So we are 2 weeks into our season and already 2 races down. My first race was the Sunny Coast 70.3 Ironman event held at Mooloolaba, the second race was a sprint distance race held at Raby Bay (my local area) as Round 1 of the Queensland Triathlon Series. I'll try to provide a little … Continue reading 2017 Season kicks off – A Double Race Review!
I'm not going to sugar coat it July was a tough month. We've all had them, months that nothing seems to be right, the wheels kind of just fell off. My training was off, lacking clear direction (even though I have a very thorough race plan for the rest of 2017 & into 2018), life … Continue reading Monthly Review & Reflect – July 2017
So way back in 2011, I completed the Noosa 1km ocean swim as part of the triathlon week-long festival. Since then I have completed various triathlon and running events all over the big wide brown country of ours! Sunday the 23rd July 2017 saw me complete my first duathlon, since coming back into the sport! … Continue reading Greater Springfield Duathlon – Race Review
The close of June marks the half way mark of 2017 and what a start to the year it has been. Ive competed in NZ Ironman and then backed up to do Cairns Ironman about 12 weeks apart, both amazing races with some great results and even bigger highlights. Following the Ironman in early June the … Continue reading 2017 Half Way Review!
It is done, Ironman number 4, where I returned to the scene of my very first Ironman some two years earlier in Cairns. Your first time completing an ironman is always a memorable one and I hold very fond memories of Cairns 2015, banking an amazing 11:16:26 first time ironman was memorable. This year was … Continue reading Ironman Cairns 2017 – Race Review!
I am so excited by this race, I have not repeated or double up'd on any of my previous Ironman races! Cairns was my very first Ironman back in 2015 and it was an epic experience, exceeding all my goals in every way imaginable, if you want to read my race report from then it … Continue reading Ironman Cairns – Race Preview!
Discipline. I look at discipline as ones ability to choose to do something / act a certain way or behave in a certain manner in accordance with your own set of established beliefs or rules! "Training to act in accordance with rules". Consistency. "Constantly adhering to the same principles". I believe this means turning up … Continue reading #disciplinedconsistency
May was a make or break month for me, with my next race in early June, it simply had to be a good solid month. The focus was disciplined consistency. I am now inside the final two weeks to Cairns Ironman (Ironman number 2 for 2017 & number 4 total) and am very excited to … Continue reading Review & reflect – May
This week I had a birthday! It's just like any other birthday and really almost the same as any other day of the year. But this year I ended my 4th decade and started my 5th decade on this planet, yes that's right I turned 40. It is nothing more than a number used to … Continue reading Age is just a number!
Following the Ironman race in March, April was all about maintenance and ensuring I had recovered properly to enable a short build and launch at Ironman Cairns. The focus was to re-build my consistency. I added a power meter to my race bike & am researching and learning how to use this new tool to … Continue reading April 2017 – Review & Reflect