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Improve My Running

How I improved my running in short 6 weeks?! From all the sports I have ever done, and I’ve done lots, from squash, football, handball to skiing and pole-vaulting, running was something I have never liked, purely because I was rubbish at it! It seems that whatever I did, I wasn’t going faster. Recently I’ve […]

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Ironman Weymouth 70.3 – Coaching/Training Plans

Triathlon Training Plan for Ironman Weymouth I reached out to Leszek after competing in a 70.3 in Aberfeldy and not being happy with my result. I signed up for Ironman Weymouth 70.3 because I wanted to better my time from Aberfeldy. The catch was, this would only allow for 3 weeks training and 1 taper […]

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A yearly strength training plan for triathlon

A YEARLY STRENGTH TRAINING PLAN I know most of you are in the middle of the racing season, but I thought you would like to know what are the plans for the Strength Training for 2019-2020 season. From September we will be moving into the anatomical adaptation phase. This is the best time to start […]

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The pivotal moment that decided my future

The pivotal moment that decided my future. Without this brief conversation with Joanna, I would not open Fitness Soul, I would not finish 3 Ironman Triathlons, and I would never be able to finish Celtman. Chances are, I would still be working in the pub, serving beer and wondering why others are making dreams come […]

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What I learned from my Celtman Xtri debut. Is it really only all about the blue t-shirt?

What I learned from my Celtman Xtri debut. Is it really only all about the blue t-shirt? It was one of those races when you plan to go fast and furious to be quickly humbled and forced into the full survival mode. Happy Celtman High Route finisher with his support crew. The only 40min into […]

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5 Stages Of Strength Adaptation in Triathlon

It often goes like this: A triathlete overhears that the strength training can make him faster and stronger. Better, he asks his mate, who was crushing last season, ”what’s your secret?””Strength training buddy!” – he hears the answer. So he starts his own routine, goes to the gym, hires pt. Unfortunately, most of the programs […]

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How to reach your potential?

Everyone can reach their potential. But only a few do. Those who do, are the people who are not afraid asking for help, they believe in the process, and they do the job done, day in, day out. They don’t believe in overnight success, they don’t fall for “the next best thing”. They simply stick […]

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Norseman 2019 – Bruce’s Training Update

Training update from Bruce Wilson – Norsman 2019 Bruce left with his support runner during Celtman 2017 I’ve been doing my strength and conditioning set by Les at Fitness Soul for the last 5ish months.  I’m a big believer in “real feel” training for @allxtri and similar events, by this, I mean that technically 2.5 […]

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Triathlon Strength Training Misconceptions

#1. I don’t have time for strength training!!!! Well, think about this. You don’t have time to add an hour to your weekly schedule… You will have a lot of time when you get injured. If you don’t add strength training and mobility to your training routine, at some point your body will break. If […]

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Best Cycling Climbs in Scotland #3 – The Yak

  Relive ‘hill repeats’