Tom Williams is a coach and athlete with Total Tri Training as well as working in Merseyside based ITU, so comes at this article with a great real world perspective on the Pandemic for athletes. Whilst many of us are very fortunate to still be doing what we love, of course this virus has stopped us fully pursuing our dream within the sport from a race, travel and in some cases, motivational stand point
As a lot of you know, I am an Intensive Care Consultant as well as a triathlete. My wife is a GP so we are both heavily involved in the healthcare response to Covid-19. As such I have had a lot of queries from athletes and friends asking for my views on various things that are doing the rounds with regards to the virus. So I thought I’d do a quick summary of the things I will, and won’t, be doing over the next few weeks, and why.