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  • Beginner’s Triathlon Group Coaching - Dubai – starting 6th November! This could be you by January, exiting smiling from a swim! Starting November 6th, I will be running triathlon beginners sessions. If you are thinking of dabbling in triathlon and not sure how to go about it, this course will be for you. The sessions will vary from swim, bike, …
  • Biohacking - Why it matters to peri/menopausal athletes Here are some simple tips to help you through your training as a peri/menopausal athlete. We tend to follow so many online guidelines, or from a downloaded programme on Training peaks, or something that we’ve read on Goop! (I hope not). Below are some recommendations from Dr. Stacy Sims …
  • Hydration and 10000 steps - How to calculate your hydration Hydration is more of a marketing campaign than a scientific campaign – have you ever stopped to consider if you really need 8 to 10 glasses of water a day? This is the same myth and blunder as the recommendation of 10,000 steps a day. The magic number “10,000” dates …
  • Race to Weight - I say nutrition, as I do not believe in dieting. I needed to make some serious changes to improve my gut health, bloating and general feeling of lethargy and low energy.  This can be seen clearly in the photograph box, lower right. I was introduced to the Whole30 concept and did a 30-day programme, eliminating …
  • Race Fear and Open Water Swimming Anxiety - Race Nerves?How do they affect you? Do you perform better or worse? Do you get a newfound courage or does your race plan collapse? I’ve seen countless accounts from athletes online, and in person, where they stand on the beach before a triathlon swim start or an open water swimming race and drown in a …
  • Spain Training and Racing - During the summer, some of the team travelled to Spain to train and race.  We chose a triathlon in Pont de Suert, hilly, and a lake swim.  A first for all of us! I did a short distance: 950m lake swim 🏊‍♂️ 60km bike with 1200m elevation and 11% climbs ⛰10km flat 🏃‍♂️ Michelle did …
  • Sarah Barber – My First Triathlon - A couple of weeks ago, I completed my first triathlon event, it was at the J Club, Mina A Salam Hotel and it was an indoor triathlon. I decided to sign up as part of my training for the super sprint I signed up for in November. The indoor triathlon would provide me with an …
  • 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 …