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Michael Adams

Scotland, United Kingdom
After moving into triathlon at age 18 after 10 years as a swimmer it soon became clear that I wanted to make elite level sport the major part of my life. The triathlon world is truly a lifestyle that sucks you in and it's something I want to hold on to. I spend a lot of my time in Vancouver,... Full Bio
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Cool Runnings by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I was already writing this post in my head last night as I ran around the 10mile Tuesday night loop in the snow. It was meant to be the weekly Metro Running club hard set th ... Read on »
Pre season by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last week after a solid 50 straight training days I headed down to Stirling for a much needed 5 days with my coach before the season starts. The proposed season start dat ... Read on »
February by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Been a good week, made some decent progress on my University thesis (due in 10 weeks) and got in 3 swim sessions, 5 run sets, 5 bikes and 6 gym workouts (26 hours). Did ... Read on »
Week from hell by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Ouch. Firstly let me clarify, the titles use of "hell" is meant to refer to the kind of hell we all enjoy, the pain and suffering we put ourselves through, voluntary, sad ... Read on »
You know you're in Surrey when... by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon ...In a 2hours 30min training ride you pass 2 houses equipped with moats and are almost run off your bike by a Lamborghini. I finally made it through my exams and down ... Read on »
Winter eh by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Hey everyone, So this morning I sucked it up (after having pledged on Friday to actually ride outside this weekend) and put on my winter gear for 3 hours in the sad ... Read on »
Examinations by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Hellooo, Currently I'm 2 down/2 to go, or in other words, only 2 more exams to complete...for the rest of my life. Forever, my last 2 exams...ever. Now that's exciting ... Read on »
Back home by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Hey, Tell you what, I leave the country for 2 weeks and "climate change" decides to happen overnight! Hit -23 in Scotland on Friday...the South Pole w ... Read on »
New year training camp - day 6 by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon More relaxed day today here in Canada, took in some of the slopes and even enjoyed some apres ski on the way down... Read on »
New year training camp - day 3 by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon New Years eve in Canada, tough day Read on »
Training camp day 2 by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Update from day 2 of the winter training camp in Canada, TIRED Read on »
The Video Diaries by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Santa brought me a fancy new ipod for christmas which happens to include a cool high res video camera. As my ipod is with me on most training sessions from now on i'll be ... Read on »
Training Camp by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Clothes have been laid out, training kit accounted for, adaptors, ipod chargers, cameras, nutrition, trainers and gloves all packed away...all I have to do now is zip up my ... Read on »
Merry Christmas by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Would like to wish everyone a happy Christmas and a safe New Year. I hope 2010 will be a great year for everyone. The past 12 months have gone insanely fast on my end, I ... Read on »
Everyone's allowed a hero by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It's official My bedroom is now a shrine to Lance. Gotta get your inspiration from somewhere... Read on »
Matters of the mind by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It took me 4,500m to warm up this morning. Granted it has been a long two weeks and with Uni stresses mounting up plus a whole weekend at -5degrees training has been tough. ... Read on »
3km Mum by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Just a quick post tonight, almost missing out on the start of our celebration dinner! Celebration is definitely in order today, my mum, after a 25 year hiatus returned to r ... Read on »