Not long until the pools open now! But here's a few open water swim ideas to keep it interesting until they do 😉 Crocodile eyes Practice sighting, either the next buoy or a tree in the distance. Every few strokes focus on picking your head up just enough to get your eyes out of the … Continue reading Open Water swim sessions
Trisuits tips & tricks
Trisuits can be a strange bit of clothing to those of you just starting out in triathlon. There are so many different brands and styles out on the market it can be difficult to decide what to choose. I've now tried a fair few and I am still looking for the perfect suit! So here … Continue reading Trisuits tips & tricks
Buying your First wetsuit
Over recent weeks there has been a huge uptake in open water swimming. Due to the lack of open swimming pools it seems we are all searching out local lakes, rivers or seas to swim in. And as a result wetsuit sales have gone through the roof! If you are looking for your first wetsuit … Continue reading Buying your First wetsuit
Diving in at the Deep End – Open Water Swimming for Beginners
As the lockdown eases open water venues are opening and so lots of triathletes and swimmers alike are flocking to venues around the country. Many thanks to all the venues finding new ways of operating, that feeling of swimming after months out of the water is like no other! So many new triathletes main fear … Continue reading Diving in at the Deep End – Open Water Swimming for Beginners
Fruit & Nut Bars for the bike
In what I hope becomes a new blog series, each Friday I will be coming to you with a new recipe in time for the weekend. This week I take the recipe from my good friend Steph, who used to manage a bakery no less! We are always creating and swapping recipes so it seemed … Continue reading Fruit & Nut Bars for the bike
Feeling a little lost in Lockdown?
Have you found yourself at a loose end during lockdown? I know I have. It's hard to motivate yourself to train when you don't know when your next race is, let alone do anything. Many of us have more time to train than ever before, and this can be good and bad. Now I have … Continue reading Feeling a little lost in Lockdown?
Racing in the ‘Off-season’
After some early year races (Challenge Wanaka, Ironman 70.3 Greece) I had a long European summer ahead of training. Increasingly middle distance races sell out so fast in Europe you barely have a chance to choose your event. As a result my options were slim and so IM 70.3 Italy & Turkey in September & … Continue reading Racing in the ‘Off-season’
What am I doing with my life?
It's a question I ask myself. It's a question I get asked everyday. And no, you aren't going to get the answer you want.
Last week I was fortunate enough to attend the Ful-on-Tri training camp in Can Picafort, Mallorca....
Triathlon & Tourism in Sydney, Australia
After New Zealand I flew to Sydney for just over two weeks of exploring and of course training. Landing in a new city makes the first few days a little tricky. I’m not just on holiday but also trying to fit in sessions. So finding the right places to go and times to do training … Continue reading Triathlon & Tourism in Sydney, Australia