Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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WildWill    pirate
11/03/2013 at 17:41

Been up since before 4am for work (330mile comute) ... time to call it a day ... and try and motivate myself into doing some training

 

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M...eldy    pirate
11/03/2013 at 17:52

Thats one hell of a commute Will !

11/03/2013 at 21:21
Evening all.

1 hour coached swim tonight. Another bunch of swim issues identified & the drills to rectify them added to my forever growing list of shite swimming techniques.
11/03/2013 at 21:35
Good write up Tim. Have i mucked up my Fink plan then. I increased my swims to 3 a week in week 6??
12/03/2013 at 08:25

Andy, week 10 the build phase is where it starts, but a few extra swims are good  

Cortina5    pirate
12/03/2013 at 08:56

SD - any time spent swimming wil benefit you on the big day. You'll get out the water earlier and start taking on nutrition earlier. And you have longer to bike and run cut-offs, not that you'll need them.

I had a great swim last night. We've had a natural reshuffle of lanes, so my lane has a few more new people in it. Which makes it easier to 'drive' the lane and keep to the RIs, meaning more swimming in each session. Though it's one of those decisions - front of my lane or middle of next lane up?

WildWill    pirate
12/03/2013 at 09:26

I only managed to get 75min spin plus 15min core last nite ... so i need a good day today 

Nurse Ratched    pirate
12/03/2013 at 09:51

Did some yoga last night, for the first time in far too long, and it felt great.  Am still feeling the benefit this morning, so will make an effort to fit it in much more often.

Club run tonight

iron fraggle    pirate
12/03/2013 at 10:11

still sat on the sofa watching crap tv and feeling rubbish here

M...eldy    pirate
12/03/2013 at 18:47

I have been on a Tri training day today and I was in the fastest swim group and everything!!!!

iron fraggle    pirate
12/03/2013 at 19:50

  top going Melds

am getting over the lurgy, hoping to go back to work tomorrow and maybe get out for a gentle ride at the weekend

M...eldy    pirate
12/03/2013 at 19:56

Keep an eye on HR if you are out and about .... 

iron fraggle    pirate
12/03/2013 at 20:05

yes mum!

M...eldy    pirate
12/03/2013 at 20:10

Low intensity stuff and no heroics  

12/03/2013 at 20:36
Told my man flu to shut up, i'm training for an Ironman!

Necked a Beechams then did a 45min bike/15min run brick tonight. Snow kindly held off all day till i set off on my bike.
Cortina5    pirate
12/03/2013 at 21:17

Nice one Melds. Remember, no-one likes a show off, especially us less 'able' swimmers!

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
12/03/2013 at 21:20
On the turbo, 40km fast paced ride, engage highest gearing possible for 3 mins at 10, 20 and 30km

Love it baby!!!
WildWill    pirate
12/03/2013 at 21:29
Evening all

Good day for me ..

LUNCH TIME
- 7mile cross-country fartlek run

PM
- 2hrs 30min spin including Sufferfest and then a RPM class
- 20 min run

So nearly 4hrs today
Britrisky    pirate
12/03/2013 at 22:38

Sports massage = my own sufferfest this evening - IT band, both legs, really ouch 

= big need for chocolate  , so Mother's Day aero bar did the trick 

Nurse Ratched    pirate
13/03/2013 at 08:59

That's my kinda training Brit 

Club run was great last night, really enjoyed it.  Followed by a monkey bath, which is the greatest thing on earth after a winter run.

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