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It Might Just Work!

It Might Just Work!

The last time I posted something, almost an entire week ago, I was clearly a little rattled. It took one day to get back on track. Typical after I post about poor motivation, poor performance and the little doubts in the back of my mind! Thankfully the weekend and most of this week has bolstered […]


All a bit Amateurish

All a bit Amateurish

Twenty-Two days till Ironman Australia. Close to, but not quite taper time. I’m already feeling a little bit of the race nerves coming on though. Right there in the back of my mind are those questions. The ones about whether I’ve biked enough, run enough, swam enough or done them at suitable intensities when I […]


Slave to the Machines

Slave to the Machines

Apparently things come in threes. So my third bike malfunction happened just after the cattle grid at the top of Tomewin. The rattling as I crossed was enough to break my second Garmin mount and send my 705 flying. Once again I was fortunately able to retrieve the unit and it’s undamaged. I’m all out […]


Overuse Injuries

Overuse Injuries

Fortunately not for me, but for the bike. Not one, but two failures due to wear and tear. It’s hampered my plans for a decent weeks training and turned this more into an easy week than anything else. When I have been training I’ve tried to ensure a good session, but I’ve only sat on […]


Geelong Camp! Racing in Victoria

Geelong Camp! Racing in Victoria

Part 2 of my overly long account of training down in Geelong. So far it had been a pretty big week and I’ve had a nice, deep massage. How do you finish that off? A race? How about two? Toby had sent me details of a couple of races and who am I to argue. […]


Geelong Camp! Training in Victoria

Geelong Camp! Training in Victoria

It’s been over a week and this is my third attempt to write a post. There’s nothing I can do it will be long, it won’t have any pictures, but I’ll try and keep it interesting! I’ve been down in Geelong training with Toby for the past week. It’s been a week with a few […]


18 Minutes of Pain

18 Minutes of Pain

How best to finish a particularly poor week? I lined up a 5K run race for mine. Getting up at 5am this morning I was less enamoured with the whole idea. Having yet again had a restless night I wasn’t feeling all that great when the alarm went off. Out of bed and something isn’t […]


Confessions of a Rookie Triathlete

Confessions of a Rookie Triathlete

I started this blog with the limited intention of using it as a way to let people who know me keep track of what I was up to. Since those early days I’ll admit I’ve got into the whole stats thing, it’s kind of cool. The fact people I’ve never met do on occasion read […]


Slowly Getting Back into the Saddle

Slowly Getting Back into the Saddle

I’m in a slight quandary. It’s been a while since I last posted and the thing is I still don’t have anything that interesting to post about! I’m left with 3 options – don’t post at all, post a dull write up of your recent training or post about more exciting things to come. I […]


A Post about Nothing

A Post about Nothing

I will try and keep this one short as I have embarrassingly little to say! Somehow an intended 3 days off has stretched to 5. Don’t ask me exactly how I did plan to do some training the last day or two, but kept switching things round. On the other hand the fridge is fully […]