I have benefitted greatly from regular sports massage over the years from expert therapists at Physo4Life to facilitate recovery and quality in my sessions through each training phase. Knowing you’re always in ‘good hands’ gives you the confidence to deliver consistent training, and insight to manage injury niggles before they become an issue, which are essential components in achieving peak performance whether you’re a Pro or age group athlete.
Fiona Ford, BTF L3 Triathlon coach, Professional Triathlete: Top ten Ironman Finisher, 2 x European & World Champion for Age Group
Fiona Ford, founder of Triathlon Europe, is a former World Class Age-group Triathlete with 2 times European and World Triathlon Championship titles and a number of international and UK race wins at the Olympic distance. Fiona was twice voted female age group Athlete of the Year in 2005 and 2006 by 220 Triathlon Magazine; additionally she was awarded British Triathlon’s female age group Athlete of the Year in 2006. She now races competitively as a professional Triathlete at the Ironman distance and has had top ten finishes in international competetions.
Fiona has been a full time triathlon coach since March 2010, and works with Triathletes of all abilities from Sprint and Olympic distance through to Ironman. She draws upon her personal experiences of a decade in the sport as an athlete, including being herself coached by the legendary Steve Trew (Sydney 2000 Olympic games Triathlon coach) and Spencer Smith (multiple World Champion). Her athletes range from first time and competitive age group athletes, to sub-10 hour Ironman finishers.
She provides technical training days, talks and workshops for corporate groups and partners such as Phyio4Life. Fiona has worked with a range of fitness therapists, including physiotherapists to develop their CPD program with specific triathlon seminar workshops.
Fiona continues to race each season as a Pro at Ironman distance triathlon, leading by her own example of combining quality training with full time work and obtaining successful results.
Fiona Ford at Triathlon Europe: