So 2017 was a massive year! I turned 40 & decided to celebrate by attempting to complete 3 Ironman triathlon's! If you've followed my journey at all you will know it wasn't all smooth sailing this year, but I did have an absolute blast. I introduced a coach to help oversee my program about half … Continue reading 2017 Review – 2018 Plan!
So October was a solid month and continuing on from the September re-framing and re-focusing on my goals. I continued to manage and try to rehab my lower leg injuries, reasonably well, but at the same time reasonalby unsuccessfully. I did my best and managed to still compete in both races I had booked in, … Continue reading Monthly Review & Reflect – October
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!
March was the first of (hopefully) 3 Ironman months during 2017, all the training leading to these races! With the Ironman on the 4th day of the month I was in full taper mode at the start of the month & really didn't cover much ground for the rest of the month. Most of this … Continue reading Review & Reflect – March, what a month!
January 2017 was all about preparing for two long races, Hell of the West in early February and Ironman New Zealand in early March! It started with a bang, still on holidays and not returning to work until the 9th of January, so this allowed me some time to bank a few extra hours. In the … Continue reading January 2017 – Review & Reflect!
So December was all about consistency and just banking the time required! It started slow with a few early Christmas commitments and parties, as is always traditional this time of year. However as the month rolled & holidays arrived I settled into a solid routine and got it done! So lets grab a coffee and stop … Continue reading December Review & Reflect
Recently I have made a few changes to my training. I've changed my bike position, including a new saddle, I am also focusing on increasing my cadence while running and even added in some pool work (clever given I am a triathlete)! With every change there is a new soreness or pain that I hadn't … Continue reading Pain, Adaptation or injury