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Your complete guide to triathlon, swimming, training and life in one website

Click on my Guide to Swimming link for training plans, tips & drills to help you improve your open water swimming for a triathlon.


Or if you fancy something different in the Guide to Life link you will also find tips, training plans and blogs on useful things like 'how to become better at cooking'.

October 1, 2019

During the summer, everyone seems to really enjoy training. Cycles over the weekend, open water swims, we make lots of progress & we become fitter and faster than the previous years. So why undo all of that hard work? 

Here are some tips on how to stay motivated du...

July 29, 2018

What to pack for your triathlon, what goggles to wear on race day. What energy gels to take for triathlon.

July 8, 2018

Are you going on your summer holidays and worried it is going to effect your training schedule?    

Here’s a bit of information and advice on what I do when I am away to help keep me on track.

Things you can do that do not cost extra


 As long as you...

June 18, 2018

Having mobility in your shoulders will not only help with your technique and power in your stroke, it will also improve your shoulders muscle and joint health.

The shoulder joint sacrifices stability for mobility, resulting in being one of the most mobile joints in...

March 12, 2018

Spending hours a week in the pool but not not seeing the benefits?

The structure you follow and the sessions that you do might not be the most beneficial for you.

For the average swimmer (who can swim continuously for at least 400m) I start them on a 3 times a week...

January 1, 2018

New year, new me right? 

Here are my thoughts on how I am going to improve in my swimming and stay focused.

1. Plan your workouts

More than usual I go for a swim not having thought out my session before I jump in. As I have not been training for events I haven't been foll...

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