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
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!
So today, New Years Eve, I rode for the 8th time between Christmas & New Year's Eve and banked just over 512km in 8 days! Strava challenges - 2016 Rapha festive 500 - Official Results So here's a quick break down on the rides: Christmas Eve 24th December - 2 rides either side of a … Continue reading Rapha Festive 500 Challenge
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!
I often joke that the only reason I do triathlon and train as much as I do is so I can eat (& drink) anything I like as often as I like! While there is truth to that statement, I am acutely aware of the analogy of "junk in junk out". I occasionally use … Continue reading Food! All you can eat!