Author Archives: Carina

Protein (grilling a chicken breast doesn’t make me happy)

It is often said that diet is 80% of reaching your fitness goals, and whilst I’m not sure it’s that high (getting enough sleep plays a big role too) it’s certainly more key to achieving the results I want to … Continue reading

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Being stronger

About four months ago, I decided I wanted to learn how to lift weights – proper, big weights. I’ve been training twice – three times per week since then, and I’m loving it. When I tell people, I get one … Continue reading

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Being prepared

Before I changed jobs a few months ago, I used to do a lot of presenting on front of groups of people.  When I first started doing it, I would take hours to prepare my presentation material, and go over … Continue reading

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On lessons learned

Training for this triathlon has taught me a number of things about myself – primarily, that I’m crap at blogging – but also about what I can do when I set my mind to it. Here’s an example: when I … Continue reading

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Holy crap, everything hurts

Guess that means I need to do a lot more work 😉 Aiming to get my training plan sorted by the end of today – watch this space.

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VLT Training Day

So, today I attended the Virgin London Triathlon Training Day – and survived. Victory is mine! I wasn’t sure what to expect, and I was a bit concerned that the coaches would be pushing us to go harder, faster… which … Continue reading

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On success

Success is an interest concept. It’s easy to think of success in terms of specific, measurable goals; the achievement of things that can be photographed, or documented; for example, the completion of a triathlon, or passing an exam – both … Continue reading

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