• 'Toddler twins, a demanding job. why not take on an Ironman?'

    9 days ago - By The Guardian

    I was seriously unfit when I started training for an endurance triathlon - would I make it to the finish? People talk about hitting the wall: the point where you exercise so hard, your body can do no more. I really wanted to hit the wall - in fact, I wanted to knock it down with a sledgehammer. Because I had been staring at this particular wall, in my kitchen, for two hours through a stream of my own eye-stinging sweat. It was 7am and I was sitting on a race bike attached to a device called a turbo trainer that turns a normal bike into a static exercise machine. I had been sitting there...
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