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PBPB – getting back on form

Well, I’m fully into the swing of marathon training now. On 16th, my buddy Pete managed to get me around 17.5 miles, which is the longest run I’ve done for a very long time. I had been nervous about doing the run after doing Buggy Mums, but that class was Read more…


Some turbo trainer basics

My most popular ever blog post is: My first ever turbo trainer session. I wasn’t sure why it has become so popular, so I decided to analyse the search terms that people have entered that have led them to this post. The top results could be categorised as follows: Turbo Read more…


Turbo training at home

Cycling sign on road

Coach Ant had set me an hour of turbo training (indoor cycling). There was a reasonably long warm up and a long cooldown. The midsection was an attempt to work out what my 20km TT pace might be. I spent a long time creating a playlist to help me get Read more…


More SOAS kit and Stuart is a winner!

Herringbone SOAS

I’ve been so busy with work (and am still struggling with pain in my right arm/shoulder) that I’ve not managed to blog as much as I’d hoped this week. There’s a massive sale on right now on the SOAS website, with items reduced by 30% or 40%. If you’re built 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…


My first ever turbo trainer session

After my post earlier this week where I discussed media attacks on women in sport, I was really saddened to read a storify yesterday which showed that sexism is alive and well when people think they can be protected by the ‘anonymity’ of being online: http://storify.com/EverydaySexism/sky-sports-news-live-q-and-a-with-beth-tweddle-twi/slideshow Sky Sports news started Read more…