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DO’s and DON’Ts for the Ironman Taper

With just under four weeks to go to the big race I’m just starting to feel the tingles of a few nerves, and I imagine that will only get worse! So I’ve been thinking about a few taper DO’s and … Continue reading

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Sleep, where fore art thou?

The new baby has really taken up lot of time over the last two weeks. I’ve been mulling over this post while doing dishes, making up the bottles, changing nappies, but I’ve finally found a few minutes to actually sit … Continue reading

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What to do on the Baby Break?

We are now the proud owners of a brand new baby girl! I’m pretty sure we have the complete set now. Four kids, two parents. Yep. That seems like plenty. I’m being lined up for the snip but my excuse … Continue reading

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Who’s up for 180km on Father’s Day?

I’m thinking about doing something really stupid this weekend. A 180km ride. On Father’s Day. This should come as no surprise really. I’ve got a history of doing stupid things – signing up for Ironman New Zealand is a perfect … Continue reading

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Ironman and the Baby: The Perfect Storm

Baby. Work. Training. It’s all coming to a head. I feel pretty stupid. In hindsight, I should have predicted this. I should have been prepared for this! Three major situations. Each increasing in intensity. All converging on the same date. … Continue reading

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