Clif Bar to support Bethan Fowler & BFunctional

Hot off the press! Clif Bar are to become a supporter to BFunctional and all those associated with it. We are truly honoured to have the support of a company that use wholesome ingredients in ALL products.

The products have been a personal favourite of mine while training & competing in all forms of triathlon events, sportives, road/trail run events, MTBing, mountaineering. They are such versatile and effective products that TRULY work.

If you would like to take advantage of this partnership and what BFunctional have to offer in terms of Personal & Performance training then please do contact BFunctional

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New sponsor: Benefit FullCircle [Forever Living Products]

BFC Launch 

Forever and its affiliates have become the largest grower, manufacturer and distributor of aloe vera and bee products in the world. Avoiding the use of herbicides and pesticides, the patented stabilisation process ensures aloe vera is essentially identical to the inner leaf gel. Not tested on animals, the Forever collection is a testament to nature’s capacity to help us look and feel our best.

The wholesome nature of these products was a major draw, which I intend to use as a supplement to a  healthy and balanced diet.

I shall be testing a range of products that I believe, when used in conjunction would lead to optimal health and performance...

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Ironman Wales Familiarisation Camp

Ironman Wales Familiarisation Camp with Beth Fowler from 1st to 3rd August, 2014. [Professional Triathlete & 3xIM Wales Competitor PB: 10hrs: 52min].

Beth is offering a structured weekend focused upon guiding you through each discipline, including the do’s and don’ts technically, logistically and tactically. This is not a coached weekend but more about you becoming familiar with the event.  This is an invaluable experience for those entered into Ironman Wales 2014.

The cost for which is £100, excluding accommodation, food, etc.

For further information on the weekend and other services please contact Beth at BFunctional

M07525 499910

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Train for your first Triathlon

If you want to do a triathlon, but aren’t sure you can do it, rest assured – you can train for your first one in just 3 months. This article contains simple steps to prepare you for your first triathlon.

Enter a race

If you want to sign up for your first triathlon, it’s pretty simple:

Step 1 Visit the event finder on the British Triathlon site.

Step 2 Find a date 3 months out from now.

Step 3 Find a race labelled as a “sprint triathlon.” The exact distances will vary for these shorter triathlon shorter races due to the terrain of the specific course.

Step 4 Choose a race close to you that’s 2-3 months out and sign up. Now!

With a date in the diary you can work backwards.

Triathlon gear

Triathlon gear can be expensive...

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Triathlon Workout in 60min

Wise time management in triathlon training has as much to do with making wise choices about your energy as it does with your weekly plans or your annual training calendar.

I’m going to talk you through a triathlon workout in 60 minutes which is perfect if you’re pushed for time but will still maximise your energy. Fit it into your lunch hour if you can, or it will easily slot into your week – one hour is only 4% of your day after all.

Researchers from the University of Bristol found 72% of those who exercised during a work break reported improvements in time management, 79% found their mental performance boosted, and 74% said they were able to better manage their workload.

The key to improving your productivity lies in the gym...

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