Olympian & Affidea Ambassador Thomas Barr named Athlete of the Year

Thanks to bringing home the bronze medal in the 400m hurdles at the European Championships in Berlin in August, Affidea Ambassador Thomas Barr was honoured with the Athlete of the Year accolade at the 2018 Irish Life National Athletics Awards, in addition to Track and Field Athlete of the Year, alongside a host of other worthy recipients.  Thomas was also Athlete of the Year in 2016, on the back of his fourth place finish at…

Affidea Ambassador, Olympian Thomas Barr on the importance of recovery time

Some athletes find it hard to switch off from sport, but I love and cherish my five week break every year. So, with my last race of the season done, it was time to down tools, destress and recover. In this time, the structure and disciplined life I am used to goes out the window as I don’t need to base my days, weeks, eating habits and sleeping around training times! Without needing to worry too…

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