Tag Archive: Training

Terrible Transitioning to Tri-ing Harder

Transitions. The 4th discipline. The one you really need to practise and the one I have, through primarily fear, neglected the most. Swapping laces for ones you don’t have to tie is a… Continue reading

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

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

Le Triathlon de Thonon-les-Bains (Sprint)

Well, turns out it was a weekend of crashes by, or in, Lac Léman! After some more gorgeous weather out here in the Alps, the storms hit last night resulting in a slightly… Continue reading

Come fly with me

In the latest Ski & Board magazine, I was pleased to see an article entitled “Don’t suffer the cold shoulder” encouraging snowsport enthusiasts to strengthen vulnerable parts of the body, and to start… Continue reading

Balance Your Body

Eternal Glory is a series aired on iTV on a Tuesday night. Next week, Tuesday 3rd November, are the semi-finals. Eight retired professional athletes have been sent to Croatia where their sporting skills… Continue reading

Treadmills and Toblerone Cheesecake

I have just eaten an obscene amount of my own creation of Jane’s Patisserie’s No Bake Toblerone Cheesecake. And, I am contemplating another slice. Making it didn’t quite go to plan. I made… Continue reading

Swim. Bike. Run.

On Sunday 24th May I competed in a Super Sprint triathlon (400m swim, 11k bike, 3k run) in Rumilly, not far from Annecy, to ease myself back into the sport and competing. I… Continue reading

Cakes and Snowflakes

When I spent a summer doing sprint triathlons back in 2011, with exercise fanatic and awesome training partner Jane, I thought I was pretty fit. That was really just the start. Back on… Continue reading

Another String To My Bow

On Sunday 2nd November I passed my level 3 Personal Trainer qualification (Programming and Coaching with Future Fit training). I owe a great deal of my success to Steph, my brother’s girlfriend, who… Continue reading