Failure & the art of self-reflection

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts Winston Churchill 2 years ago this week I was part of team who tried to #RunThePeaks – a 450 mile non-stop relay between the three highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales. After 200 miles, just before ascending theContinue reading “Failure & the art of self-reflection”

Indoors vs Outdoors – a 24hr Challenge

I like to ask the really pointless questions, by and large it’s how all of my challenges start life, with the question  “Could I [insert ridiculousness]?” This time, with the countdown well and truly ticking for Race Across America next year, the question that struck me was “Could I go further indoors or outdoors?”…and soContinue reading “Indoors vs Outdoors – a 24hr Challenge”

Magnesium & Recovery

With my #PACE140 challenge underway and the increasing training load as I work towards the Race Across America in 2022, I’m keen to make sure I manage the DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) as best I can. I’ll be honest, I’m not the best at always taking time to focus on proper recovery – life is busy and often I’m off the bike straight on to something else.