badminton · Fitness · motivation · progress · sport · sportsblog · thisgirlcan

31. Badminton – body and mind

I'm sitting here at work looking down at myself and I can say that I am happy. I started playing badminton for a number of reasons: a) to see what the fuss was about b) to not be sitting at home doing nothing c) it looked kinda fun and d) maybe lose some weight? I… Continue reading 31. Badminton – body and mind

badminton · decathlon · Fitness · motivation · progress · sport · sportsblog · thisgirlcan

29. Decathlon love!

In my last post you'll recall that my favourite pairs of leggings to play badminton in were in the wash, so I had to wear something else. This in turn meant that I wasn't as comfortable and secure as I like to be while playing, which was distracting. Also, I like playing badminton in oversized… Continue reading 29. Decathlon love!

badminton · Fitness · motivation · progress · sport · tabletennis · thisgirlcan

28. The return of Friday Club!

So after a 4 week refurbishment the courts we usually play at on Fridays have finally reopened! Yay! On Friday I was trying to get back from work nice and early, so that I could appreciate the new floor before we started playing. Everything was against me though! Someone asked me a question in the… Continue reading 28. The return of Friday Club!

badminton · bollywood · coaching · motivation · sportsblog · thisgirlcan

25. Badminton takes Bollywood

I really enjoy badminton and am definitely partial to a Bollywood movie now and again. So imagine my excitement when I found out that one of my favourite actresses Shraddha Kapoor, will be acting in a biographical movie on Saina Nehwal's life as a badminton player! Saina is a singles player and has had the… Continue reading 25. Badminton takes Bollywood

badminton · coaching · Fitness · motivation · progress · sport · sportsblog · thisgirlcan · Uncategorized

13. Vertically Challenged

I don't know if you realised from the picture in my previous post, but I am tiny. In that picture my face is pressed up against the net, so that should give you a pretty good indication of my height. Pretty darn small, but so is a shuttlecock and we all know how powerful that… Continue reading 13. Vertically Challenged