Pleshey and Essex Half Marathon

Pleshey and Essex Half Marathon

Everyone loves the underdog… On Sunday I donned my best BBQing outfit. I cooked over 250 bacon rolls for a group of hungry runners and spectators.   Why?   In my village we host the Pleshey and Essex Half Marathon for Springfield Striders. I’m a part of our village...
What’s it like to do your first triathlon – Ironman 70.3

What’s it like to do your first triathlon – Ironman 70.3

My First Triathlon It was an Ironman 70.3 in Vichy, France,  I can remember my first triathlon it in every detail. Like I remember the birth of my children. That might sound cliche, but something different was born in me that day. The fear of the 1900m open water swim...
A lesson from an Orca Whale…

A lesson from an Orca Whale…

Lessons from an Orca Whale? After coming back from the US there were a few occasions I’d eaten so much I felt like Whale, but that’s not it. One of the big parks in Florida is Sea World. Is it a fantastic place. It’s like an an Aquarium on steroids. Educational and...

I’m broke…

I’m writing this email on the plane back to Blighty. I’m returning from a family holiday in the good ole USA in Florida. I’m physically slightly heavier and also financially lighter than when I went out! I had a great time but I but there was some...

Use it or lose it…

Use it or lose it… After coming back from my fitness conference this weekend in Blackpool, I do a couple of things. Check there are no incriminating pictures of me dressed in lycra (what happened in Blackpool stays in Blackpool!). Digest what I’ve learnt and how it...

Don’t tell anyone but…

I hope you’re having a great evening, just a quickie before a shoot out for dinner. I’m up in sunny Blackpool at the moment (it’s pouring outside!). Im here on a the International Fitness Showcase fitness weekend for geeks like me and people who just like...