Do you have a theme song?

Do you have a song that you use for inspiration or one that gets you in the right frame of mind? I had never really thought of it before - but during a fitness modelling program last year I was asked to pick a motivational song each week - mine was Titanium by David Guetta …

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What the heck is this Triathlon madness anyway? – Part 1

So I have recently realised that not everyone actually knows what is involved in a Triathlon, or much about the sport in general.  It's easy to forget when you are "in" to something that not EVERYONE knows what's involved.  I thought I would write a series of posts that gives a general background on the …

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Life is a rollercoaster – you just gotta ride it.

It was a weekend of high and lows, of appreciating your health, family and friends, and of remembering the fragility of the human body, but also our strength to endure and recover. I had a great training week, and starting to feel really strong, particularly on the bike and the run.  For the swim I …

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Road to Phuket – when it rains it pours – 4 weeks till race day

So tonight in 4 weeks time I will have checked in my bike, packed my transition bags and be eating my last meal before my first half long distance triathlon. I hope I am not feeling like I do today. I feel like someone has taken all of the energy out of my body and …

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