What a week! First the Breca Gower Swimrun and then the Long Course Weekend Tenby. Both incredible events in the most gorgeous surroundings, with the sun shining and calm waters!! The Breca event consisted of: Run: 17.8km | Swim: 2.2km | Transitions: 8 | Total: 20km | Total Ascent: 560m … Continue reading 3 Events in 1 Week!
The next challenge is the Gower Breca Swimrun in July! So with my team mate Tom Richardson we have tried to get in the sea as much as possible and have started running in our wetsuits and swimming in our trail shoes! Crazy I know but what a way to experience our amazing coastline! Training is going well especially now the sea has warmed up a bit, we did our first open water 3K distance and felt good! All this training I think is starting to rub off! Ed, who is 9- did first proper sea swim tonight … Continue reading Just keep swimming…running…swimming..running
I have officially started the training plan now which means 20 weeks until the big event! It is a ‘Super Simple’ Ironman Training Plan written by Matt Fitzgerald (Endurance sports writer, coach and nutritionist). I followed his 70.3 plan which … Continue reading 20 Weeks and Counting!
Well I have finally made it into the pool ! Im only about 2 months behind everyone else, but hey ho I did it. Subsequent visits should come easier now. Having been reading a good Ironman swim for months, it … Continue reading 6 reasons your legs sink in Freestyle Swimming
Here’s a few links to some really interestings topics on the ironman training website. Very usefull if you are busy Mam or Dad trying to fit in training around life. Go check them out. Continue reading Some Useful posts from Ironman training