Author Archives: Melanie Ryding

About Melanie Ryding

I am a personal trainer, massage therapist, body and mind set coach and nutrition adviser. I can help you to unlock your full potential!

Fitting long distance cycling training into a self employed working week!

This week has been all about getting some training going and some balance with work not taking over. This is quite tricky when it is still windy rainy spring time in the deep south! Still, I have figured out a … Continue reading

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Cycling progress; training with Zwift

This week, cycling has been my focus as I attempt to get my training back on track. Winter continues to rip through Southland meaning going outside is a lot less desirable than staying indoors! So, Zwift has been getting some … Continue reading

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finding my mojo… and the snow!

This is a rarity in a coastal city: this is a highway! We had snow to sea level which lasted a whole 24 hours and ground the whole of Southland to a halt! I’m sorry, Southland, I declare you all … Continue reading

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Loving to hate the bike: I prefer sprint training!

This view is beginning, quite frankly, to p1ss me off and demotivate me from cycling completely. I have decided that I much prefer sprint training, because the training blocks are short and quick, easy to fit in around all sorts … Continue reading

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Getting old is crappy, I have decided!

I have decided that getting old is quite simply slightly (no very) rubbish. How have I come to this conclusion? Well I have nothing fitness wise to compare to apart from my age group training and racing in my 30’s, … Continue reading

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