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Are we nearly there yet?

Dear iPad,

I fear we are!! Blenheim is just the round the corner then we will be hitting Heaver sooner than you can say unprepared triathlete! I know that everyone says they haven’t training enough, to trust the plan, to focus the taper… But it’s at this precise moment that I am wondering about how good a shout it was to self coach. Nobody else to blame and what if I have got this hopelessly wrong?

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Time flies… Even if I don’t

Dear iPad,

Where has a month gone? Despite ever good intention to create a record of my (so called) “triathlon journey” it seems that a whole month has passed since I have put finger to glass. More worryingly my adventure up Alpe D’Huez is starting to feel much more close and with twelve weeks to go too close for comfort. So what’s been happening?

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Supplements? Really??

I must admit that I bought into the “Supplement Marketing Machine” too. You know that uber expensive tub of Protein supplement for £48 that you imagine is going to rock your body’s protein needs…

Just by chance I happened to check where today’s protein had come from in my diet, and I was amazed! Nothing special about today. Not a contrived study, just eating normal low fat low sugar moderate carb day… As you can see from the picture; the amount of value I got from the protein supplement was negligible 🤷🏻‍♂️

For goodness sake, even the yogurt I snacked on had more protein – and was a lot cheaper!!

Makes you think doesn’t it…