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2018 Racing Goals

The goals for this year are sub 5 hours for the half and sub 10 hours for the full distance and the place in the Silver Category 🙂 I have two planned Ironman races in 2018, Edinburgh 70.3 (again!) and Ironman Italy in September!   I will need to: Swim (3800m) – in around 60-65min […]

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…but you’re different, I could never do this”.

Nothing makes me angrier than a comment “…but you are different, I could never do this”. No, I’m not different. I’m just like you. I have my insecurities and doubts too, but I’ve learnt how to act, regardless. And yes, you can. You can run a marathon, you can swim 5km, you can be fluent […]

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Fighting with the ”I can’t be bothered” demons.

The night before the race I find 1000s why I should not go. The battle is furious and at the end, I must use all my willpower to set up the alarm clock for a stupid o’clock in the morning. And even then I may have a weak moment too. But I go anyway (My […]

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The Growth Is Never Regular!

“Success is a sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”  Robert Collier   The growth is never regular, linear. It’s more like a series of tiny ups and downs on an upward spiral. You may see daily improvements for some time, and you hit the plateau. The only constant must be your […]

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Stop Complaining and Be Happier!

Do you live in the UK? Are you healthy? Do you have a place to live? Do you have food on your table every evening?If the answer is yes for all above, you have just lost the right for complaining!That’s right. Stop bitching and mourning and start living!   You are one of the luckiest […]

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My unhealthy Facebook relationship and how I deal with it.

Facebook is an incredible tool, it helped me to launched and run my fitness business and to connect with other people, but it also has its dark side. It’s very addictive, and I’ve recently noticed that I am spending more and more time mindlessly scrolling down the screen in search for another dopamine hit. This […]

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Winter Training – 6 Months to Ironman 70.3 Edinburgh