Training for an event, whether this be a 10k, half marathon, marathon or triathlon can be a real rollercoaster of emotions and experiences. One training session can leave you feeling sky high, whilst another may bring you crashing down. Any training block which takes you out of your comfort zone offers challenges (but opportunities too). Whether you’re riding a training block rollercoaster or want to prepare yourself for the journey ahead, read on for my top strategies for dealing with the highs and lows of training for an event. … More Dealing with the highs and lows of training for an event
I’m absolutely loving my swimming during this half ironman training block. It is fantastic cross training, gets your heart rate up without the impact to your joints, helps build muscular strength and endurance, plus there is something about being in the water which makes you feel truly free. I’ve been sharing my swim progress on my instagram page and answering your questions along the way, here are some of the most recently asked swim Qs. … More Your most recent swimming questions: getting started and getting faster
Multi-sport events and triathlons are a fantastic way to up your fitness levels, vary your training and learn/perfect different skills. But they aren’t always the kindest to your bank balance and when I first started I was shocked costing everything up. However fear not, there certainly are work arounds to help save some pennies, break down barriers into multi-sports, after all who doesn’t love a bargain?
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On Sunday 15 September we headed to Dorney Lake to take part in the Season Finale Olympic Distance Triathlon hosted by Human Race Events. Dorney Lake offered the perfect end of season race with an iconic venue and flat course. … More Dorney Lake Season Finale Triathlon Review
I am absolutely delighted (and rather stunned) to announce that I have been nominated in the Inspirational Woman category Let’s Do This Challenge Awards powered by Runners World and Women’s Health. To simply be nominated is a huge honour, I know I won’t win but I’m so grateful to everyone who has supported me by voting so far! And if you’re yet to vote please do as voting closes on the 15th September! … More Thank you for your votes and support. What my recent nomination for the Let’s Do This Challenge Awards means to me…
So my first triathlon done and dusted. And yes, I’ve truly been bitten by the bug- the next one is already booked! I love swimming, I love cycling and I love running, so put these together and that’s a perfect combination for me. … More London Triathlon Race Recap: my first ever triathlon!
I’ve been so excited to write this blog, mainly because you’ve all had SO many questions about my first triathlon experience. I’m really hoping I can answer some of these and help inspire you to take on a new challenge, whether that’s triathlon or something else you’ve been wanting to do. … More New to Tri? Your beginner triathlon FAQs
2019 is my third year of running, but like 2018 I’m being brave and mixing things up with some more cycling and swimming, so this year is all about the year of the triathlon for me and London Triathlon in August is my big race of the year which I am so excited about! On top of that I also have Liverpool Marathon, Ride London 100 and London Duathlon so lots of longer distances and fun with the bikes … More 2019: goals, dreams and events
There is more to life than running. Did I REALLY just type that?! Yes! Because it is true there are MILLIONS of other sports out there and it is always good to try something new. Running has given me so much: stress relief, happiness, friendship and memories to last a lifetime. It has given me … More Have a go (even if you don’t think you’re hard enough)