Triathlon de Rumilly – 20/05/2018

It’s May and according to Strava I have already cycled about 575km! 😳 A Facebook reminder popped up the other day to say that three years ago I had cycled a very short… Continue reading

Buzzing about Mallorca

This blog post has taken longer than planned. Mainly due to being busy, but I also wanted to get it right and record this holiday in the best way possible. The post is… Continue reading

Winter 2017-2018, Morzine

‘Winter this year is like being in an argument with someone who keeps leaving the room, and right when you think it’s over, they burst back in yelling “AND ANOTHER THING!” I’m currently… Continue reading

The Plank

After the squat, I think the plank is up there on the list of great exercises to do for your general health and fitness, and of course, skiing!   Why the plank? The… Continue reading

The Squat

The squat is an awesome exercise. Not just for skiing, but for general health and fitness, and many other sports.   Why squat? The squat is a compound exercise. A compound exercise is… Continue reading

Rachael’s Rant: Swimming in lanes

I love swimming. My star sign is Pisces. My mother had me in a pool before I could walk. When I grow up, I want a 50m pool in my back garden. ALL.FOR.MYSELF.… Continue reading

Nice to…Antibes!

On Sunday I tried to run from Nice to Cannes in the Alpes Maritimes Marathon. I stopped at kilometre 24 in Antibes. I’ve started, stopped, deleted and re-started this post repeatedly. I can’t… Continue reading

Marathon Number 2 – Nice to Cannes. Training and preparation.

On New Year’s Day I signed up to the Marathon des Alpes Maritimes, exactly a year after I signed up to the Nagano Marathon. Clearly a hungover “let’s set a big goal for… Continue reading

Rachael’s Rant: An introduction

Have you ever witnessed me have a rant? No? Well, today is your lucky day! 😆 I do have the ability to bite my tongue, but should a suitable moment present itself, regarding… Continue reading

Mont Blanc/Passy Triathlon

“That looked great, so much better than your turns on the run before! You need to keep working on XYZ,, but I can see you’re making some great changes. Well done!” This is… Continue reading