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I like the sentiment but we do need to add a touch of realism. If we have performed at a reasonable level our performances will decline as we get older, but there is plenty we can do to arrest the decline. We need to train smarter, have a little more recovery and be more aware of injury risk.  They take a lot longer to heal!

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I went out for a run this morning, went off road to try to avoid the ice and ended up ankle deep in a bog.

The last 9 months have been challenging for all of us and if you have managed to keep up your training and exercise through that time, well done!  

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When first considering to enter a triathlon it's easy to psych yourself out when you envision the Brownlee Brothers and Triathletes being superhuman and looking like racing snakes.  The reality is the majority of triathletes are regular people and many of whom started exactly where you are now

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Over the last few years Total Endurance has taken up most of my time and my own training has taken a back seat. I have still been training, but fairly inconsistently, just when I can fit it in. More to arrest the decline as I approached my 60’s than  to improve performance. When the first lockdown started I had a bit more time on my hands so training improved and my sessions became the priority and highlight of my day. Just enjoying the training process again. Without intending to test myself, about 3 months later I had a steady run round...

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