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    YOU CAN: Ben Mason
    19 Feb 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Sometimes, getting out to train is a case of mind over matter. For Ben Mason , it’s often matter over mind. Ben has bipolar disorder . One of the ways this affects him is that he doesn’t always feel like moving and often just wants to hide away. Triathlon has given Ben control over that feeling. When his mind won’t allow him to...
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    YOU CAN: Colin Wallace
    13 Feb 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Colin has always been competitive. He’s had a successful career in rowing, winning National Championships and competing for Team Scotland. Following his retirement from the sport in 2011, he moved onto triathlons and then Ironman. In April 2018, Colin was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis . It’s a condition affecting the brain and the...
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    YOU CAN: Elaine Scott
    05 Feb 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    When Elaine Scott stood mesmerised at the roadside watching a time trial last year, she was inspired to make a decision that would change her life. She decided to buy a bike. Having previously suffered from anorexia, anxiety and depression, Elaine soon discovered the benefits of cycling to her mental as well as physical health. Since she started...
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    Josh & Gav’s 10K training challenge
    29 Jan 2019 / Josh Harris
    This year, Wiggle became the official partner of a series of world-class sports events hosted by Human Race . The series kicks off with the Cancer Research London Winter Run , a 10K race through the heart of the capital on the first weekend in February. Still feeling the excesses of Christmas, it seemed like a great way to start the year. I...
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    YOU CAN: David Pearson
    28 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Fifty. For many of us, it's a milestone we'll want to remember. A holiday of a lifetime, a gathering of all of our family and friends, a dream purchase... With only three years left of his 40s, David Pearson came up with a more unusual way to mark the big five-o. Fifty challenges before fifty. David had always been active in his youth. He...
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    YOU CAN: Ben Bareham
    23 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    For Ben Bareham, nothing beats the feeling of being on two wheels. Just a couple of years ago, the effects of overworking were taking their toll on his mental and physical health. He took up cycling to lose weight and improve his fitness. It wasn’t all plain sailing. His first 100-mile sportive was a race against the broom-wagon. Suffering...
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    YOU CAN: Katy Downing
    18 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Katy Downing has come a long way since she started training for the 2017 RideLondon for charity on a borrowed bike. Having completed a couch-to-5k program, Katy joined the local tri club to improve her swimming. Within the next twelve months, she completed five sprint triathlons, two 10ks and several 5ks. Impressive enough, but even more so when...
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    What's your challenge for 2019?
    20 Dec 2018
    With the New Year upon us, we find out how some of our very own Wigglers are challenging themselves in 2019. From running 100 miles in one go, to qualifying for Team GB triathlon age group team, one thing we know is that 2019 will be a busy year! We'll be following up with them throughout the year - stay tuned for updates! Join the Wiggle...