After last week’s reflections on the sheer volume of training I have been doing, i thought I’d put down on paper (or blog) a few of the lessons that I have learnt along the way. Hopefully they can help you too.
The GE Blenheim Triathlon is the UK’s second largest triathlon and took place at the world heritage site of Blenheim Palace and its surrounding grounds. It is considered an ‘opener’ for the triathlon season and with 5,000 competitors and approximately 15,000 spectators you can understand why.
The final week of my second last big block of training before the race, exciting times! I looked back through my training diary and it is amazing to see how you do just start to improve. I know that may be an odd comment, as I am a coach myself, but the Ironman training has [...]
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Donna Navarro looks at the sport of aquabike and explains why it may be the perfect low-impact option for people who can’t, or won’t, run.
Are you ready to rise to the Nike challenge? This summer they want you to #makeitcount by training hard and earning yourself a spot at the first ever Nike Training Club Live Festival.
So April was filled with many miles on the bike in torrential rain! At one point I thought it a sure thing that I may turn into either a duck or some form of fish.
Doing your first triathlon this summer? Read on for our downloadable eight week training plan for a fit first-timer.
Festivals and fitness don’t always go hand in hand, but we love this unique idea from the organiser of Latitude. The aptly named Tour de Latitude gives festival goers the chance to cycle their way to the Suffolk site raising money for charity and reducing their carbon footprint in the process. There are three possible [...]
My training for the first few months has been interesting, and I definitely think I under estimated what an Ironman entails! I have chosen to devise my own training plan, combined with the knowledge from clients, colleagues and a range of books and websites.