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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Feeling hot, hot, HOT. Oh my it is hot in the capital, in case you haven’t heard. This post is going to help you get through this heat wave or that holiday workout or even your normal every day! Hydrate – On average we should be consuming 2 litres of water every day. This is however just an average and you are of course likely to take on more fluid when you exercise. If you are exercising in the heat…

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A quick post as the Rio 2016 GB Olympic Triathlon Team was announced this morning. The Olympic distance Triathlon includes a 1500m swim, 40km cycle and a 10km run. The Rio Triathlon will take place in Fort Copacabana which means the swim will take place in the sea. The Rio Olympic Triathlons fall on the 18th and 20th August 2016.   Women’s GB Team: Vicky Holland – 2-time World Mixed Team Champion Helen Jenkins – 2 ITU World Champions Non Stanford –…

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