My family and friends were very kind to me on my birthday. Along with going out for some delicious dinners they gave me lots of new training kit. It didn’t take long after getting the idea of doing a triathlon into my head to find out how much kit is needed. But now I feel… Read More Got treated on my birthday!
Having cycled over 250 miles worth of Sportives and countless training miles since getting my road bike in August, with my triathlon goals this year I was advised to get a professional bike fit. Athlete Service in Henley came highly recommended and I can now see why. Everyone working there was a top level athlete,… Read More Getting a professional bike fit
After spending hours surrounded by bits of paper with guide training programmes and putting together my own training programme it’s now gone digital on Suunto Movescount. I am in the build phase for the next 5 weeks before I start my 12 week plan for the Slateman Triathlon where I’ll be doing the full distance round… Read More Training programme has gone digital
Listening to the radio today they were talking about things you have been late to the party to. For me that is definitely Parkrun. Last weekend I finally got myself down to Reading Parkrun. It was great fun and well worth giving up my normal Saturday lie in for! I’m hoping that getting some quick… Read More Finally joined the Parkrun party!
It’s been a crazy year indeed with highs and some bad lows. But I tried to remind myself that: So I think it was just the universe giving me the shake up I needed to make some important changes. Of which I made two big ones. First I got out of the environment that was… Read More 2016 has been a crazy year
On the 10th – 11th Dec I attended a Spinning® Instructors Course in Surrey Sports Park. It was a comprehensive 16 hour workshop covering practical and theoretical concepts that create the Spinning® programme. There were six of us on the course and our Master Instructor was Michelle Colvin. Having been to Spinning® events I knew… Read More Passed the Spinning® instructor course
On the 4th Nov I headed down to Falmouth in Cornwall for the Big Southwester 2016 Spinning® event – The Transcendental Journey. The definition of which is “A transcendental experience, event, object, or idea is extremely special and unusual and cannot be understood in ordinary ways.” I had never experienced a Spinning® event before and the definition of… Read More Big Southwester 2016 – The Transcendental Journey