Every year a quarter of us will suffer from a mental health problem, including sports men and women.

The columnist Tim Heming, from 220triathlon shares his experience in the following article:

One-in-four of us will experience a mental health problem this year and despite their energetic lifestyles sports people are not immune. Yet while boxer Frank Bruno, cricketer Marcus Trescothick and double Olympic gold medal-winning athlete Dame Kelly Holmes have all publicly shared their battles with depression, the subject can still be taboo. Here our columnist Tim Heming shares his experience…

Given the multifarious world of triathlon, one would think I’d have plenty to write about. But I’m struggling for anything of note, which, given my role as columnist for Britain’s premier triathlon publication smacks rather of ineptitude.

Read the full article:  http://www.220triathlon.com/training/depression-a-triathletes-experience/10933.html