Let’s be honest, training this time of year is always hard. When your alarm goes off and it’s still dark (and wet) outside, the last thing you want to do is get out of your warm cosy bed and go out into the cold. Evening sessions aren’t any easier. It’s dark by 4pm and the … Continue reading How To Stay Motivated Throughout The Winter
I have some triathlete friends who never seem to stop training or competing in races of some sort. While I admire their persistence, I know that I can’t do that. To avoid carrying the tiredness of one season into the next, I need a good few weeks off to give my body time to recover … Continue reading The Benefits Of Having An Off Season
From having all your equipment race-ready and checking out the course, to fuelling right and getting enough sleep, here are some of my best tips for preparing for triathlon race day.
My first triathlon of the season will be Cardiff on the 23rd of June (eek!), but as I build up to the event, I thought it would be a good idea to do a few other competitions to get race ready. Swimming being my favourite event, I entered The Greater Manchester Swim and decided to … Continue reading The Greater Manchester Swim: Open Water, Frozen Toes And A Gold Medal