Insight and training advice for women doing (or thinking of doing) endurance training whilst going through the menopause.
Fay is an experience endurance athlete who has raced for Team GB at age group level for many years. She gives a unique insight into how to manage endurance training and the menopause.
A dialogue between two Peri-menopausal Triathletes This blog is a bit different it’s a transcript of a dialogue between two perimenopausal triathletes who share their experiences and nuggets of wisdom to get through the Perimenopause as a triathlete and ultra-distance cyclist. Kate – Is an Ironman AgeGrouper (AG) Triathlete and accomplished Ultra distance AG time […]Read more
My (limited) attempt at Bio- Identical hormone replacement treatment 4 years in and so far, HRT free. I’ve only recently (2018) started to document the symptoms of the Perimenopause that I experience alongside my Triathlon training programme. I am doing this to help me better understand my body and its capabilities throughout this phase and […]Read more
Image from Breakfast TV Monday 13.5.19 Over training or the Peri-Menopause ‘Hot topic of the Week’ It was great to see Louise Minchin (Fellow GBR AG Triathlete) taking on the feature theme: ‘Wake up to the Menopause’ on BBC Breakfast(May 12-17th 2019) and for her to share personal experiences of the Peri- […]Read more
Menopause blog 4 lost your Mojo? Well it’s not surprising… We’ve hit that age when our parents probably need more care and support, they are much older, frailer and more vulnerable. If you have children they will be stressing over GCSE’s, A levels, University, travelling the World, relationships, work, finances etc which impacts your purse […]Read more
Anxiety Hi ladies my next blog is enough to give you the jitters, its about Perimenopausal Anxiety thanks to master track athlete Clare Barr for sharing her story thus far. In this blog I am going to highlight the symptom of Anxiety. I received a really useful email after my first blog from a Masters […]Read more
What a pain! Happy New Year and as promised, my next blog. I wanted to research and share my thoughts about whether the increase in frequency of injuries/ of bodily aches and pains are a consequence of the Peri-menopause in women? I have noticed over the past few years that I have started to get […]Read more
The Peri-Menopausal Triathlete Blog 2 – A force to be reckoned with! Firstly, after my initial embarrassment of getting my first blog out there and ‘outing’ myself in the bargain, I’m actually relieved to have brought this tricky subject back into the spotlight. I say back because I’ve been invited to join the GB Menopausal […]Read more
The Peri-Menopausal Triathlete I’m starting a blog about my experiences with ‘the change of life’. Why? Partly, because it’s a form of personal therapy, a bit of self- coaching to help me in my quest to be the best triathlete and to help me understand, accept and describe the physical and mental changes that I’m […]Read more