So I really LOVE Granny Smiths. Not the apples, but when the training session goes green on Training Peaks (the software my coach uses to plan sessions)… Like I really love them to the point where I know it goes green if you complete within 20% of the set task. * Side note- Yellows annoy … More The balance between discipline, excuses and “real life trumps all”
Flights home are perfect for writing race reports, so this race reflection has been done in record timing. Before I launch into the longwinded account of the day, and may lose some readers along the way I just want to say thank you to each and every person in my life. My family, friends, boss, … More Ironman Cairns 70.3
As the nights get longer, the days shorter and arm warmers start appearing from the depths of our activewear drawers, we are reminded that Winter is fast approaching. Being careful and smart about Winter training isn’t just about wearing a wind vest and toe warmers, or ensuring your bike lights are bright enough to be … More How To Win This Winter
I wrote this article a while back, but as triathlon season is ramping up and temperatures are dropping fast, now is a good time to ensure you are getting everything your body needs. Non-endurance athletes need a huge amount of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients for everyday living. The number of processes the human body undertakes every … More Supplements For Endurance Athletes
Last Friday morning it was about 7.50am, I was at work and the boss’s 4 year old son was in at the pharmacy waiting to be dropped preschool. I was chatting to him as we opened the doors and set up the shop… Me “hey Bruce, guess what I’m doing on the weekend?” Bruce “what?” … More Kingy Tri… Makin a Comeback
The grass is always greener on the other side right? For the last four and a half months I have been pining over running. There were times when I wondered if I would ever be fixed, if I would ever pound the pavement again. Due to tearing my plantar fascia (a ligament in your foot) … More What’s So Good About Running Anyway?
I saw a post on Instagram over the weekend that really resonated with me. Think about it. Who do you encounter in a day, and what affect do you have on their lives? My job for example, I’m a pharmacist, take away the medicine (that might actually make them feel better) but if they come … More Ripples
They say everything happens for a reason, I am not 100% sure what the reason was that I got injured, nor am I 100% recovered yet. But the moonboot is off, there’s light at the end of the tunnel in terms of a return to training, and I have had a chance to reflect on … More Light in The Dark: 10 Lessons I’ve Learnt From Injury
Every single part of me wishes I wasn’t having to write this post, or wear the moonboot that is on my foot. In my last post Dream It. Believe It. Live It. I explained my upcoming races and how excited I was to put all the training from the last couple of months to the test. … More Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff, and It’s all Small Stuff.
A few weekends ago I had the pleasure of cheering and spectating at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships. Watching the best in the world compete in my favourite sport on home turf was inspiring, especially as several of my training buddies and friends were racing. Having watched first hand their dedication to training pay off, … More Dream It. Believe It. Live It.