#124 Headwinds and hills – it’s about how old you FEEL right?

It’s been a long 2 weeks.  So long in fact, I actually aged (at least) a year, but, as @jbagspt cleverly pointed out on my Facebook page, I didn’t actually get any older (in triathlete years).  It’s sort of a double-edged sword – on the one hand, after some point (maybe 21?) no one really wants to get older any more do they?  But on the other hand…..aging up in triathlon years has (theoretical) advantages. At some point (although looking at […]

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#122: There’s wisdom in listening (I hope)

Welcome to the balancing act: the phase of training where things are starting to go well and the results of a string of hard work are beginning to show BUT the risk of over-training is real and starting to get vocal. The last two weeks have been about the continued march upward in both training volume and intensity.  Overall, things have gone according to plan.  I’ve continued to steadily ratchet the hours and miles upward without any significant injury…..until. On […]

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#121 – Positively Contagious – the funny way things work out.

The last couple of weeks have been very interesting and maybe even enlightening for me – from my professional “world” right through the charitable “world” and into the world of training.  It’s never a bad thing (entirely) – because there’s always something to be learned from the situation you’re in – but there are moments that just make you scratch your head and wonder.  Unfortunately the stories are not even worthy of blogging about – but the results are; that’s […]

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