I intentionally didn’t call this post "balancing Tri & life". Mainly because I do not think it’s possible to balance your life perfectly.... and it suggests that there are not trade offs. For me, blending bringing up my kids, working full time, being a loving partner, brother, son and friend with IM training is a … Continue reading Top 10 Tips – Merging Tri and Life as an age grouper
I am entering my third winter training for tri. While it is still sunny outside, short daylight hours mean that I am setting up my pain cave for the winter torture sessions. For me, running outdoors in the winter is one of my greatest pleasures, so my set up is focused on bike and strength. … Continue reading My Pain Cave set-up
Ever start to wonder if it’s all taking over, but it’s impossible to let go.... I came to Ironman at 45.... after a knee injury forced me to move away from only running, which after six years had a firm grip on my life. After moving over I have witnessed and been engulfed by a … Continue reading IM becoming the centre of your life….
First Ironman.... 11:56
238km, 5500m climbing, 10hrs 45mins.
End of season race... last minute trip down to Beautiful Slovenia. 5hrs 10mins DCIM100GOPROGOPR4319.JPG
List of links to sites & podcasts ... pretty much my frequent visit list... https://www.globaltrinetwork.comYouTube videos on all things tri.... https://www.globalcyclingnetwork.comYouTube videos on all things bike https://www.dcrainmaker.comBest sport tech review site out there https://www.wiggle.co.ukHide your credit card... https://www.richroll.comPodcast on just about every topic with Rich (look up his book) https://www.strava.comIf it is not on Strava, … Continue reading Big List of links…
Only listing the books I really enjoyed, linked to my way of life.... I have read them at least once, and will probably read them again at some point. I'll sort them into a sensible order once I have finished trawling through my library! Will post new books to the top of this list, while … Continue reading My Big Book List!
I did a race recently when my gear cable snapped and I managed to get to the mechanics on course. While they fixed my bike, I helped fix peoples bikes who came in.... I was was really surprised at the amount of people who came in asking for a hex key or something basic they … Continue reading My Tri Toolkit