Beat the December Blues

  Both as a Coach and athlete I find this time of the year and particularly December a challenge when it comes to training, planning training, keeping the motivation and at the same time enjoying the festive season the way it should be enjoyed.     There are many reasons...

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That time of the year!

I never really like this time of the year! Kids go back to school, our local outdoor pool closes, the nights draw in, the weather starts to change and no real races left to go. So its time to catch up with a few things and then start to plan...

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Back To Earth With A Bang

So its now 2 weeks since Kona IM and just 3 days since returning home. It is true that the bigger and better the trip the harder it is to return back to normality. We did have a fantastic trip, actually I can honestly say it was the best trip...

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Kona Diary – Its all over!

6 am on our final day in Hawaii, looking out over the ocean and reflecting on what to say and were to start. Has this trip to Kona been what I had hoped for and worth the time, effort, sacrifice and money? Simple answer is yes. Actually it has surpassed...

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Kona Diary – Day 12

Tomorrow is Race day! As I sit here in my Condo looking out over the sea, the sun has just set but the waves are still crashing in and I am am scared and excited at the same time! But now it really is in the hand of the Gods...

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Kona Diary – Days 10 and 11

Before I came out to Kona this time I really thought that I would have so much spare time that I would be able to catch up with lots of things I need to do!! As it turns out all it has been so full on with just doing stuff...

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Kona Diary – Day 9

Sorry but it is going to have to be a day just for photos as its getting late and past my bedtime – 8pm !! Morning swim with stop at the Blueseventy boat for a quick coffee   Relaxed breakfast at Huggos Oscar getting ready for the Ironkids 1 mile...

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Kona Diary – Day 8

Today was special. Beautiful morning that we set out to swim the IM course. The plan was to start together with Dorte, Oliver, Oscar and Mette but then at the 1km point only myself and Oliver would continue out to the 1.9km half way.  When we got there there was...

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