Every human needs sleep. It’s a necessity for us to survive. But for a physically active human, the importance of sleep becomes enters a whole different level. There are many things that an athlete cannot control around their performance, things such as the weather, work and family events affecting training. Physical factors are something that […]
A trip to Paris, for me, is always going to be exciting, but throw in a trip to Disneyland as well and now it becomes magical. This was the 3rd time John and I have competed in the Run Disney Weekend and each time seems to get more fun than the last. Run Disney Weekend […]
Water plays a highly important role within the body, whether you are exercising or not. However, the need of water within your body is elevated as soon as any additional activity and demand is placed on your body, such as exercise. Water has multiple roles within the body, more so than just quenching your thirst. […]
Are you looking for something sporty for your staff, colleagues or business? Have you considered entering a triathlon, cycling challenge or running event? More and more companies are looking to sport as way of team building, motivating and energising their employees and this blog post explains a little more about why you should at least […]
Anyone who knows me knows I love riding my bike. But if I am honest, I prefer sunshine and shorts weather to ride in rather then the cold, damp dark days we get a lot of in wintertime. Having said that I do love an adventure. So when the weather isn’t as ideal as I […]
Now that Christmas is finished and everyone is on the mend from that terrible flu, too much shopping, too much family, or all 3, it is time to start thinking about getting back to fitness. I have decided this year to join in with all the other non-drinkers and attempt what has been commonly known […]
As I ring in the New Year I sometimes feel the need to make unrealistic resolutions I never seem to stick with. I set out with good intentions but then forget about them somewhere between January and February….sound familiar? So this year I have decided my ethos for New Years will be simple, it will […]
Sports induced asthmatics just have to be a bit more cautious with the cold weather.
The small but very enjoyable highlight of my day this time of year is having a warm cuppa, in bed, before I rise and shine. Sometimes it is at 5am, sometimes it is at 6am when I like to indulge in this yummy, must-have treat. You see I definitely will choose caffeine before sleep anytime […]
Wednesday was more paperwork and computer work but Marsha and I had entered the first VOTwo evening triathlon at Eton. We have done a few of these vents over the last two seasons and they are great races, well-organised and low-key so perfect training for Marsha as she prepares for the European Champs in Kitzbuhel, Austria.