doubt, it’s a big step to leave home and move to a place where everything is new. And just because you know others who have made the leap, it often doesn’t make it any easier for you. So how do you go about this? Read More

THE TRUTH ABOUT BREAKFAST

JULY 18, 2016 | NUTRITION

While we love a good scientific squabble, the great breakfast debate is the last thing we want to think about when our alarms go off at 6 a.m. That’s why we’ve asked our nutrition expert to lay down the facts. Here are the three most important things to know about your a.m. meal.

For a meal touted the most important of the day, breakfast can leave athletes confused. Research tends to waiver on whether we should eat it before or after working out, whether we should skip it altogether if we’re trying to lose weight, and what the best breakfast food options are–eggs, oatmeal, avocado toast? Read More

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