December 18, 2016

4 key principles I have adopted this year that have made me a better athlete.

1. Disassociation - or not being emosh

Not a conscious decision, but something I've noticed has happened as I've got older. If I have a bad session, it's forgotten about immediately, aside from a quick report back to coach. 

When I was younger I used to dwell. Training's training. It should not contain emotion and certainly not afterwards. Some sessions are good...

December 13, 2016

Seventh - I'll take that in a championship race in winter! With $100,000 in the prize purse and pay cheques for the top-10 (and I believe every one of the top 10 has won an Ironman event before), it was very competitive. Every minute a pro woman ran through the finish chute at the end, so it was a relatively tight affair (as I thought it might be). Whilst perhaps not every second counted, you certainly couldn't afford a mechanical or a...

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