Fighting fatigue…

OK, I admit, I’m not great at sitting still and not doing a great deal, in fact even on my so called rest day I’m sat here (at least that’s one thing) writing about triathlon! I struggle on rest days or lighter training weeks; despite reading and listening to many podcasts about the benefits of... Continue Reading →

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Kielder Off Road Duathlon

Last weekend saw me competing in my first race of the season…and my first off road duathlon in Kielder National Park, Northumberland. After taking up mountain biking in November last year I have become addicted to off road riding. Mountain biking is such an adrenaline rush from constantly changing to terrain to short and hard... Continue Reading →

Off season

The off season for some is probably loooong over but not for me which is why I’ve saved this blog post until now. I’m not going to lie I struggled with the off season at the start. It’s a weird feeling….finishing a 13 month long season with a big European Triathlon Race and then having... Continue Reading →

European 70.3 Championships Ibiza

Last race of the season European 70.3 Championships Ibiza. I’d had so many doubts about this race before I even boarded the plane…it had been one hell of a long season, I’d struggled terribly for motivation in the last few weeks and if I’m honest I questioned whether I should going at all. I’d kept... Continue Reading →

Triathlon and being a vet!

Working full time and juggling triathlon is common place amongst a lot of triathletes but there are certainly aspects of my job that don’t go hand in hand with the sport. Becoming a vet has been my ultimate goal since around the age of 5 or 6. My life revolved around it. I spent my... Continue Reading →

DNS and Wimbleball

I had planned to upload this blog next week after competing in this Castle Howard Gauntlet triathlon tomorrow. Unfortunately I’ve had to pull out at the last minute due to going down with a pretty horrific stomach bug last night. I’ll spare you the details but it’s left me with zero energy and feeling very... Continue Reading →

Quick catch up!

So much to catch up on! Sorry it’s taken me so long to write another blog, I had been doing so well with these monthly blogs and now I’ve fallen a bit behind.  I’ve been super busy and writing blogs has been on my to do list for weeks now but I just haven’t got... Continue Reading →

May

Sat here after another busy weekend on call (better not jinx it actually as it’s not quite over – I still have Sunday night to go before I can clock off tomorrow morning) I thought I would look back on my month of May. Weekends on call always leave me feeling a little down. They... Continue Reading →

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