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Monthly Archives: January 2015

INJURY PREVENTION

Injury Prevention with Fergus Foley How do you win over a roomful of triathletes? Deliver an extremely useful, information packed and entertaining talk on injury prevention? Flatter them by telling them their the most knowledgeable athletes? Give them lots of money? Tell them NOT to do situps? You could also choose “all of the above”, which is exactly what Fergus Foley – official physiotherapy partner to Tralee Triathlon Club – went for last Thursday night at our Injury Prevention talk, the latest in our club lecture series. Club Read More...

Nutrition for Triathletes

Tralee Triathlon Club Lecture Series Yesterday evening saw Joe O’ Connor first to the podium with an informative presentation on sports nutrition as part of our winter lecture series.  Joe, a West Limerick native, certainly has the gift of the gab and regardless of one’s interest in nutrition he has the ability to captivate his audience with his very quick wit, incredible enthusiasm and absolute honesty.  I for one went home vowing never to eat ice-cream again (so far so Read More...

Training begins

Funny thing training. When you think about training and the volume that you need to complete so you can finish the half iron man in one piece it can be a bit off putting . When I looked at it first it reminded me of the first time I looked at the Training that Oliver Harkin ( Club half iron man coach ) uploaded on to training peaks .My first reaction was what the f*’k.How can I train when I Read More...

Damian’s Ironman 70.3

New Year New Challenge Hi all , My name is Damian Morrison and I live and work in Tralee and Co Kerry . I am married with 2 children . I have been a member of Tralee Triathlon club and taking part in Triathlons for just over a year. ​ A Year of Firsts The last year has been a fantastic year of firsts for me . First time joining a  sports club .(Tralee Triathlon Club ) , First time putting on a wet suit , first time training Read More...

Annie’s Ironman Blog

From the Beginning It’s 3 years on from my frantic Fr Ted style blog ‘Marathon Dreamer 2012’….. A lot has happened in that time…ups and downs,tears and fecks,refusals and just do it attitude, 3 marathons ,upset and realisations, starvation and drive through McDonalds trips, 13 half marathons, 2 Ironmans, 2 Sprint triathlons, no Olympics, laughs and behind it all….a changed person. One of the main reasons why I started blogging ,was to  shift weight from being 17st in Nov 2011 to losing Read More...