10 reasons why I am running 10 miles every day in September

  It’s just after 6am on a Saturday morning, my heart is pounding, my legs are hurting and I’m feeling slightly dizzy but I must go on…I cannot give up…quitting is NOT an option. All of a sudden my living room door bursts open and rushing in come two little monsters screaming “Daddy!!! From the…

What the **** is #FitTeam16?

I wonder how many people have been asking this question recently? I also wonder how many people have been thinking that it’s an exclusive club that they can’t join…WRONG!!! THIS pretty much sums up #FitTeam16… So you could now just stop reading and get involved with the latest challenge or you can carry on and fully…

What Will You Be Doing When You’re Sixty?

  Maybe you’ve thought about it, maybe you haven’t…maybe you’re thinking about the answer right now. If you were sixty and in Mallorca you’d probably be on holiday with your husband or wife, relaxing in the sun with your favourite book and a glass of Rioja. Would “being the fittest I’ve ever been” be the…

Closing Many Chapters of My Life – Ironman Austria 2015

Deep huh?!? Yes, yes it is but what ‘Ironman 2015′ (as it was originally known back in 2012) means to me is deep. This wasn’t just a race, not just another event…this one was big and I’ve used it to try and move on with my life. I’ve always been an achiever, a go-getter, a…

George’s Journey – Part 1 (As seen in Obstacle Race Magazine)

  When most people nowadays hear the word ‘journey’, they think of X-Factor and the journeys that some of the contestants that cry at every opportunity have gone through to be on national TV or they think of the crap band whose song should never have been brought back to life but that’s my opinion….

I need your help in becoming an online personal trainer…

    Being an online personal trainer…right, where do I start? So many people have become online personal trainers and yet in 2015 I still am not one. Ever since 2010 I’ve been motivating people on twitter and facebook with challenges and tweets that I’ve used to get you guys exercising or at least thinking…

I thought I knew how to conquer obstacles…then I met ‘The Beard’!

I’m becoming more and more involved in the Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) community, learning about the different races available, the different teams that you can represent, and the ‘in’ clothing for different terrains/weather. One thing that I like that OCR do really well is the photographs. What I mean is most races like marathons and…

He inspires me – George’s Journey

“We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill On the 19th July this year I stood next to a huge man at a Spartan Race training day in Cambridge and I asked him what his story was. George Trotter replied to me that he…

Sam The Junior Spartan – AROO AROO AROO!!!

Continuing on from the original post > Pushy Parent? Pushy 4 year old more like! 🙂 So Sam has recently turned four and 15 days later we find ourselves down in Pippingford Park ready for his first race…well apart from his egg and spoon one at nursery school sports day, this was his first race and…