So you want to do a triathlon? Great. Let’s do it. But, Oh… You’ve never done anything like that before – your idea of exercise is having to fetch the remote control. You can’t even imagine doing a whole triathlon, you probably can’t even do it… right? You would start out all excited, motivated. But
One of my goals for this year has been to increase my general strength. To be honest, it wasn’t really going very well, that was until I received this message from my good friend Kay Incorrigible, that’s me. And may be a tiny bit competitive? So game on. I mean…This is not a competitive exercise.
Milo the road bike woke up. As he looked outside his heart sank. He had to get across town for a morning spin class. But as he looked out across the yard, he saw snowflakes fluttering down settling into soft waves on the grass. This was a problem. Unlike Grant the cross bike, Milo’s tyres
This year I was proud to be chosen as an ambassador for the ChainLine Women’s Cycling Club. A program operated with the support of our local bike shops, ChainLine Cycle. As a fairly new cyclist and triathlete I love to encourage others to take the leap and try out new activities. Women tend to be
It’s the end of the season, all the hype is over. Everything we have been training for all year has come and gone and it’s common for athletes to fall into a bit of a ‘funk’ at this time of year. Suddenly our goals are all complete (for better or worse) and we don’t know
Training for Ironman is pretty much a full time job, it consumes your life for much of the year. Here’s five things I really didn’t fully understand before I started training for Ironman Canada. You are always… BUSY You are always, on your way to another workout! I was warned about the volume of training
I joined the Okanagan Masters Swim Club two years ago, after my first triathlon, and with a view to swimming across Okanagan lake. I had watched the masters sessions from the public lanes for a few weeks before I was convinced to give it a go (thanks Jeanette). I was sure I wasn’t good enough,
How do you become a faster runner without running? I didn’t really think it was possible until this summer, when I proved myself wrong – rather comprehensively. Running had never co9me easily for me and whilst there had been some limited improvement over the years, being “fast” appeared to be an unrealistic goal at best,