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Enjoying your off-season? Read THIS first.

The alarm clocks shatters your deep sleep. Through squinting eyes the room looks dark. Very dark. Surely it’s too early to get out of your cosy warm bed on a cold morning to train. Your arm – which has been outside the blankets – is freezing. You think “Screw it. I don’t have a race […]

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40 Things I Never Told You

A deeply personal post for once! I’ve seen a few of these posts over the years but have never written one myself. So I thought it would be fun to turn the tables on myself for once. I’ve exposed a few personal stories over the years (here and here) but I’ve never written anything like […]

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If Not Now, When?

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt When work settles down. When the kids are a bit older. When the kids go to primary / high school When cricket / football / netball / footy season is over. When we aren’t short-staffed at work anymore. When I’m not […]

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9 Books Every Triathlete Should Own

9 Books Every Triathlete Should Own

What was the last book you read? Can’t remember? That’s understandable. Between work, family and training, it’s hard to find time to do anything else these days – let alone read! Even a lifelong book worm like me – Hi, my name is Jen and I’m a bookaholic – struggles to find time to read. But […]

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Which Wind Trainer Should I Buy?

This is a question I’m regularly asked. And it’s no surprise there is so much confusion. There are a huge number of different types of wind trainers available at a variety of prices, ranging from the very cheap to the very expensive. And if you’re new to them, there doesn’t appear to be any real […]

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