Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
27/01/2013 at 21:18
There isn't a cat big enough.... Trust me!!! Yep in Barca and paid, and my VO2 Max on a treadmill is....
Rafiki    pirate
27/01/2013 at 21:19

 have you been away???

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
27/01/2013 at 21:26
Done my first weeks training, good thing they're keeping it light ! I had a very lovely walk today for 90 mins keeping my heart rate in zone 1

Have just started using the turbo the lovely missus bought me in July and I love it... have also discovered that if I turbo whilst wearing a wetsuit surfing vest I don't drip sweat everywhere
Rafiki    pirate
27/01/2013 at 21:35

man you've been away too long, you've obviously been brain washed ..... you love your turbo???

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
27/01/2013 at 21:54
I still fekkin hate running though and now I've got fatter and less fit, I hate it even more...
M...eldy    pirate
27/01/2013 at 22:21

Bloody whinger 

Nurse Ratched    pirate
27/01/2013 at 22:58

Welcome back Gasbag .  It's been so peaceful around here...........................

M...eldy    pirate
27/01/2013 at 23:04

I had a very nice run before work ... a dizzy height of 50 mins, trying to keep a lid on the rehab and hoping my foot doesnt fall off in the meantime!

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
27/01/2013 at 23:06
Every one loves a whinger! I did build my singlespeed over the winter period though, very therapeutic... Although I've decided I don't like elements of it that i'll need to change.

Got a polar bike computer thingy for Xmas, it's very cool....

And I have an eBay addiction
IronCat5    pirate
27/01/2013 at 23:06

Luckily back to work for a rest, eh?

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
27/01/2013 at 23:08
Happy to sew your foot on for you mouldy, just shout, I'm a dab hand with a needle thread - reckon suture can't be any worse
M...eldy    pirate
27/01/2013 at 23:24

You are not wrong there Cat

Gasbag, i'll take my chances thanks  

IronCat5    pirate
28/01/2013 at 08:51

We need pics of the SS beauty Gas. Will you be using it at Vachery this year?

Nurse Ratched    pirate
28/01/2013 at 09:32

Sick, snotty weans  .  That's put paid to my swim and run today, will need to get the pencil out and rearrange the Fink days.............again.

I think another coffee is in order

28/01/2013 at 10:26

Sorry about that Nursey.  I try not to get too anxious about missed or swapped session, no matter what Fink says in the book.  And as my splendid mentor has said, it's a plan, and one size doesn't fit all. Life intrudes!  Hope they're better soon.

Nurse Ratched    pirate
28/01/2013 at 10:45

Cheers Tim.
I do jiggle the days around all the time to fit with my shifts, hubby's shifts and the kids. I just thought I'd done all my swapping for this week!
Unless they have a limb hanging off, they're going back to school tomorrow 

28/01/2013 at 12:27

"Do not be a slave to the plan" as they say

Although i start having panic attacks if i have to re-arange my training diary

IronCat5    pirate
28/01/2013 at 13:33

30 min recovery turbo at lunch. To save time I followed Raf's example and ate my lunch on the turbo.

28/01/2013 at 13:38

Ironman Louisville day 1 training complete.  I'm pooped! Yeah, so what if it was a rest day?

(In all seriousness, will be running a bit later as I'm still keeping my running streak alive at 240 something days in a row)

The tri yesterday went well.  It was a super sprint, and I cut off 6 minutes from last year include a 7:38/mile pace on the run.  Super stoked at that. I did update my blog with the story if anyone actually reads that rag besides my mom (what the heck is a mum anyway?).

28/01/2013 at 13:43

Blog update: week 3 

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