Simon Says: I’m back and raring to go. The Get out of Shape plan has worked a treat and after a long season the trip to Kona fired up my enthusiasm for all things triathlon. So first up I wrote a short post about some of the lessons I learned from watching the Age Groupers

Simon Says, Drop It!

Monday, 14 April 2014 by

Simon Says Drop It: With spring arriving I’ve heard a lot of athletes complaining about the fact that they don’t seem to have improved much over the winter despite their hard training.Well it may be that rather than doing more, there are some things that they need to drop. If you have a look at

Simon Says: Have you ever ridden anything as bad as this? I definitely haven’t which I suppose is part of the attraction. Anyway, this weekend we are heading off to ride the Paris-Roubaix sportive on Saturday and then watch the famous race on Sunday. The event is known as “The Hell of the North” for

Simon Says: With each blog post I seem to be giving you a count down to Lanzarote. This Saturday I have just over 6 weeks to go until race day. Do you ever wonder how much difference 4 weeks training can really make? (Don’t forget the taper). Your own season opener will be getting closer

Simon Says: This Is One Of My Toughest Bike SetsOnce again its a quick email as I head out to Lanzarote for another training camp. This time its a small group of 4 and another opportunity for me to check that all of my CompuTrainer sessions are pointing me in the right direction.  I’m pleased

Simon Says: Cycling in the Sweet Spot

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 by

Simon Says: Only 8 weeks to go now until Ironman Lanzarote and I’m well into the final stages of my training. I’ve been writing about the “Sweet Spot” and the type of training you can do to “tickle” it. Well, its as relevant for Ironman as it is for Sprint distance events, so you’ll be pleased