Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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12/09/2012 at 20:18

Only one problem with my medal. It says half-iron distances on the back. They're "working on it." haha

12/09/2012 at 20:30
You should have got two then
The Evil Pixie    pirate
12/09/2012 at 20:48

outlaw has 517 places gone already - I appear to be one of them.

Sooooooo how do I stop myself from being a pig and start being an Iron Pixie instead?

M...eldy    pirate
12/09/2012 at 20:53

Yank I think that is a common problem, you are not the first to mention that at IM !

Well done on the race btw .. cracking effort 


EP, eat less, eat smart  Schimples

IronCat5    pirate
12/09/2012 at 20:54

Get in to a schedule you can maintain until December the whateverth. 2 x swim, 2 x run, 2 x bike. Then start to build a la Fink/Gordo/Friel. The weight will fall off towards the end anyhow.

 

Very very very jealous of you all. Outlaw FOMO .

 

Edited: 12/09/2012 at 20:55
The Evil Pixie    pirate
12/09/2012 at 20:55

the theory is so simples meldy I just have a big job and food amnesia!

M...eldy    pirate
12/09/2012 at 20:57

The theory is simple because it is, its planning and determination that lets most (me included) down

The Evil Pixie    pirate
12/09/2012 at 20:59

annoyingly I don't actually eat badly as such just too damn much and too often and now it's a stupid habit meaning I eat without even thinking about it.

All I do know is that this Outlaw will be a hell of a lot easier with less of the lard to carry about

M...eldy    pirate
12/09/2012 at 21:07

arm yourself with reading matter for the autumn evenings

Racing Weight and Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes are good reference

The Evil Pixie    pirate
12/09/2012 at 21:11

have just bought 3 books today

a swimbling one a bike one and weigh management for ironman but will check these out too!

Rafiki    pirate
12/09/2012 at 21:14

I hate to agree with Meldy ()  but Racing Weight is a good read!

The Evil Pixie    pirate
12/09/2012 at 21:17

and 1 kindle click later I have racing weight! Thanks

M...eldy    pirate
12/09/2012 at 21:22

Meldy is always right Rafi, have you learnt nothing ?? 

Rafiki    pirate
12/09/2012 at 21:25

I'm a bloke.... of course I haven't learnt anything - we already know everything!

M...eldy    pirate
12/09/2012 at 21:30

Hmmmm  

12/09/2012 at 22:14
On weight loss, i'm down to 13st 9lbs today. A 2st 5lb loss for the year.

Got my 480 mile cycle event next week so that should shift a bit more blubber
Britrisky    pirate
12/09/2012 at 22:59
SD well done! You're gonna be a shadow of your former self and will have to change your forum name to greyhound!

foot update - Dr was useless and podiatrist today a bit more encouraging - suggested it was a muscle strain and after a little modification to my orthotic reckoned icing, massage and rolling on a tennis ball might do the trick in time for GNR on Sun. We'll see - a bit reassured that it was not anything serious ... Fingers crossed, then ??

SD - 480 miles is one helluva sportive??!
12/09/2012 at 23:08

480 miles ...?

12/09/2012 at 23:26

IY,  great write up and big well done.

Thanks for the swim advice. I`ll let you know how tomorrows coached swim session goes. 

 

Nurse Ratched    pirate
13/09/2012 at 00:27

I've just entered Outlaw 

 

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