Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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Tired Badger    pirate
12/01/2013 at 20:04
nice ride today64miles, cold though hope to get a run in tomorrow night after taking my eldest for her birthday treat. Roller skating eeeek wish me luck.
12/01/2013 at 21:36
Good luck, nice ride
M...eldy    pirate
13/01/2013 at 08:07

Good mileage for this time of the year Badger

I hope for a short run when I get home tonight and then a swim tomorrow before work
Its all rock n roll here

13/01/2013 at 09:37

Morning Melds, dont know how you live such a rocknroll lifestyle.

Just been out for my run. 45 mins, few snowflakes coming down. Was quite nice running round the city before 9am. No people or cars

Now off for my first of 4  bike maintenance lessons, they emailed to say wrap up warm? Not liking the sound of that.




M...eldy    pirate
13/01/2013 at 09:44

I know I know ... its a hard life but somone has to fly the flag

13/01/2013 at 19:15
14/01/2013 at 14:56

Watched last year's IMUK highlights again last night.  Not many goatees in triathlon, are there?  At least my family might be able to pick me out in the swim...

Nurse Ratched    pirate
14/01/2013 at 15:54

Did Fink swim #18 followed by 30 min run this afternoon.  Had even made a pot of soup beforehand so I wouldn't come home and raid the kids Christmas chocolate (yes, they still have some left because we are evil parents and we ration it!).
I am feeling very pleased with my wee self  

M...eldy    pirate
14/01/2013 at 17:13

Well done Nursey ... did the swim fit the time allocated?

Nurse Ratched    pirate
14/01/2013 at 18:15

I did the swim in 50 mins

How much of a space cadet does one have to be to lose count doing 100m reps?  


M...eldy    pirate
14/01/2013 at 18:58

Easy done .. one length is much like the next one in the pool !

Get a lap counter, cheap n cheerful and gives you some stats to look at 

M...eldy    pirate
14/01/2013 at 19:01

200 wu, 8x50, 5x100, 8x50 100cd?   Did you feel like you had worked hard on the 100's?

Nurse Ratched    pirate
14/01/2013 at 19:37

Erm, if I'm honest miss, not hard enough .  That's a mile swim in total and I can swim a mile in the pool under 40 mins.

I have a Sportcount because I'm so crap at counting, but forgot to take it with me today.

Are you sure you know what you've let yourself in for.....................?

M...eldy    pirate
14/01/2013 at 19:49

I had a quick look at Fink just to see what the sets were .. I need to study in more depth to see what the intensity is/should be but I would gues if its sets of 100 with 20 secs rest then you should be upping the pace a tad  

You have a sportscount so you dont have to remember to count and you forget to take it with you ??   

Nurse Ratched    pirate
14/01/2013 at 19:52

 I know, I know

M...eldy    pirate
14/01/2013 at 19:56

Do I need to write you a little check list ? 

Nurse Ratched    pirate
14/01/2013 at 22:02

No, just keep your size 10s handy!

14/01/2013 at 22:06

Well done Nursey.

Week one done! http://www.runwalkcrawl.com/week-one-done/

14/01/2013 at 22:34
Well done Nursey

1 hour coached swim session tonight. Used a kick board for the first time in over a year. Last time i used one i went backwards so managing to complete 100m with it was a surprise tonight.
Britrisky    pirate
14/01/2013 at 22:45

Finished my swim set 4 min earlier than usual (progress!), so treated myself to a little blast in the steam room - bliss 

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