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Yes Man Challenge #2 – Triathlon

Yes Man Challenge #2 – Triathlon

After many months training our intrepid bunch headed off to Nottingham for the Speedo Big Triathlon. Our common goal was to complete the race and raise funds in aid of the Climb Any Mountain charity. My goal was to survive. It was a scorching hot day without a cloud in the sky but with a strong wind running up and down the course. I was both nervous and excited about the event, and our group all shared the same sense of anticipation, mixed...

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Embrace the Struggle

Embrace the Struggle

I’m struggling along at the moment. I’ve finally reached that point I knew would arrive at some stage. I’ve fallen behind on my blogging, I’m struggling to keep up my triathlon training, I’m juggling my trip planning and the day job is not giving me a chance to rest. I’m just knackered… All I want to do is curl up with a cup of tea and eat chocolate to comfort myself. Oh dear, poor me. Time to...

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5 Days of Recovery Time

5 Days of Recovery Time

After a crazy few weeks of work I’m in recovery mode. Whether it be working or training for an event, recovery time is important. I’m in sleeping, eating and relaxing mode at the moment. I’ve taken the last 5 days off to recover and relax. Tomorrow the work starts again. Contacting potential team mates, researching the route and stepping up the search for a vehicle. Along side these activities, on the more fun side are a...

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Triathlon Training – Overcoming My Swimming Fear

It’s been 6 weeks to the day since I accepted my Triathlon Yes Man challenge. Pretty much since that day I’ve found myself trying to find reasons not to do it. Sore this, dodgy that, whilst thinking up new injuries each time I’ve been in the gym. I even managed to get a wrist specialist to confirm I need an operation. Unfortunately this won’t happen until later in the year, well past my date with triathlon destiny....

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