With the evenings now dark and cold, the cosy warmth of my living room is far more appealing than the chilling winds, and mists of rain that the great outdoors has to offer. I’m therefore finding it extremely easy to just head straight home after work, curl up under my new festive blanket, pop the… Continue reading The Pain & Enjoyment of Winter Workouts!
My cycling journey began shortly after falling in love with a cyclist. In 2014 he fixed me up an old mountain bike and we hit up the cycle path fairly regularly throughout the summer with short and easy rides. Sensing I had the bug, he then surprised me with a second-hand road bike in March… Continue reading Don’t be such a Girl… Lesson Learned
As a complete newbie to this world of cycling, “small hills” (as my partner would call them!) felt more like “huge mountains”, with the slightest upward gradient completely killing my ‘rhythm’ – bringing out those burning leg pains, complimented by dying-bear type breathing. Eight months into my cycling journey and only now am I… Continue reading Gym Vs Cycling
Following any bike ride, long or short, you will find me on my sofa, helmet probably still on, going through my Strava segments with a fine tooth comb; what was my average kmph, where am I placed in the ‘all time women’ section and then the ‘women this year’ section, did I achieve any PB’s?!… Continue reading For the Love of Strava