Yesterday I took part in the London Triathlon for my 3rd time. The London Triathlon was the first triathlon I ever participated in back in 2011 where I took part in the Sprint distance on the Saturday. One of the best things about the London Tri is that there are loads of beginners so if it’s your first one you’re in good company. Distances: Super Sprint (400m, 10km, 2.5km), Sprint (750m, 20km, 5km), Olympic (1500m, 40km, 10km) and Olympic Plus…

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I recently injured my foot which meant I had to stop running, now for some people that would be rather distressing, but I am not the biggest fan of running. During my physio treatment I decided to get a Run Fit Assessment as I had never had a run fit before except a basic gait test/shoe fit. I have the London Triathlon in July and if I am about to start running again I thought it would be best to…

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Christmas is just around the corner and for some of us present buying can be pretty simple, especially if you get given a list. However you might need a helping hand on what to buy your loved ones or what you would like Father Christmas to put under the tree. Below are my top triathlon buys for Christmas especially for the newbie triathletes. Now you may notice that I haven’t put a bike on the list and although a bike…

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On Sunday 28th August, location Zell am See, Austria, I participated in my first Ironman70.3 and I was terrified. Let me explain my journey to and throughout this IM703. Now for anyone that’s not sure the 70.3 consists of 1.9km of swimming, 90km of cycling with 1,288m of climbing in this race and 21km of running. This race isn’t to be taken lightly and yet in some ways I did. I really tried to stick to a consistent and realistic training plan…

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I have recently finished participating in a 12 day yoga challenge by the brand Dharmabums. If you haven’t come across this yoga brand before do check them out as their leggings are amazing. Fantastic colours, patterns and lovely on the skin, there’s a few on my Instagram page. I really enjoy yoga and would like to make it more of a permanent fixture in my regime. Stretching is important before and after exercise, you should do dynamic stretching before exercise…

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