Arousal and Performance

So the title of the blog caught your attention, huh? Someone from the club a couple of weeks ago was explaining to me that they get so worked up before a race that they make mistakes, such as adopting a poor pacing strategy or poor technique, which has a negative effect on performance. Someone else … Continued

Keeping it real…and fun!

Around this time of year, with all the big races upon us, it is very easy to start taking yourself a bit too seriously. There is nothing wrong with being ambitious and working hard to reach the goals you set when you were putting together your annual plan during the off season. But if your … Continued

Check out those results!

I continue to be amazed at the level of performance that a number of you are reaching this year. We had club members competing in no less than three different triathlons over the weekend! I have spoken to some of those who competed at Fritton Lake on Sunday and got the lowdown on how people … Continued

Weekend round up

Wow, what a great weekend of racing! The Blenheim Triathlon was run over both Saturday and Sunday. I headed out there on Saturday to watch our girls race. Sarah Deeney and Karla Shield competed in their first triathlons and both had great races. Claire Tomlinson competed in her first sprint distance triathlon and also did … Continued

An action packed weekend!

We have an exciting couple of weekends ahead with two of the countries biggest triathlons taking place in the two of the most spectacular settings. The Blenheim Triathlon is this weekend followed by the Windsor Triathlon next weekend. I have yet to race Windsor but I can at least give a few tips about racing … Continued