My Ironman Training Hacks

“Swim, bike, run…. eat/sleep/work… swim, bike, run…” It’s official – I have entered Ironman Western Australia (yeow!) and the #IMWA2017 training carousel has begun. My life is now officially training, Read More

Operation Balance

So… It’s six months to #IMWA. Six. Months. Say, what? Right. As it turns out, I can’t put training off any longer. I can’t avoid getting in the pool. I Read More

Team Life

At face value, triathlon appears a sport for individuals. Even in ITU when country codes appear blazoned across the chest and back, it is rare that team tactics initiate any Read More

Quality vs.Quantity

A major element of progression and success in triathlon, as in any endurance sport, or almost any refined skill, for that matter, is consistency. The daily grind of repetitive motion Read More

The Rise of Charlotte McShane

Looking for a change, in the form of a better lifestyle and improved weather, the triathlon-crazy McShane family left their home in Wick, in the north of Scotland, bound for Read More

T-minus 24 weeks

What a month! It has been pretty crazy in shenanigans land lately, and it seems like the airport has become my new hangout. And while it has been loads of Read More

Operation – Gains

Since the big return of the long course mojo and since making the official commitment to #IMWA2017 (click here for a recap), it’s been an eventful couple of weeks in Read More

Something’s Brewing

Back in December last year, after Ironman 70.3 Ballarat, I had a fire in my belly. I had just completed another Ironman 70.3 and had finally put it all together Read More

My foray back to short course

I recently read a quote shared by a popular tri coach on Insta, #quoteoftheday – ‘The days you are most uncomfortable are the days you learn the most about yourself.’ Read More

Cross- Training Tips

We all know it what it’s like. It begins with that familiar mixture of denial and reality. You know you shouldn’t attempt to go for your run. You harbor a Read More

The Real Deal

“Where your focus goes, your energy flows” – this is one of the most powerful things the outstanding Tony Robbins has taught me. Focus on what you don’t want, and Read More

A Little Perspective

A few years ago, back when I was just starting out in triathlon, I went along to a focus group session – a session to talk about all things triathlon. Read More

Hola! It’s been a while

More on this in a bit, but the latest and greatest from shenanigans land is that I’ve signed up for a short course triathlon – Race 4 of the Victorian Read More

My ‘Aha’ Moment

Triathlon: noun, an athletic contest consisting of three different events, typically swimming, cycling and long-distance running. My definition of triathlon: noun, an honest sport, where you only get out what Read More

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