on 4 February 2018
Do you take the time to thoroughly review your race? Try to work out where things could have been smoother or faster and to celebrate the wins out on the course?
Ben Shepherd is someone who does! If you follow him across on instagram (if you don't, you should - shep_just_shep) you'll know that Ben is very diligent in his approach to racing and after not the best race at Robina (Qld Tri Series) he was back at it in Canberra this last weekend...
Elite Energy Canbe...
on 29 October 2017
After an action packed year of great racing and big wins, there's one person we'd take advice from...!
The Final Days before you Fly or Drive to a Race
I am definitely one for a list or a spreadsheet. Below is the process I generally go through in the final few days in preparation for a race.
Make sure you pack your intended race food. If it is a longer race I pack my food into labelled zip lock bags for each section of the race. This sav...
on 13 June 2017
MY RUNNING STORY
With the Gold Coast Airport Marathon and City2Surf just around the corner, we asked Skin Strong Ambassador Megan to share her running experience.
If you're needing a push to lace up and hit the road, or want to improve your run performance, keep reading for great advice on overcoming challenge and enjoying the freedom of running!
Back when I was a youth I always entered into my school's cross country events and I always did alright. Never first p...
on 15 February 2017
We all know the amount of training time it takes to complete one, let alone compete at a high level.
Some thoughts from our legend Ben as he plans his 2017/2018 schedule...
It has been a while since I have put (virtual) pen to paper. It's been for a number of reasons - the arrival of my beautiful daughter and the subsequent workload, changing jobs, domestic duties - but most of all because I've had some very tough times and relied on the time old sayin...
on 5 October 2016
Ben Shepherd, Ironman Kona 2016 Qualifier talks life, and sometimes just getting through the day...
I previously wrote an article on being a badass. I stand by that, too.
Being a badass is part of every day life for everyone. Since then, my life has changed considerably. Injuries, travel, increasing workload and the birth of my baby daughter have definitely altered my perspective. Apart from being tired, I have learnt something pretty massive: Every...