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  • TRIATHLETE DIARIES – Aimée Middleton - Unperturbed by freezing water, rain, sleet, and wind, British triathlete Aimée Middleton took up the challenge to race in the Norseman. Based in Dubai, you could say her training ground was probably 3 times as hot as her race day. The Norseman is a race that they say is not for everyone but every hard …
  • Dietary Supplements and Fad Diets - Protein and Protein Powders How much time have you got? You’ll need a cup of coffee and a good couple of hours to read this. (Credit to Dr. Stacy Sims for some of this material and NESTA.) Have you ever thought about the supplement market and why it exists? In particular, protein powder is the …
  • Cycling – Beginners Class starts in March - If you can (sort of) ride a bike, without wobbling off into the bushes then this is the class for you. This class will help you to understand your bike, how it works, and what it can do for you. I will teach you how to use your gears, brakes, ride in a group with …
  • Newsletter – February 2022 - INTRODUCING HUDAISA Hudaisa (aka Huda) speaks about her experience as a cyclist and squashes people’s misconception about fuller figure athletes. “You should get her training wheels”. “How about a tricycle”. “How old is she?”. These were the remarks that I heard as I practised bike riding after many years with a friend. It somehow felt …
  • Bike Handling Skills - Anybody can go fast on the flat… but how good are you at stopping suddenly? Swerving, gearing, speed bumps, cattle grids and cornering? Can you turn around a cone (or on the cycle path) without unclipping and scooting with your foot? Come to my cycling class on the 22nd January, where you can meet other …
  • Women’s Triathlon Training Camp - If you are curious about triathlon, or if you are currently a triathlete and need a reboot for the season, this is the camp for you! The plan is to train hard, while learning new techniques and also attending some really interesting conferences regarding your mental and menopausal health. Triathlon Training Camp for Women Where:  …
  • Olympic Distance Training Plan (for Menopausal Athletes) now available! - This is a brand-new 12 week training programme for an Olympic distance triathlon. If you are a woman entering the peri-menopausal phase, or in the menopausal phase, and you are contemplating training for an Olympic triathlon, then this is the plan for you. The programme is fairly intensive, so you will need to have a …
  • Hamstring Pain - Physiotherapist, bike fitter, cyclist and triathlete Orla White chats to us about hamstring pain with a few practical tips. Let’s talk about hamstring pain. Have you ever had that pain located high up around your sitting bone?  Worse for the first few minutes of your run, then seems to disappear and then comes back towards …
  • Run Challenge – 100 Miles in February - Abu Dhabi based triathlete (and now serious runner!), Amita Das had her birthday month in February, and wanted to do a challenge. As local races kept getting cancelled and postponed, we wanted to avoid disillusion and also loss of motivation to train. So we set a different target, to run a total of 100 miles …
  • 2021 – What’s in it for you? - How much are you willing to invest in your health, well-being, and fitness? How much are you worth? It is a question you need to ask yourself, especially when your first thought is “it’s not the right time for me now”. When is the right time to get fit and healthy, attempt your first triathlon, …