Category: Triathlon

Triathlon training hurdles jumped – despite the weather. Part 1 2

Triathlon training hurdles jumped – despite the weather. Part 1

Triathlon training is tough enough – without having to endure the outrageously poor weather conditions of late. The wind and rain (Is this a return of winter?! Surely that wasn’t our summer?! ) made...

The pains for gains in triathlon training: Part 1 1

The pains for gains in triathlon training: Part 1

When part of your triathlon training programme says: “Ride to failure” you know you’re in for a tough session. This has been stated for each of the last three week’s turbo sessions. Warm up,...

I actually like swimming. Yes I do! 2

I actually like swimming. Yes I do!

I can take or leave swimming, and for much of my adulthood I’ve left it. I always get too cold in swimming pools, then I get too bored, then I hate the getting out...

Awesome tri club pal on her road to Ironman Lanzarote 0

Awesome tri club pal on her road to Ironman Lanzarote

Keen Keavy is one of the most dedicated tri club pals I know. When she first attempted an Ironman she didn’t quite make one of the cut-off times and so she didn’t have the...

Club La Santa: A high 0

Club La Santa: A high

Everything is relative and so the high and the low featured in this blog– and the next – might not seem that dramatic in the grand scale of ordinary life! In fact there were...

I’m learning a lot at Club La Santa 2

I’m learning a lot at Club La Santa

I love Club La Santa, even if it does make me feel unfit and a tad out of shape. At this sports heaven on the island of Lanzarote, it is absolutely normal to take...

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...