Kobestarr’s Road to Ironman Staffordshire 70.3 Part 3: Nutrition

Kobestarr’s Road to Ironman Staffordshire 70.3 Part 3: Nutrition

Endurance Burnout This is the third in my series of blog posts about my training leading up to Ironman Staffordshire 70.3. You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. After crashing and burning during the Manchester Marathon I realised that there were other issues that...
Kobestarr’s Road to Ironman Staffordshire 70.3 Part 1: Intro

Kobestarr’s Road to Ironman Staffordshire 70.3 Part 1: Intro

Ironman Staffordshire 70.3? Why Oh Why? In the hazy fog of some point last year I decided to sign up to do my first Half Ironman, the inaugural Ironman Staffordshire 70.3 in Northish England on Sunday 14th June 2015. The exact reasons for doing are lost in the heady...
Letter to Kermode and Mayo: Birdman

Letter to Kermode and Mayo: Birdman

Happy New Year! As a Chartered Chemical Process Engineer (as denoted by the IChemE suffix) I am glad there is now a corner that represents my people, I am sitting here comfortably as I write this. We would also happily accept our other STEM contingents so come join...
Kobestarr’s Films of 2014: Part 2

Kobestarr’s Films of 2014: Part 2

Ok so what were your thoughts on the first part of my films of 2014 countdown? Let’s get to the second part but first we have to address the small matter of “The Worst Film of 2014”! The Worst Film of 2014 : The Need for Speed You should know what...
Kobestarr’s Films of 2014: Part 1

Kobestarr’s Films of 2014: Part 1

For the first time this year I have kept a record of all the films I have watched, coming to a total of 114. I have enjoyed the vast majority of them but that’s made it harder than usual to come up with a list of favourites. Here’e the first part of my Top...