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Everyone Active Sporting Champions articles section is where you will find tips from our athletes, insights into their training and articles on getting to the top of your sport.

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Bouncing back from Injuries and setbacks Part 2 with Richard Kilty

For all athletes, injuries and the associated setbacks are both par for the course and potentially devastating at the same time. It’s almost impossible for anyone who competes in high level sport to enjoy a totally injury-free career. Injuries are, unfortunately, something that all competitive athletes have to deal with. All we can do is […]

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Bouncing back from Injuries and setbacks Part 1 with Lutalo Muhammad

For all athletes, injuries and the associated setbacks are both par for the course and potentially devastating at the same time. No-one who competes at a high level will have had a completely injury-free career; they’re something that everyone has to live with. The best we can hope to do is to mitigate the effects […]

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How to get on the Property Ladder with Lutalo Muhammad

Getting on the property ladder is a dream for so many of us. As a self-employed athlete, when your time and your focus is so often elsewhere, it can be difficult to put the required time and effort into the project. Add to that the lack of regular income of salaried employment and finding a […]

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Looking ahead: Planning for a career after competing with Maisie Summers-Newton

As an athlete – whatever discipline you may compete in – looking ahead is incredibly important. It’s a short career, however high up the ladder you get and it’s vital you’ve always got an idea in the back of your mind of what you’re going to do when your time competing is up. You’ll have […]

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Building a Positive Body Image with Kadeena Cox

Focussing on your performance as an athlete is always a priority but it’s also important to look after yourself mentally. A vital part of that is making sure you’re cultivating a healthy personal body image as part of your training. That’s why, as part of our Sporting Champions Mentoring sessions, we’ve teamed up with one […]

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Understanding your Mental Health & Wellbeing with Lauren Steadman

Getting to grips with your mental health and wellbeing and ensuring you are in the right place psychologically is an absolutely vital part of any elite athlete’s preparation. That’s why, as part of their Sporting Champions package, our athletes get access to a number of mentoring days throughout the year with our Elite Athletes as […]

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Sporting Champions’ Success at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

So far, 2022 has been a marquee year for our Sporting Champions athletes. It’s seen many of them – both from the main scheme and Elite Athletes – taking part in a home Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, with several of them experiencing enormous success! With that in mind, we’d like to take this opportunity to […]

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Josie Nelson’s Journey to the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Coming from a sports and cycling-obsessed family, Josie Nelson could hardly escape her two-wheeled destiny. Although she and her three other siblings began in swimming, cycling quickly became the favourite and when the time came to choose one, there was no competition – apart from everyone else on two wheels, that is! Early Success for […]

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Maisie Summers-Newton’s Journey to the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Maisie Summers-Newton is a British para-swimmer who is leading England’s charge in the pool at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. She’s also an Everyone Active Sporting Champions Elite Athlete and her rise has been meteoric. For most people, their sporting careers would still be very much at the fledgling stage, but not Maisie. She […]

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