Choosing a hydration drink

This year I’ve been lucky enough to work with OSMO nutrition on a number of education and writing projects. OSMO has been a breath of fresh air in the industry and is already a favourite of many pro triathletes such as Dan Hugo and Bevan Docherty among others. What I’ve learned is that there is…

Fat burning supplements

The good the bad and the ugly of products reporting to be “fat burning” supplements recently published in Cycling fitness magazine as part of a longer piece “Kick start your fat burning this winter”. If I was to write something about all the supplements claiming to improve fat burning it would fill a phone book….

The mental wall

Probably the one thing everyone will encounter at some point during an ultra distance race is negativity. This may range from: “the guy behind is catching me, I might not win, I should stop” to “I’m exhausted I just can’t do this” to “why have I wasted my life doing this, everything is hopeless”. This…

Reflections and directions following Norseman

Following Norseman I have needed to reflect on my future more quickly than I may have otherwise wished, considering my own long term athletic and personal goals as well as Jennifers. Two things have motivated me athletically over the years. At first it was going fast as possible at Ironman. I don’t really know why…

Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon Report 2014

“It was at that point I realised just how much the black T-shirt means and nothing mattered anymore but getting to the top.” My Inspiration If you never really invest yourself in a project, you can never hope to achieve the same level of result or the same level of satisfaction as if you do….

Norseman camp review

My 10 days in Norway was in the end both an incredible experience and productive. Going in to it injured I was delighted to be able to train hard and recover getting in some key run sessions I doubted I could. I have trained on the entire course from Eidfjord to Gaustatoppen and can confirm…