Newsflash! Man completes his second triathlon – with nearly zero training. And pays the price! At the beginning of April I travelled to Skipton to meet up with JJ, Sara and Belinda to tackle the Skipton Triathlon (sprint distance). We signed up to this last year and I for one had the idea to do … More The Skipton Triathlon Sprint
Go back to 2009 and I would have said I could swim, to a degree, and that I favour front crawl. That was before I learnt to actually swim and what I was really doing on the few occasions that I would go swimming was splash a lot and not go very far. Then … More Front crawl eludes me, still!
Completed my first every Triathlon! It was a beautiful day for it and the route around Arundel was fantastic. I am still in shock just how warm the Lido was – 30 C! I completed the Sprint distance; 400m Swim, 19k Ride, 5k Run. Now to start planning full distance event!
Rain yesterday has caused the River Bradford to overflow its banks around Youlgreave. We have some lakes that aren’t usually there! For some reason I decided today would be a good day for a longer run – so added a section of Lathkill (from near Congleton bridge back towards Allport) … More Flooding and Running…
I’m not into New Years resolutions, but I do believe that setting goals is a good thing; I know I work harder and am more committed to goals that I have set and (importantly) publicised! So here be some goals I have set myself, and which, luckily, all work together. 10k – Brighton – April … More 2016 Goals
Nothing sucks more than having the time, motivation and desire to exercise, only to suffer an injury that stops you from doing it. Lately it seems every week I have a new injury and I’m not sure why*. It all started a few weeks back (about 5 weeks ago) when I was getting back into … More Plagued by injuries..
Summary: I bought a fitbit. I hope to get more active and lose some weight. It looks like this: Yes, its a funky looking piece of kit. If you want the long version: So my very good friend and mentor +jj Thornton is a junkie for data. He records the details of his activities and health … More Jumping on the Fitbit bandwagon..