Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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WildWill    pirate
22/03/2013 at 15:13

We'll find out if my aproach works in July

22/03/2013 at 17:03
Do you go wth 2 rest days in a row RAF?
22/03/2013 at 17:45

fraggle - sorry to hear your news

my training has been poor this week for a few reasons but never mind, at it again from tomorrow

fed up with snow

M...eldy    pirate
22/03/2013 at 18:07

I tend to do the bulk of my training on my 4 days off and lesser sessions when I am at work, I can fit 1 session in before lates, a good day before nights and usually struggle after earlies ..  you find what suits & fits your lifestyle, and I am an old git too 

23/03/2013 at 09:03

Snow!  Which means ... mountain bike fun!

Nurse Ratched    pirate
23/03/2013 at 11:27

Snow!  Which means ... turbo!

Nurse Ratched    pirate
23/03/2013 at 11:28

I want to get out for a run, but it's not safe on the roads around here in this weather.  Everything will be back to normal next week.  It WILL.

23/03/2013 at 11:42

Interesting thread regarding training and rest days. I currently train six days a week although they're not huge long sessions. I'm never quite sure what to do for the best as more training=less family time=bigger guilt trip.

http://chasethepotato.wordpress.com/

23/03/2013 at 14:26
Looks like I picked a good week to go back to Guernsey. Here on the island it's 13 degrees and sunny. I'm off for a quick sea swim with the Mrs, toddler and thermos in tow.
23/03/2013 at 16:38

Hope you had a good swim, ID. 

Had a fun MTB today, along canal and up to Folly Tower and back.  It was so muddy and slushy up there that I had trouble pedalling *downhill*!  Now in post-workout ache zone.

M...eldy    pirate
23/03/2013 at 18:41

Sounds ace fun Tim & Donkey ....less so Nursey !!



Have we seen a Fraggle today?

23/03/2013 at 19:34
Evening all.

Paced my daughter round park run for her first sub 30 of the year. Then went out for a 40 mile bike ride round the countryside. Snowed most of the time and was really windy but i didnt find it that bad. Guess i'm just getting used to training inshite weather.
M...eldy    pirate
23/03/2013 at 19:37

I dont think we have much of a choice Sossige !

iron fraggle    pirate
23/03/2013 at 19:40

Here Melds!  Have had loads of family stuff to deal within the last few days, still in a kind of limbo until my uncle gets a biopsy date and then a diagnosis.

I'm still not 100% over this flippin' virus - keep getting a funny feeling in my chest, not quite palpatations, but not right . Anyway, have walked loads today, and got a bit out of puff yomping up a hill with the hound. Have plans for a gentle mtb session tomorrow morning, then I have the delights of going to a Diving competition in Crawley with No2 son (4 hours of sitting in a boiling hot room and hoping he dives well and doesn't come away disappointed)

M...eldy    pirate
23/03/2013 at 19:44

4 hrs of a steam bath might not be a bad idea !!!

iron fraggle    pirate
23/03/2013 at 20:18
Well, I suppose it may have some benefits.....
IronCat5    pirate
23/03/2013 at 20:21

Rest up!

2.5hours around Swinley forest today. New trails are looking good. Very tired now, but warm and dry at last.

 

WhizKid    pirate
23/03/2013 at 20:26
You run or bike in swinley mate? Been ages since I been I did enjoy corkscrew there is fun on the XC bike... Last time I went I went for a run and got lost horribly ended up at the other end of the forest 3 bloody times haha
M...eldy    pirate
23/03/2013 at 20:30

Some of the guys at work were talking about Swinley forest ... praps we should sort a summer fun day  

IronCat5    pirate
23/03/2013 at 20:35

Twas a bike JT, though I used to do some long runs there, round and back. When I can find corkscrew it is enjoyable.

Good idea Melds. Some of the 'secret' i.e. non-publicised trails have been worked very well and are all interlinked. Should be nicely completed for the summer. Instead of tribal knowledge of where to go it'll be more like a trail centre.

Even with the rain of late there was little surface water on the new trail surfaces.

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