Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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Ironholgs    pirate
16/10/2012 at 14:51

Thanks Nurse

16/10/2012 at 15:21

I have the opposite problem Nursey, with my wife, when it comes to the sports I pursue. I have to really watch my advice or I'll turn her off from it all.  I'm no expert but I do know enough to be dangerous.  However, I also realize we are very different when it comes to how we approach things.  For me, I'll sign up for say an Ironman and figure I have a year to figure it all out.  She, on the other hand, will sign up for a 5K that's 3 months away because she's scared.  For example, we were talking about Ironman last night and she said "never ever ever ever..." and I countered with "ever is a very long time..."  I figure she'll do one but she might be on a 5 year plan instead.

On a related note, she's now approaching 2 stone down since August 1 so obviously she's kicking ass and taking names.  She's bought herself a GPS watch and has commited to Chicago Marathon 2013.

I'm on day 2 of P90x and can barely lift my arms so that's also going well haha

Edited: 16/10/2012 at 15:27
M...eldy    pirate
16/10/2012 at 15:36

afternoon all

Training today and tomorrow thwarted by that work thing ...better now than 20 weeks down the line 

Ironholgs    pirate
16/10/2012 at 15:41
Cake wrote (see)

 Ay up holgs you sexy beast. Missed you and hope your cool son.  

Am alright mate, aiming for a bit or normality ( what am I doing here?) after a manic month of book finishing and other stuff.

Ironholgs    pirate
16/10/2012 at 15:42

What do you need to train for Melds, just wing it

Ironholgs    pirate
16/10/2012 at 15:54

True

M...eldy    pirate
16/10/2012 at 15:55

I am not sure that would work in Lanza Holgs !  

Ironholgs    pirate
16/10/2012 at 16:02

Did for me

M...eldy    pirate
16/10/2012 at 16:12

Damn  

I dont think the Admiral would let me get away with it !

Ironholgs    pirate
16/10/2012 at 16:16

Nope, he runs a tight ship that one.

16/10/2012 at 18:49
Nice to hear from you again Holgs. We got a release date on the book, i need to try get all DTT's books finished before yours arrives.


3 mile run done today
16/10/2012 at 19:55
M...eldy wrote (see)

I have a sportive this weekend ... how did that happen? 

its more of a pub crawl than a sportive isnt it? 

WildWill    pirate
16/10/2012 at 20:04
Evening all

I'm a bit tired and hungry after tonites training .... Infact starving comes to mind
Edited: 16/10/2012 at 20:04
WildWill    pirate
16/10/2012 at 20:06
IronYank ... P90x can be brutal
Ironholgs    pirate
16/10/2012 at 20:07
SausageDog wrote (see)
Nice to hear from you again Holgs. We got a release date on the book, i need to try get all DTT's books finished before yours arrives.


3 mile run done today

he has plenty more than me to read, and very good too.

January is all I know at the moment, cover designs being done this week, and my editor is almost done. So hopefully be up for pre-ordering before too long.

Training going well at the moment Will, what did you do tonight?

 

.

WildWill    pirate
16/10/2012 at 20:12
Today was

LUNCH
- 50min trail run ... Lower zone 2

PM
- 90min spin .. Zone 2 again
- 60 min weights (full body) ... Starting a set on each min

I would say its going reasonable rather than well ...


Kept to zone 2 today as have a hard /long day Tomorow
Edited: 16/10/2012 at 20:14
ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
16/10/2012 at 20:21
Very funny you lot!

Welcome back boss, looking forward to the new book myself!
Ironholgs    pirate
16/10/2012 at 20:21

impressive - hope tomorrow goes well

16/10/2012 at 20:50
WildWill..... wrote (see)
IronYank ... P90x can be brutal

So I've discovered haha

I left for work a couple hours ago, grabbed my book bag and OUCH. 
Just soreness, not pain but OUCH!

M...eldy    pirate
16/10/2012 at 20:52
H0NK wrote (see)
M...eldy wrote (see)

I have a sportive this weekend ... how did that happen? 

its more of a pub crawl than a sportive isnt it? 

You playing as well ??

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