It’s no secret that I love swimming, riding and running… Triathlon has brought so much happiness to my life (as cliche as that sounds) that I would love everyone to experience a little bit of the same joy. I do realise though that not everyone has the time or desire to train for three sports, … More 6 Reasons to Join The Parkrun Fun
So I’ve had a pretty inspiring weekend, I don’t actually know where to start or who to write about. Do I write about my colleague who 3 months ago declared herself ‘not a runner’ but said she wished she was? She then started putting some little jogging intervals into her walks and increased the run distance … More With Passion and Purpose
An open letter to my friends competing in their first long course races this weekend (and also to those whom it isn’t their first, but they need reminding just how awesome they are). Dear Friend, Firstly congratulations, 99% of the population wouldn’t have done what you did, committing to signing up for such an incredible … More An Open Letter
Start now. Start where you are. Start with fear. Start with pain. Start with doubt. Start with hands shaking. Start with voice trembling, but start. Start and don’t stop. Start where you are and with what you have. Just… start. It may seem easy for me to say this now, once you’ve actually started it’s … More The Start is What Stops Most People
Think of your first triathlon, do you ever wish you had known back then what you know now? There’s three sports, umpteen distances and a whole lot of questions. Here’s a compilation of tips and tricks from the experts… And by experts I mean real people like you and me, tri newbies, experienced triathletes with … More Things I wish someone had told me from the beginning…
Recently I contacted a few of my tri friends to see if they could contribute some hints and tips on training and racing for my next blog post. I haven’t finished compiling that list yet but let me tell you, it’s going to be great! Anyway, one of the things that struck me when I … More The more she learned, the more she realised she did not know.
Well it’s nearly one week on from Noosa Tri, most of the 8000 competitors have cleared out of Noosa, the fences have been dismantled, the blue carpets rolled away and the tri dust has settled for another year. There were so many stories of success and triumph over the weekend it was phenomenal and inspiring. … More Strive for progress not perfection
Over the past 18 months the Noosa Aquatic Centre has almost become my second home. Between swimming, water running, strength and treadmill sessions I seem to spend a lot of time there. As I shuffled in at 5.30am this morning I was greeted with a friendly but concerned face, ‘why do you look so tired?’ … More Y’s a crooked letter and Z’s no better… Why we Tri