FLU AND RECOVERY

FLU AND RECOVERY

Never having flu before I was completing taken by surprise at how severe it hit my whole body. After being in bed with no appetite for nine days and nights I finally began to feel much better. I lost eight pounds which was mostly muscle and I was told by numerous...
STRETCHING AND STRENGTHENING

STRETCHING AND STRENGTHENING

  As you may know, I have been unable to run for anything over a couple of miles for a few months now. It has taken a long time to fully understand the cause but it looks like it has been the result of a considerable number of miles on the bike with not enough...
WHAT’S YOUR NUTRITION PLAN?

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....
HOW TO KEEP MOTIVATED

HOW TO KEEP MOTIVATED

First of all, everyone at some time or other will struggle with feeling motivated, so don’t think it’s just you. Over the many years of training I have noticed that the following factors have helped to keep me motivated: Getting enough sleep is the most important one...
CAN YOU DO AN IRONMAN?

CAN YOU DO AN IRONMAN?

Before you answer this question you will need to consider and reflect on the following: EXCITED AND COMMITTED – Close your eyes and imagine yourself crossing the Ironman finishing line on the 15th July 2018. Do you feel excited as you receive your medal? If so, can...