Practical triathlon advice for every-day athletes (not just the racing snakes…)
91 - Holiday training strategies
The Christmas holiday period is coming and whilst it’s meant to be an opportunity for R&R it can involve stress about work, families, travel, and training. So here are a few strategies to think about so you can hit the right balance.
90 - Prepare to Suffer
Finally an event is happening! With all the uncertainty our minds probably haven’t been in “race prep mode”, but it’s time to switch into that now. Here’s my take on what to expect from the event.
89 - Go faster by walking
Walking in an event is seen as failure by so many people. But have you ever thought about how you can use walking to go faster in an event? Most people doing Ironman and Half IM events are going to benefit from walk breaks and achieve faster overall times.
88 - How to swim in the open water
Open water swimming has a lot in common with pool swimming, but there are a number of differences too. We’ll go through what those differences are, and what to do about them, so you can make the most of both your pool and open water swimming.
87 - Dealing with cancelled events
It’s really disappointing to see December Half Ironman events being cancelled. We’re all affected in different ways, and once we start processing that disappointment we can start to see there are opportunities that come from this. Find those opportunities and make the most of them
86 - The only two “magic workouts”
We are always looking for those “magic workouts” that will change everything, and I’m here to tell you there are in fact 2 magic workouts. Kind of...