23Jun/100

Swim Equipment

Swimming is a great activity and obviously for us on the Western Hemisphere, a very attractive one, now that summer has more or less arrived! For serious swimming, i.e. doing laps or swimming in open water at a reasonable pace, you can use a number of things that will be useful in your training.

Funnily enough I was reading a blog on another site recently about swimming where they started out with reminding people that you needed a swimsuit... that is going one too far I think, I would ... Read More

26Jul/090

Livestrong – a great site!

Being a fan of any rider in the Tour de France but definitely one that admires the amazing performance Lance Armstrong has just shown - I obviously had to check into his Livestrong project.

To my surprise, it's not just about a way to gain funds for his project, but the site is really good. If you are looking for all sorts of good calculators or tools, even a way to track your progress - then have a look at http://www.livestrong.com/tools. You can register and keep a profile if you ... Read More

9Jul/090

Tour de France

I have to admit to being a huge fan. And this year it's gotten even better - not only have we survived years of doping, spiralling out of control, but we now have Twitter! It all adds to the ability to keep track of what is going on, all afternoon/evening long.

Personally, I have always used the Tour as a great training tool. Yeah, you heard me right, training tool. I am obviously not in the same league as the guys out there battling it away over 100;s km - but I can DEFINITELY ... Read More

   

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