Category Archives: Tips

Road to recovery and staying sane

You could tell me anything and I will do it, if it helps with getting back racing again. This is a triathlete crutch. You can tell them anything to enhance their performance and they will try it. It’s early in … Continue reading

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The mystery behind the broken toe ….

Yesterday I finally went to the Doctor. I took an appointment at the Rosebank Center for Sport Medicine and Orthopedics. What a great place. Physios running around and lots of Sport Memorabilia hanging of the wall. I felt at home. … Continue reading

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Solving the constant hunger and avoid sleeping under my desk

Reading and research helps a lot. Except if you are so tired at night that you can not focus on the pages. But I have taken some steps to heart, reading comments from the pro athletes and researching some dietary … Continue reading

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Nutrition plan plus 10 600kJ

Currently the nutrition plan is in its works. I have with me plus 10 600kJ that needs to be consumed Day before plan I will start with a huge breakfast. Bacon, eggs etc No Fiber. Followed by huge pasta lunch … Continue reading

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It is time

The time has come. Currently sitting in the OR Tambo airport in Jhb sporting my compression socks and newtons. Not in shorts but in jeans 🙂 The excitement is there with a bit of nervousness. Irulan my trusty bike is … Continue reading

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Building up the TSS

I am using TrainingPeaks for the last year. What an awesome tool!!!! Especially the TSS scoring. For the 1st couple of months I did not pay much attention to it. Then I saw in the Performance Dashboard the results and … Continue reading

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Change of plans BDT

I changed my plans from the long run too a confidence booster. I read in an article to do a Big Day Training 3 weeks to your race. Today that happened. It started of with a 5k swim in wetsuit. … Continue reading

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