Most folk might think we crazy but despite 10 days of non-stop swim, bike and run which included the hinterland and coastal trails and waters; we feel fitter at the end of the break than we did at the start.
I once heard a saying that if you can’t drink tea, life is not worth living. So how do I feel about this 2 weeks on from giving up my daily cup of Earl Grey tea?
The meter matter campaign is simple: when a vehicle is overtaking a cyclist, the driver needs to allow a minimum passing distance of one metre.
Find the power of now and trust. Monitor your progress and believe the sky is not the limit, your mindset and outlook have no boundaries.
Not everyone likes tofu, in fact speak out loud that you are having tofu for dinner and all that is within earshot will shudder with fear.
Belief: an acceptance that something exists or is true, especially one without proof | Trust, faith or confidence in (someone or something)
This is not a race for the faint hearted; you need to befriend hurt. The rules of this race are; “don’t worry about the things you can’t control, focus on the things you can.”
“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. Say you’re running and you think, ‘Man, this hurts, I can’t take it anymore. The ‘hurt’ part is an unavoidable reality, but whether or not you can stand anymore is up to the runner himself.”
Can you run an endurance trail run in the mountains with over 5500m+ of ascent, be a female athlete and be low in iron? This plant-based female athlete was just about to find out.
GSER; despite the delusional ramblings her exhausted mind was conjuring, despite the exertion that gripped every inch of her body, Amanda had never felt so electrifyingly alive.