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Monchique bike ride and brick run

Fridays at Embrace Sports training camps are where the week’s training culminates in the completion of a test, whether it is a PB-breaking run or a new personal record for cycling distance. On this particular day (Friday 17/10), the challenge was a 100km ride up Monchique followed by a 4km Read more…


Embrace Sports 14/10/14 Transition training and a ride to Aljezur

Tuesday 14th October The day started with transition training in a local car park with Graeme and Andy. I was surprised that so few people decided to attend – I know that some of the others are very experienced, but I’m not sure that all of them are. Stu and Read more…


Day 5 of Pyrenees Tri Camp with Embrace Sports

Tamsyn and her bike at the top of Col D'Aspin

Day five had been labelled as ‘Mystery Monday’ – essentially it was a chance to change plan according to the weather, so it was decided that we would tackle Col D’Aspin. The day started with a clear sky, so I was keen to get my trainers on. Unfortunately, I was Read more…


Day 1 of Pyrenees Tri Camp with Embrace Sports

View of the mountains from the Farmhouse

It’s been a while since I’ve had a break, so I was really looking forward to our second Tri Camp with Embrace Sports. The day before, Tobie from BikeGuy came over to help Stu and I disassemble our bikes and pack them in our cases. As we’ve both had bike Read more…


Embrace Sports Algarve Triathlon Holiday – Day 7

Friday was our last full day of the holiday, which made me very sad. Although I was finding it challenging, I really liked all of the other triathletes and find the coaches inspirational. I knew that the bike ride would be tough, but I was also aware that we had Read more…


Embrace Sports Algarve Triathlon Holiday – Day 2

Silhouettes of swimmers doing up each others' wetsuits

We were up early for our first full day on holiday as we had to be ready to leave the Giramar by 6:45am. Fortunately, we knew that there would be enough time to eat on our return before heading out for a bike ride (including the Punisher), so I didn’t Read more…