Category: Triathlon

So I am a “small man” in wetsuit sizing! 1

So I am a “small man” in wetsuit sizing!

Now, now I don’t want any jokes about my boy-ishness! While I won’t be offended I expect my boyfriend will! Thanks to the nice guys at Discover Swimming I have just taken loan of...

Two weeks done… just 6 months more training to go 0

Two weeks done… just 6 months more training to go

So while my guest blogger embarks on her Moonwalk training I have finally kickstarted my training for the 2011 London Triathlon. This will be my first Olympic distance triathlon and I’ve realised I’ll need...

Got that lead-arms feeling at swimming last night 4

Got that lead-arms feeling at swimming last night

So I’ve had a few weeks away from the swimming pool over the Christmas period. And I know that in the early part of the year the number of lengths completed in one Glasgow...

If it wasn’t for my Skins… where would I be? 0

If it wasn’t for my Skins… where would I be?

I’ve loved Skins since the day I got my first pair of leggings. Skins is an amazing range of kit that includes leggings, tops, vests etc and offers muscle support and recovery. Skins, which...

Hey girls, don’t you want to have fun in the outdoors? 4

Hey girls, don’t you want to have fun in the outdoors?

A few of us outdoorsy women were chatting on Twitter and Facebook about the distinct lack of women in the outdoors. I’ve blogged about this before. I’ve even taken to counting the number of...

Join Glasgow Triathlon Club for free! 0

Join Glasgow Triathlon Club for free!

The Glasgow Triathlon Club tell me they are offering a rare opportunity to join the club for FREE. The joining fee for this leading Glasgow club would normally be £26 for the year, but...

4th lady vet in Peebles Triathlon! 2

4th lady vet in Peebles Triathlon!

And, so, despite a week of anxiety over my very tired legs, Sunday’s Peebles Triathlon arrived and I woke up feeling just about fit to enter the race. Well, put it this way, it...

“Brick” an’ that 0

“Brick” an’ that

It’s funny to hear what other triathlon friends think is the origins of the word “brick”, as in “brick session”… … as in training on the bike and then doing a run.. … as...

Speed running in the sleet 0

Speed running in the sleet

While 20 or so of our fellow Glasgow Tri Club athletes headed out to the warmer climes of Club La Santa on Lanzarote today, eight of those left behind in Scotland braved a chilly...

How far would you go for a fish supper? 1

How far would you go for a fish supper?

The start Some people will go a long way to buy a fish supper – but it could be that myself and fellow members of the Glasgow Triathlon Club went the furthest ever this...