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Paddle Pedal Pace is an award-winning fitness blog with content related to living an active, healthy lifestyle. You'll find articles about endurance sports including triathlon, the outdoors and active travel.

I’m Lucy, I’m 36 and I live in Essex, United Kingdom with my husband Glen. I’m happiest when I’m outdoors swimming, cycling or running.

I started my fitness journey as a gym bunny, but it developed into a passion for endurance sport. After taking the plunge into triathlon in 2014, I’ve never looked back. Triathlon allows me to challenge myself, push my limits and get outside of my comfort zone. I’ve now completed 25 triathlons from sprint up to half-iron distance, plus many more multi-sport events.

Active Travel

Why I love the mountains

Given the choice of spending time in the mountains or on a beach, which would you choose? Apparently, your choice is directly linked to your personality…

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Outdoor

7 Dryrobe alternatives for winter swimming

This winter I’m taking part in the Polar Bear Challenge, which means I’ll be swimming in open-water without a wetsuit twice a month between November…

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Outdoor

What is Geocaching?

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed I picked up a new hobby this summer…. Geocaching! I’ve had a few questions from…

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Recovery

Are massage guns worth the money?

During lockdown, one of the things I desperately missed was a sports massage. Working from home and sitting with bad posture created a lot of…

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Motivation & Inspiration

Do you call yourself an athlete?

Do you call yourself an athlete? Or are you uncomfortable using that term for yourself? Many people I speak to, particularly women, are hesitant to…

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Why I love the mountains

Given the choice of spending time in the mountains or on a beach, which would you choose? Apparently, your choice is directly linked to your personality…

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