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Have you fallen out of love?

Have you ever fallen out of love with something you once loved with a passion? This was a question I chatted about my friend as we had a little walk round the park. She has been studying for a PHD for many years has taken a break from it to focus on other things for a...

10 Tips for a 3hr Turbo

If the weather is bad and you can’t get outside for your long ride you might have to get on the turbo instead. The thought of 3hrs on the turbo used to bring me out in a cold sweat.  But I’ve learned to cope with it a bit better so here are my 10 top tips of how to...

10 tips for getting out of home workout hell

Lots of triathletes are trying to do home workouts at the moment as a substitute for swimming or doing a class at a gym. But how many times have you missed the session because you can’t face it? I’ve lost count of how many of clients say they hate home workouts!

Does your step count matter?

With covid-19 restrictions in place a lot of people are working from home and the restrictions mean that most people are going out the house less. This can have a big impact on daily movement which can affect your fitness and triathlon training.

Bad Weather Alternatives for Cycling

I’ve got a long 3-4hrs ride in my plan but the weather is terrible.  It’s either been below zero with a lot of ice and a heavy frost or foggy.  I don’t mind a little bit of cold but I won’t risk the ice. The thought of spinning easy for hours on my turbo brings me out in a cold sweat. But the training has to get done so here are some suggestions of what you could do instead. 

Is an obsessive mind set holding you back?

Discipline, structure and routine are important ingredients of training for a triathlon, running race or swimming event. It also helps to be a bit obsessive! Without being obsessive I’d never have made it to a 5 mile run never mind an Ironman. It’s the obsession that...