Target HIM Running Power with STRYD, IM too

I’ve completed a few HIMs over the last 3 years and one Ironman. I’ve used the…

Hever Castle Gauntlet 2017 – Half Iron Distance & Glorious Sunshine

I’ve done Hever’s GAUNTLET Half-Iron distance triathlon a few times now. I seem to be losing the…

Season Finale and Demonstrable Effect of an Ironman (on me)

As Rotterdam’s ITU Final finishes the season for the Age Grouper triathletes, I await the tales of potential…

Post-Ironman training – 800w and a splash in a puddle

Whilst “ticking the Ironman box” and “getting the tattoo on a private part” may have been…

Ironman UK – Tick – Done – Got The T-Shirt

IRONMAN UK (BOLTON, 2017) Having gone though an ‘Age Group’ triathlon/duathlon phase in previous years it…

IMUK Bolton Weather – Journey Nears The End

I’ll take that weather. A little bit of everything more than I’d like (rain, temp wind)…

Ironman Journey : All over bar the racing…almost

This weekend just finished was nice and ‘easy’ with ‘only’ about 6.5 hours of training. Although…

Ironman Journey – My Grandma’s Toenail

Two posts in one title. You lucky people. My granny’s new rear cassette just arrived. 11-32T.…

Ironman Journey – TaaaaaaaaaaaPeeeeeeeeer

Finally, today marks the start of my 3-week taper. The 14/15 hours this week seems positively easy…

Ironman Journey: All SiSsed up and nowhere to go

The music lovers and more senior athletes amongst you will recognise the oblique reference in the…

Weekend Endeavours in Surrey – Training, Stuff and a sore bottom all for my Ironman Journey

I’ve had a rather enjoyable weekend training. If you are in the UK you might know…

IRONMAN JOURNEY: Fuelling & Some More Supplements

Before I start wittering on about gel, this is an interesting chart from QS EMFIT. It’s…

Ironman Journey: Body Fail: Garmin Fail

It seems that neither my body nor Garmin are infallible. No surprise there, really. My Ironman…

Ironman Build – The Shape of the Pear

I always thought that pears had quite a nice shape. But when applied to training ‘maybe…

What Run/Tri Training Devices Am I Using At The Moment? – Racing, Training, Ironman & Sleeping

It’s all well and good saying how wonderful products are but I think the truth comes…

My Ironman Journey: A Mouthful of Humble Pie Might Have Been Good For Me

In previous posts I have scoffed a little about ‘Zone 2 training’  which, by now, I…

My Ironman Journey: Running Shock / Impact / Braking

A mate has invited me on a 22 mile run next week. Oh dear. I don’t…

My Ironman Journey Continues: Gods, Gadget and Oil

The Greeks probably had a god of Ironman. S/he was probably called Brownlee, Jorgensen or Friel.

My Ironman Training Load – The Only Way is UP?

Another thrilling instalment of my IRONMAN JOURNEY, this time with a red AND blue chart.

Ironman Staffs 70.3 – 92% Full

I was thinking of sneaking this one into the mix. But at 92% full (source: triathlonbusiness)…