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Wave Start: 7am Breakfast: Porridge with Banana & Honey. One slice white toast & 1 scrambled egg. Nutrition: One gel 10 mins before start Swim – none T1 – 200ml flat cola, 200ml water Bike – 4 High5 Orange gels, 2 powerbar cherry gels, 1 banana, 1 flapjack, 3 litres powerbar iso, 1 litre water. […]Read More
Goals: • Just finish! • Pace, moderate efforts at beginning of each leg • Have fun and don’t worry about time • Don’t be concerned with other athletes! Key For Success: • Good pacing in each leg, avoid going anaerobic too much. • Stay healthy, no upset stomach or cramps. • Don’t forget to refuel […]Read More
Last night I went for my last full half in training before the UK 70.3 on the 15th June. My aim was to get in one last run, and test some of the nutrition that is provided at the feed stations on the run split of the 70.3. I read the feed station supply list […]Read More
Per person: 250g venison shoulder steaks 125g chestnut mushrooms 1/2 red pepper 2 rashers smoked bacon 1/2 cup red wine 400ml beef stock 1 Large garlic clove 1 bay leaf 1 tsp thyme Dash of paprika 2 tbsp worcester sauce 2 tbsp plain flour 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Large handful of new potatoes […]Read More
After having a poor nights sleep last night, I missed my alarm this morning for my morning swim session. As an alternative I thought I would go at lunchtime. But where? After looking at this rather awesome online tool, , I thought I would give Total Fitness a try, as it isnt far from where […]Read More
Last weekend I was staying in Manchester, so on Sunday I decided to download the Heaton Parkrun route to my Garmin and give it a go. I have to say its the hilliest parkrun route I have done, but the park is great and I enjoyed it. It was only 10 mins and £3.80 on […]Read More
Per person: 50g Quinoa 50g Puy Lentils (Ready to eat) 1 Birds eye Chilli 1 Clove of garlic 1 Chicken Breast 1 Chicken Stock Cube 2 Spring Onions 3-4 Dried Apricots Spices: Paprika, Cumin Extras: Water, Extra Virgin Olive Oil These quantities are for one. If you want to make for more, multiply the above […]Read More
Today I tried a gym session to test the water with my injuries. I’m pretty sure I have a fractured rib, and some soft tissue damage below my shoulder blade. I have done a few sessions on my turbo trainer, which seems to be OK, albeit with some rib pain when breathing deeply or getting […]Read More
Today I discovered a voucher code for gettting a free (bronze level) British Cycling membership. You have to be a member of a club and use the code NEWCMRA at the checkout. I was previously considering using TrainingPeaks to track my training, as opposed to Garmin’s free tool, Garmin Connect, but i ruled it out […]Read More
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