NEVER UNDER ESTIMATE A GOOD WALK

Having had numerous periods in hospital over the last few years I have found that walking has been not only my salvation in keeping me sane but my fastest means to full recovery. By full recovery I mean to be back as healthy, strong and as fast as before. Walking is...

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Training Plan – Should I or Shouldn’t I?

Before making the commitment to have a 1:1 training plan from a qualified triathlon coach, it is important to establish whether or not you are ready for this commitment. Dean and I can give our members a 100% commitment in drawing up 1:1 Training Plans using the...

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“DO YOU WANT TO MAKE GOD LAUGH?”

As the old Jewish saying goes,” We plan, God Laughs" or “If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans" Well I did! There I was, five weeks before my A race “Ironman Italy” feeling great about being bang on target with my preparations before the big day. In fact...

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IRONMAN UK (14th July)

With only four weeks and four days left here is my advice for the remaining weeks of your preparation - Keep healthy - Quality deep sleep, as well as enough sleep, a healthy and balance nutrition, recovery days, especially after a tough day or a few long sessions,...

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WHAT’S YOUR NUTRITION PLAN?

If you are competing in an Ironman distance event your priority is to have a nutrition plan, so you have a fuel store to get you round the course feeling strong throughout. The only way you can come up with a plan is to start now and keep testing what works for you....

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HOW TO TAME THE NEW IRONMAN UK CYCLE ROUTE

There is no doubt that this year’s new Ironman cycle loop has it all - tough long climbs, fast sections where you can put your foot down, technical twists and turns and of course breath taking scenery over the tops. Yes, this year’s new bike route will be more of a...

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Six Months Since Having My Subcutaneous ICD Implant

How time has flown by since having my defibrillator implanted in June this year. What has amazed me is that my running, cycling and swimming is faster, stronger and more consistent than it was this time last year.  When I was initially fitted with the defibrillator I...

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