Total Immersion Swimming (Pt 2)-Attending an Effortless Endurance Workshop.

Total Immersion Swimming (Pt 2)-Attending an Effortless Endurance Workshop.

Earlier in the year I wrote about my attempt to improve my swimming by adopting the Total Immersion style of swimming from a book (read about it here Total Immersion Swimming from a book). This personal experiment actually did improve my swimming insofar as I expended less energy, splashed less and felt that I could swim for longer.  However, I was still slow (compared to those around me) and I didn’t feel that I could improve my stroke or technique further by myself. I have had some experience of swimming…

My First (and last) Marathon At 47 Years Old.

My First (and last) Marathon At 47 Years Old.

I’ve been enjoying my mid-life crisis whether it’s been trying my hand at Motocross racing or driving around in an old sports car.  However, my foray into marathon running gave me a wide range of emotional ground to cover (I’m still not sure whether I acutally enjoyed it). Anyway, when I started toying with the idea of running a marathon I wasn’t too bothered about the location as long as it ticked a few personal boxes for me.  The most obvious choice would have been the London marathon, however I…