Category: Fitness

Fitness

They say races are won in the winter…

There’s a loose saying amongst cycle racers that their (summer) races are won in the winter… and what they mean is that, rather than putting their feet up in front of a warm fire, they put in the hard yards, early starts and long hours over the winter months to make sure that they’re in …

Fitness, Triathlon Training

Measuring and tracking my Triathlon fitness

Understanding how my fitness is improving is, I feel, critical to my preparation for the Ironman undertaking. There are a variety of tests involving pull-ups, planks and push-ups, which measure muscular strength, but those should come as a result of the triathlon training, so I’m not going to consider those. However, short of putting myself …