Brett Sutton interview (Part1), IM talk episode 240

This is a LONG LONG interview, so I decided to try and summarise the main points that Brett makes in this interview. Please remember he is talking from a long course triathlon point of view, in the most part.

Brett Sutton is lead coach with team TBB. Read More

Opticians helps athlete with sight on success

AN OPTICIANS in Wellingborough is sponsoring local triathlete Melanie Ryding as she represents Great Britain at international level. Read More

Even I am not invincible!

I learned a few valuable things this week. It’s been a tough tough week, both work, training, and socially. I also have had my boiler break down – big financial stress, throughout this week I have come to learn a few things (through reflection, at the time I was NOT seeing it this way!) Read More

The philosophy behind Strength and conditioning

This is based on a seminar I attended recently by David Sutton, UKSCA Accredited Strength Conditioning Coach and Sport Science consultant. This is my interpretation on the information I received. It’s certainly worth a read, I was surprised how interesting and engaging he was. He backed up all this theory with scientific research and practical demonstration. It’s kind of hard to get it all in, so I will summarise. Read More

Cross Country Frost Bite!

Well not quite, but it was -6 on Sunday for the Three counties cross country race 3. Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! If I was not the secretary, trust me, I would have thought twice!!

Weekend so far: Read More

Resistance workout at home

Today I looked out of the window and thought eeeeeeuuugh!! I was due to cycle to the gym at 6am to do a strength workout. But the snow and icy weather put me right off! had I had the car this morning I would have gone no problem! Yes, even I have ‘cant be bothered’ moments!

I do have resistance workouts for home use on my web site http://www.melanieryding.co.uk/ with some downloadable ones in the members section. However, I didnt think that was enough for me any more. Those ones didnt involve weight and I am now getting quite strong. Read More