Don’t be afraid to change up the pace

Recently I took part in a different sort of event – similar idea of keeping moving for a long time. But only running. And not on the even road surface but off road on trails and over mountains.

Ok, fair enough, the non-triathletes among you will consider this little different to what I normally do, but those amongst you who dwell in the sport or absorb some of what I say may not. Anyways, I thought I would explain why I decided to do something a little “off the beaten track”. Continue reading Don’t be afraid to change up the pace

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Lessons from a turbulent open water swim

Ok, admittedly this isn’t front page news: Today I had an Awful Swim Session. But, every cloud has a silver lining, and I managed to draw a few important lessons from it.

So Wednesday is open water swim morning: we all meet at the beach early to avoid the jet-skis, and generally tend to swim out to a boat or landmark for about half an hour, and then back for half an hour. Continue reading Lessons from a turbulent open water swim