July 22, 2017

This is one of our favourite cakes to bake. It's packed full of almonds and eggs so is a fantastic protein fix. Protein is responsible for so many functions in our body, including building tissue, cells and muscle, as well as making hormones and anti-bodies. So when yo...

July 21, 2017

We came across this article and couldn't agree with it more so thought we'd share it!

It's all about what makes the best cycle stops. We'd love to know your favourite cycle stops (only because we want to go and eat cake!)  Let us know by commenting on this article or tw...

July 19, 2017

Chiltern 100 - Grand Fondo, 16th July 2017

Preparation is everything leading into a ride of 100 miles plus. However, even with the finest detail carefully planned my day didn't get off to a great start. 

Meet time 05:45am.

Alarm clock set 05:00am. 

Leave pho...

July 17, 2017

Just over two weeks to go until the OSB Events Outlaw Triathlon and I have just completed a high volume week before I start to taper. I tried a couple of different sessions this time; with the hot weather I decided to do a non-wetsuit swim, just in case wetsuits are ba...

July 17, 2017

We spent three days with a group of friends cycling the route and climbing the Passos (or Cols) of the Maratona dles Dolomites, the Italian equivalent of the Marmotte bike event in France.

These Passos are regular features on the Giro D’Italia too.  We also cycled the r...

July 14, 2017

Tapering this week, so short fast intervals including a short but hard swim and cycle on Tuesday, a hard but short run on Wednesday, then a cycle/run brick on Saturday. The cycle element was on the turbo trainer so sadly no café stop this week.

Training this week includ...

July 11, 2017

It has been “high volume week”, culminating in a circa four hour bike ride on Saturday, half the time at 10% and the other half at 20% above race pace; and Sunday was a long run day at just above race pace, somewhere between 14 and 17 miles.  Reason for the vagueness:...

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