London Triathlon – Do as I say and not as I did!

The title refers to my approach to my injury and illness with reference to the London Triathlon 2012. I did my best to let my body fight the illness by not training and getting plenty of rest when I was ill and by icing, stretching and massaging my injured calf/Achilles I hoped it would be in a better state,…

First Triathlon at 57 years young – Part 1 from the trainer

Caroline MacKinnon is a mother of three who runs a business in Wandsworth selling school uniform. I met her when I was working for British Military Fitness (BMF) from 2005-2008 as she was one of the Wandsworth 9.30am group. I didn’t really know her that well as most of the time when the class starts you…

London Duathlon – What a way to start the ‘5×50 Challenge’.

The ‘5×50 Challenge’ is for people like you to walk, jog, run or cycle 5km for 50 days in a row and it started today…I did 59km’s! A ‘Duathlon’ consists of two disciplines with a cycle and a run being the most common but sometimes the organisers are nasty and they put a run before…