on the day you will need…

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And so… the day has finally come to complete those 21.1km! All my training has led up to this point.

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mental health: it’s connection with exercise and food

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Mental health is an aspect that needs to be considered when partaking in all activities including exercise and how you fuel your body for such with food. It can be challenging at times when imposter syndrome hurdles in and doubt overrides your goals to achieve what you’ve set out to do. This can be due to many things like hormones, feeling overwhelmed or lack of support, planning and having not accounted for small details. What do you do to manage your mental health?

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building a running routine

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Any activity can be daunting if you are not sure what you are doing, with a routine you are able to have guidance when working out. Prep and research is mostly essential with any action generally in life. Furthermore, it can be useful to have a partner, a running mate to help hold you accountable.

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getting your body ready for activity

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Your muscles contract and lengthen with every movement, in different groups and places. Before exerting any force on your body, you need to warm up. You also need to cool down after a workout, allowing your body to get back to normal levels.

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why I am doing The Vitality Big Half

I will be running again in The Vitality Big Half on Sunday 22nd August – less than 3 weeks from now – as we have all been affected by the ongoing pandemic, charities help people overcome adversity which is why I am running for The UK Sapphire Foundation. 

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I will be running again in The Vitality Big Half on Sunday 22nd August – less than 3 weeks from now – as we have all been affected by the ongoing pandemic, charities help people overcome adversity which is why I am running for The UK Sapphire Foundation

I am running and raising in The Vitality Big Half for The UK Sapphire Foundation
Please donate!
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how to make akara // #cookwithDami // YouTube

Let’s cook!

Over the last year or so I’ve been trying to divulge in learning to cook Nigerian dishes to get closer to my heritage, but more so to have the best food for myself. Most recently I made akara for the first time – so here it is! If I can do it, anyone can do it. This is probably one of the simplest Nigerian recipes you will ever follow.

Valentine’s is coming… tomorrow! It’s not too late to buy the ingredients to serve your partner (or yourself) breakfast in bed.

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@ Omar Apollo Concert // YouTube

@ Omar Apollo Concert

With my @ series I’ll be sharing some of the experiences I embark on. In this video is some footage from the Omar Apollo concert I went to on Monday 19th November at The Pickle Factory in East London with my concert buddy Niya. Be sure to check out my two previous videos in which I show you beforehand how I got ready for the concert.

Watch my GRWM videos on the lead up to the concert.

It was my first time going to this particular venue, The Pickle Factory in East London. It was small and intimate, and the bathroom wasn’t dirty. The nearest tube station is Bethnal Green on the Central line and even closer is the Overground station Cambridge Heath. I’m from North London so East is a whole other realm for me, but it’s pretty easy to navigate around London.

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