Having An Unfair Advantage

Having An Unfair Advantage

On Friday, 1st June after two miles of easy running with a friend I suddenly blanked out and collapsed. No shortness of breath or chest pains just a blank and once I awoke within a minute I was fully conscious with no pain or breathing difficulty. To cut a very long...
Prepare, Prepare and Prepare

Prepare, Prepare and Prepare

With only forty eight days to Ironman UK, it is now important to prepare and rehearse fully for the big day, so here are a few tips to help. Bike nutrition plan – Whenever you’re out on the long rides rehearse your nutrition plan. The general rule is to...
Random Thoughts on Training

Random Thoughts on Training

Consistency is the secret of success – “Consistency maketh the athlete” – If you can’t be consistent over a week then be consistent over a two week block. Remember, little and often is better than training erratically with one or two...
PACING A TRIATHLON BIKE LEG WITH POWER

PACING A TRIATHLON BIKE LEG WITH POWER

Warning – this article is quite long! However, it really is worth reading all the way through if you’re interested in power meter pacing for triathlon. This a simple summary. If you’re further interested in the subject, I’d highly recommend the book ‘Triathlon 2.0’ by...
What is your Critical Swimming Speed (CSS)?

What is your Critical Swimming Speed (CSS)?

Why bother with CSS? The main purpose for finding what your Critical Swim Speed is to be able to tailor your training sessions, so that you can maintain a consistent and moderately fast pace over long distance events. Done correctly you will be mixing good efficient...