Review & reflect – May

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

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April 2017 – Review & Reflect

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

Hotshot – my experience & thoughts!

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!

Rapha Festive 500 Challenge

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

The 4th discipline – my race nutrition!

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!