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
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
That is Ironman number three complete! It was tough, it was hard, there where moments I didn't think I would finish, moments where I felt great, but in the end, like 1100 other athletes I found a way and got it done! FINISH LINE PHOTO / VIDEO So to save you some time here is … Continue reading Ironman New Zealand, Taupo – My Race Report
So can visualisation actually assist an athlete in their training and preparation for racing? Of course it can! I use it in my training and race preparation almost daily and even more frequently as a race day approaches. Let me start by recounting a short story (completely paraphrased, so I apologise to the original author). An … Continue reading The art of visualisation?
OK, so this is a review of a product not yet available here in Australia, but has recently started shipping all over the world from USA. I managed to obtain a few samples from a friend who competed in Kona and attended a medical conference where Hotshots presented their product. My friend automatically though of … Continue reading Hotshot – my experience & thoughts!
I have discovered that I am now too old to simply turn up and race without the proper preparation. Years ago I could skip sessions, not stretch, eat literally anything, turn up and bank a solid race (nothing super special, but solid enough to be competitive). As the years have rolled on my body and … Continue reading The 4th discipline – my race nutrition!