Category: Training

Blatant sexism really… 😡 But putting that to one side 00

Triathlon Alpe D’Huez Lots of training to do before I get to the start line, but then that’s half the fun right? I gather that this is quite a tough race… Makes it worth doing 😉 I have yet to …

My big race for 2019 Read More »

Nearly Christmas, the temperature here in the UK has fallen sharply and many of my friends have migrated in doors to their turbo’s. You will be pleased to know that this isn’t going to be another “Zwift” bashing post!! but …

Winter Training – How do you do it? Read More »

Really good video for correcting some common problems… Well at least they are common in my FS!! Head position, hand during the catch pushing down not pulling back and legs way to wide open (don’t go there… it’s childish!). Best …

Carrying a rucksack full of water in your swim? Read More »

I am no fan of Zwift… As anyone that either reads this blog or follows my Facebook page will know only too well by now! However even I have to concede that their recent announcement; a partnership with British Cycling, …

Zwift bites back with new partnership Read More »

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As you may already know, armed with me shiny new SMART turbo I attempted to join the virtual cycling world of Zwift. A rather disappointing experience to say the least. However after some badgering from my ‘friends’ I have decided …

SufferFest – a different take on virtual training Read More »

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A second attempt at falling in lust with Zwift… Nope that failed too. Not so much as a head turn or slight interest let alone lust, passion or love! I seem to have managed to get a bit further with …

Zwift the saga continues Read More »

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Having unpacked my fancy new turbo the obvious next step was to sign up for a trial with Zwift. It certainly seems all the craze and as a bit of techno Geek I felt compelled to explore it’s virtual tarmac. …

A first foray into Zwift Read More »

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A week into having borrowed a friends turbo and I am a convert! I can see that a turbo is not just for Winter but a great addition to all year round training. Imagine that many people are now shaking …

Getting to grips with the Turbo Read More »

Having bought my new toys it only seemed reasonable to learn how to use them (well an estimation anyway!) … With the help of the Internet, the power of Google and some witch like incantations, I worked out that my …

CSS and the three bears Read More »