Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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Nurse Ratched    pirate
20/02/2013 at 10:34

That's crappy Fraggle, hope you feel better as the day goes on.

Raf, I reckon it'll be fine.  My granny once washed £200 in my papa's trouser pocket - not a good outcome.  Now there's a thread idea - "What have you put through the washing machine by accident?" Mine would be an REM ticket.

Swim and run planned for lunchtime.

Nurse Ratched    pirate
20/02/2013 at 10:35

Oh, and I've booked the electric camping for Outlaw 

M...eldy    pirate
20/02/2013 at 18:27

Donkey .. what was the outcome then??

Spoons, get it done every couple of weeks, its a good test ... you too Nursey & Fraggs !!

I dont want to tempt fate but I dont think I have ever put anything throught the wash that wasnt supposed to be there ...

20/02/2013 at 19:36
Meldy - 200m: 3.20 / 400m: 6.58.

Getting better while actually enjoying the time swimming. It's no longer something "I just have to do".
M...eldy    pirate
20/02/2013 at 19:45

Good stuff Donkey!   DId you do it that way round?   Should be 400 and then 200 which will prob give you a different result

Nurse Ratched    pirate
20/02/2013 at 19:54

Yes ma'am.

Really short of time today, so a quick swim - 4 x 250m trying to focus on my core and not dropping my hips - and a 30 min run straight after.
Have just unrolled the yoga mat to do some core work and stretches.

I am feeling very positive about training and O-day at the moment  

20/02/2013 at 19:56
Actually we did. I've since read we should have done the 400m first.

Will try the other way next time.
20/02/2013 at 20:45
Evening all

Whats a washing machine? Is it the same as a wife?
20/02/2013 at 20:47
Good swimming guys.

Done an hour swim tonight. Had a go at bilateral breathing, did it for half a dozen lengths. Felt a bit awkward but i think a bit more practise will sort that out
Edited: 20/02/2013 at 20:47
IronCat5    pirate
20/02/2013 at 21:04
SausageDog wrote (see)
Evening all

Whats a washing machine? Is it the same as a wife?

Yes, but quieter and more efficient.

20/02/2013 at 21:40
IronDonkey wrote (see)

Meldy - Yep, CSS test indeed.

Spoons - Here you go


Ah - so it's much the same as lactate threshold runs.

20/02/2013 at 22:05

45 min turbo, then a quick run in the cold.  Felt good.  I seem to fly off the bike, maybe it just feels quick.

21/02/2013 at 08:15

Racing in pirate colours for first time on Sunday.  It's only a 10k, but the only way is up, right?

M...eldy    pirate
21/02/2013 at 08:20

Correct !

M...eldy    pirate
21/02/2013 at 08:22

Tim, I always run better off the bike, you are nicely warmed up and the cadence is 'there' following the bike
(its all relative and I still run like a lumbering thing)

Ironholgs    pirate
21/02/2013 at 08:32

I run quicker coming off the bike and in training I have to concentrate on keeping it together and not going out too hard and fast.

Returned to proper running last night with a few 1500m intervals.

21/02/2013 at 09:20

Just completed my longest swim. 4km / 160 lengths in 85 mins.

Ironholgs    pirate
21/02/2013 at 09:37

Nice one spoons.

M...eldy    pirate
21/02/2013 at 09:49

Good swimming Spoons!

Britrisky    pirate
21/02/2013 at 10:04

I'll have some coaching, please, Spoons!!!

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