It’s a challenge nearly all of us face, but most people don’t want to admit or discuss it openly.It’s how hard training can be on your personal relationships.If you move to one side it might be because your left or right arm is stronger and you can then address that.” 9.
No one wants others to know they’ve unintentionally hurt their significant others’ feelings or put their quest for IRONMAN before the emotional needs of the people they love. You’re going to need them emotionally and physically to help you reach your goals and to get through the intense training cycles together.
Whether that’s making sure your spouse is ready to help out more with the kids on the weekend, to simply be understanding when you’re tired and irritable or to be willing to forgive you when triathlon seems to be your #1 priority, having the same expectations is key.
“The opening 200-300m to the first buoy is very quick and you can get hit by the person next to you or dragged back.
The worst bit is trying to get around the first buoy because everyone is trying to go around it within the space of about 5-6 seconds so people are swimming over each other. Pizza is always on the menu “On the night before a triathlon I normally eat something simple like a pizza,” says Jonny. It’s not going to upset you or give you food poisoning and it contains carbohydrates and a bit of salt which is perfect before a triathlon.” 4.
Myself, I have channeled emotions from a breakup into successful racing. This page seems to be something we all have thought about but never started! Maybe your former partner is at a race near you and you can go cheer?
Thoughts behind it: Dont let a break up destroy something you obviously care, have spent money and energy in and will give you satisfaction and memories when over. Therefore don't get hurt twice by not racing, there are two people needed to make a relationship work, but only yourself (one person) can get you over that finish line! And yes - it is ok to post triathlon selfies as long as they dont offend anyone since this is a public page.
I’ve heard story after story from friends and people I know who feel constant guilt, have thought their marriage was near divorce, have experienced bitterness … From my own personal experience, training for a long distance triathlon has its sacrifices and consequences. r Unladylike has felt like he was taking a backseat to my training, and at times, felt my priorities were very out of whack.
He struggled with me being gone so much on the weekends for long rides, bricks and runs, only to come home too exhausted to want to do anything enjoyable with him.
Triathlon is one of the fastest-growing sports in the UK, with over 170,000 participants, 900 annual events and 500 registered clubs.