Triathlon training at 50 in Noosa

Project Triathlon at 50: Training Week 8

This week I’ll be able to test the results of my training in a sprint triathlon. It’s not a proper triathlon, just a training event

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Triathlon training at 50 in Noosa

Project Triathlon at 50: Training Week 7

Lazy days, rest and recovery are just as important as hard training sessions. I’m feeling so much better after my “lazy” week last week. I still

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Triathlon Training at 50: Week 6

Project Triathlon at 50: Training Week 6

Why do triathletes have to make it so hard? That’s my burning question this week. Why swim freestyle when breaststroke

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Project Triathlon at 50: Training Week 5

I’m over the tri training this week. I’ve been going too hard and I’m exhausted mentally and physically. I made some

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Triathlon training at 50

Project Triathlon at 50: Training Week 4

I’m feeling inspired after reading Iron War yet also terrified about what I’ve signed up for. My attitude towards triathlon has been I’d like to try it and, although, I can’t

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Triathlon at 50: Training Week 3

It’s only week three and I’m already regretting this project. I’m looking for escuses and wondering if sprint tri (swim 750m, bike 20km, run 5km) is

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Project Triathlon at 50: Training Week 2

The excitement of the new is already over and the 5am starts three times a week are taking their toll. I’ve been feeling tired and even

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Project Triathlon at 50: Training Week 1

After two years of running, I needed a new challenge and set my intention to learn to swim freestyle. I secretly want to be able to cycle properly too, so when a free

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Triathlon at 50 equipment list and costs

Project Triathlon at 50: Equipment Needed and Costs

A free eight week triathlon training program for Noosa women convinced me to stop thinking about doing a triathlon and go

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Luang Prabang reunion

Travel Reunion Story: 25 Years Later

Click! It was just a quick snap. A moment in time from 1991 that I’d hold close forever. A picture I’d carry with me for decades

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Travel Style: Why Sunglasses are the Key

Travel Style: Why Sunglasses are the Key

We all want to look our best, but we don’t all want to spend hours on hair and makeup, especially when we’re on holiday. Sunglasses

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Triathlon training woman 50

Announcing: Project Triathlon at 50 Series

Earlier in the year I rashly posted my goals for 2017 on Facebook saying: “the goal that SCARES me most is learning to

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Capri by Fraser, Brisbane review

Sleeping Around: Capri by Fraser, Brisbane Hotel Review

For this country mouse, it’s always a thrill to hit the city, and all the more so when a romantic, child-free weekend with your beau is

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Scoot airline review

5 Reasons to Fly Scoot

Flying is still fun. If I’m travelling by plane adventure awaits. Still, the thrill of airline travel wanes on a 24-plus hour journey from Australia to Europe. Or even an eight hour

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bad hotel review

20 Signs You’re Staying in a Really Bad Hotel

We’ve all stayed in bad hotels but some are worse than others. Here’s how to know if the bad hotel is just bad or truly terrible…

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