How to practice?

Here’s a list of my favourite resources about how to get good at something and how to make the time you spend practising your sport effective. Let me know which is your favourite and how they’ve impacted on your swimming, cycling or running…..and your life.

How to deal with a disappointing race

You’ve trained your legs off for 6 months, feel like you’re on top form and are totally after a personal best. And then…..your race totally sucks and your performance is pants. How do you deal with this and keep enjoying your sport? Or even find the motivation to keep training for the next race.

Periods

You know you can finally call yourself an athlete when you get used to talking about puking, peeing, pooing and chafing in embarrassing places! But the one thing we don’t often talk about are periods!

How to plan a technique session

If you’re working on your swim stroke it’s sometimes hard to know what to do when you get to the pool or how to structure your own session. Here are some tips to help you plan your own session. Photo by Clique Images Decide on the purpose of your session...

Managing Pre-race stress

It’s normal to feel nervous or stressed before a big race especially if it’s something you’ve been focus on for several months. A few nerves are healthy as it can help you to perform to your best. But getting overly anxious and stressed can waste energy unnecessarily and can cause stomach problems and a poor performance.