From Runner To Triathlete

  • From runner to triathlete: a work in progress

    From runner to triathlete: a work in progress

    6th September 2016

    Runner, Fiona Bugler, recalls the highs and lows of her 15-week training block taking her from runner to triathlete The blue blob first appeared in my Strava Training Log week commencing 23rd May. And three weeks later week commencing June…

  • From Runner to Triathlete: my 10 rules to get me to Ben Nevis

    From Runner to Triathlete: my 10 rules to get me to Ben Nevis

    18th July 2016

    I’m beginning to like this triathlon game and to think of myself as a triathlete. After years of knocking out marathons and doing the miles, I started to feel a bit stale and experienced a two year-lull: tiredness increased, speed decreased.…

  • From Runner To Triathlete: Tri Basics

    From Runner To Triathlete: Tri Basics

    5th July 2016

    As you make the transition from runner to triathlete, you have to learn to let go of your running, develop new skills and become very good at multi-tasking! But master the sport and you’ll reap fitness rewards, have a fantastic…

  • From Runner to Triathlete: Autumn marathon & Braveheart

    From Runner to Triathlete: Autumn marathon & Braveheart

    5th July 2016

    Autumn marathon training and Braveheart training are the perfect combination. Fiona Bugler who’s hoping to complete Braveheart and the Beachy Head marathon explains why. THE BRAVEHEART BONUS FOR YOUR AUTUMN MARATHON Injury prevention: With zero impact, cycling and swimming will…

  • From Runner To Triathlete: Swim Training

    From Runner To Triathlete: Swim Training

    24th June 2016

    A swimmer as a child Fiona Bugler felt confident in the fast lane as a recreational swim fitness fanatic but running put paid to that. Fiona met world class triathlete coach, Mark Klenathous, for a swim set The session: 30 minutes,…

  • From Runner To Triathlete: A week of firsts

    From Runner To Triathlete: A week of firsts

    20th June 2016

    This week was a week has been a week of firsts. It was also a week where I needed to cram in some training as today I’ve had an operation (and general anaesthetic) to remove a benign Lipoma. I had it…

  • From Runner to Braveheart Triathlete: on my bike

    From Runner to Braveheart Triathlete: on my bike

    13th June 2016

    Fiona Bugler has completed her first week of training for Braveheart Last week I managed just over 8.5 hours in total, made up of: One hour 22 of open water swimming One hour 18 of cycling Four and a half…

  • From Runner to Braveheart Triathlete: the start

    From Runner to Braveheart Triathlete: the start

    6th June 2016

    Runner and Writer Fiona Bugler, has taken baby steps into triathlon over the last few years. Now she’s going in head first and taking the plunge by signing up for the Braveheart Tri  “Always fit, but a late starter to…