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The Blissful Tiredness

I really like this feeling of blissful tiredness after the swimming, especially at the end of the strength-speed session. The shoulders and arms, knackered from the paddles. The legs, heavy from the fins. The scapula, tight, the abs hard and flat. The long and stretched body, with the balance a little bit distorted. The headlight […]

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Winter Training Tor The Triathlon (Middle and Long Distance)

So you have signed up for Ironman or Ironman 70.3! Well done. Now, whats next? It’s just end of November, beginning of December, cold, dark and wet. Christmas is just around the corner, and you really don’t feel like riding 100km on Saturday morning or run 2h on Sunday. And this is okay. Train less, […]

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What Can Jim Carrey Teach Us About The Failing?

When talking about his late father, Jim Carrey said that, whatever you do, there is always a risk of failing, so why not to fail when doing what’s your love?! There is nothing worse than compromising, living a small, secure life and at the end, to realize, that you had much more potential.Live big, dream […]

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Some things never change

Dark, cold and wet; end of November, Christmas is creeping in. Cheery music in the shops, decorations on the streets and the first Christmas tree in the early adopter’s window. Time to freeze the gym membership, stop exercising and indulge in cake. Everyone needs to put in a couple of kilos. No one wants a […]

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Potato Hack: How eating potatoes for three days helped with my gut health, cravings and burning the body fat?

After the last race of the season, my eating wasn’t right. I had too much alcohol and a couple of too many meals in the restaurants. And then there was a famous Indian breakfast buffet which had me chained to the toilet for the next couple of days… I needed a fix, very quickly. Potato […]

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Success is no accident

For many years I was using words like “talented” or “gifted” to describe people who exceled in their field, who were above the avarage. They were special, untouchable, made from a different clay. I could watch them but I would never sit with them at the table, I could never reach their level as I […]

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Tri #7 Lynn Hanley

An artist and sometimes a Triathlete. www.lynnhanley.com