Saturday 25th January 2020 The Mitre 10 Mega MTB race is part of the Taranaki Cycle Challenge, including the BDO Around the Mountain road race. It was a last minute/peer pressured decision to enter the 50km MTB race. I thought I’d be able to handle it and do alright, but XC (cross country) racing is… Continue reading Mitre 10 Mega MTB Race
This week kicked off to a great start and by Friday I was feeling like a strong, confident woman who could do anything. Then I woke up Saturday and my internal channel had changed to ‘You can’t do this’. WHY?? I want to see if I can figure out what triggers this change in mindset… Continue reading Week 15: Hero to Hormonal
This week has felt pretty stressful. I’ve lost my routine, momentum and motivation. Having my first weekend off since July has really thrown me out of routine, add to that some sick cows and Mother coming to visit, its been a hectic week! In amongst all that chaos there has been some excitement; I was… Continue reading Week 14: Loosing It
So apparently I had written last weeks post but not actually published it, meaning this week you are treated to a double dose of my training updates. This week has been a pretty solid week of training, with 6 days in a row of glorious green boxes on Today’s Plan. But what you cant see… Continue reading Week 10: Eat. Sleep. Repeat.
This week I am getting back to training. After having a week off to recover and try and get my eating in order, yet again, I am feeling refreshed and ready to go. But this time being more mindful to recover well and eat more. Lets see how I get on… My need for a… Continue reading Week 8: Here we go again
Week 5: Getting it done After the feed back from my Life on the Farm post, I headed into the week feeling super motivated and leaving all my excuses behind in last week. My MX Endurance team mates have some incredible jobs, and often several of them, so what is my excuse of not getting… Continue reading Base Build: Week 5/6
Week 3: Green Streak This week has been going SO much better than last week and it all changed on Sunday when I got my period and felt like a new woman. I felt stronger and more confident and, as a result, have been absolutely smashing my training this week! I moved a few sessions… Continue reading Base Build: Week 3/6
Week 1: And so it begins... I gave myself a bit of time to settle back into work before going back to training. Check out the ground rules I set myself. I work as a dairy farmer and right now its calving season and things are pretty hectic. Its a fairly labour intensive job, lots… Continue reading Base Build: Week 1/6