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Breathing space – training when ill

A hot drink and a box of tissues

I’ve not been well for the last couple of weeks. I’ve had a sore throat and a chest infection, which has made ordinary life a bit of a struggle, let alone training. Blogging has had to take a backseat to just getting on with life! Breathing problems Sometimes being stubborn Read more…


Final aquathlon of the season

Tamsyn crossing the finish line at the aquathlon.

This week has been so busy leading up to my final aquathlon of the season. Saturday: Lake swim followed by a run (and then a bit of cheering the junior triathletes at Lakeside) Sunday: 40k bike ride followed by a 30-minute run Monday: 1 hour of swimming with some challenging Read more…


Injuries – 1; First week of Challenge Weymouth training schedule – 0

View from the Itchen Bridge

I was meant to start the first week of my first half iron distance triathlon training schedule this week, but I’m still struggling with arm pain and my swollen knee doesn’t seem to be deflating, so I’m already behind schedule. I should have been doing an hour on my turbo Read more…


Getting back on my bike

My cycling essentials: nuun, Team SOAS bottles and an inhaler

It was back to work today, which meant that I had to get back on my (hybrid) bike. I had thought that it would be easier than riding my road bike, but, unfortunately, I had forgotten how heavy my work bike is. Just the 3.5-mile journey to work was enough Read more…