Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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24/03/2013 at 18:16

Hour's run and half hour 100+ rpm on turbo.  Rest day tomorrow!

iron fraggle    pirate
24/03/2013 at 19:09

Have just spent 40 mins on the turbo getting sweaty with Daniel Craig   it's amazing how a bit of eye candy can make time fly by   Big gear, low reistance easy spinning stuff and not getting too out of breath - so fingers crossed it doesn't set me back and I can start a slowly-slowly road to recovery.

 

Diving comp went well for No2 son; he's just moved up to the 12-13 age group, and came 6th in the SE regional comp, and he's qualified to go to the National finals in May, so he's well chuffed

24/03/2013 at 19:12

well done on the spin fraggle, good to hear you are getting better

and massive well done to your boy

iron fraggle    pirate
24/03/2013 at 19:18

thanks Mathschick

(i still reserve judgement on the 'getting better' part!)

M...eldy    pirate
24/03/2013 at 19:18

Evening Brandon and welcome to the madhouse!

and evening to the rest of you

Glad the steam therapy worked Fraggle!   40 mins with Daniel Craig would never be enough I am afraid  

24/03/2013 at 19:34
Brandon Lewis wrote (see)

I started a jounrey, that may lead to IronMna in 2014 or 2016 myself.

 

 

Welcome Brandon.

So which 2014 Ironman are you going to sign up for? 

The Anglian down my way has places. Budgie on here is doing that one as well

24/03/2013 at 19:36

Weekly update folks. Ended up running through a woodland battle again today

 

http://clearseaz-timetogetfit.blogspot.co.uk/

M...eldy    pirate
24/03/2013 at 19:37
SossigeDog wrote (see)
Brandon Lewis wrote (see)

I started a jounrey, that may lead to IronMna in 2014 or 2016 myself.

 

 

Welcome Brandon.

So which 2014 Ironman are you going to sign up for? 

The Anglian down my way has places. Budgie on here is doing that one as well

Sossige sossige sossige ... you know how it goes, no one gets a choice on their first 

iron fraggle    pirate
24/03/2013 at 19:44

Melds - I think I may have a few hot dates with the lovely Daniel this week

M...eldy    pirate
24/03/2013 at 19:46

How very lovely   

24/03/2013 at 20:31

Welcome aboard Brandon.

I too spent the late afternoon with Mr Bond and the rollers.  Enjoyable.

As for my training plan, my 24 week plan actually starts tomorrow. Last week I miss counted.

Fool.

As for 2014, I'm thinking IM Germany or Switzerland. That said, with mini me no 2 on the way, that may be wishful thinking.

24/03/2013 at 21:38

 

 

Edited: 24/03/2013 at 21:39
24/03/2013 at 21:41
IronDonkey wrote (see)

 

As for my training plan, my 24 week plan actually starts tomorrow. Last week I miss counted.

Fool.

 

I miss-counted my weeks too so I start a 24 week plan tomorrow as well. Doh!

 

WildWill    pirate
25/03/2013 at 08:41

Morning all ... another week begins ... I  so need some time off work 

iron fraggle    pirate
25/03/2013 at 13:33

so far no ill effects from yesterdays spin on the bike, I think i might have another hot date with Daniel later

25/03/2013 at 17:19
Looks like i'll be binning midweek running this week 11 weeks training without missing any planned sessions so far so a bit gutted.

The muscle knot thats been niggling in my calf for a couple of weeks has actually now turned into a big bruise down the side of my calf, could hardly walk down the stairs this morning.
Back of the calfs are also a bit tender but putting that down to yesterdays 16 miler.

So, i'll bung in exta cycling to make up the training hours and then hopefully legs will have recovered enough for Sundays 3 hour run.
25/03/2013 at 18:41
All the best SD! Fingers crossed for a speedy fix for you.
25/03/2013 at 19:04

SD - be careful with your calves - maybe a sports massage might sort them out?

WildWill    pirate
25/03/2013 at 20:20
Evening all ... Not a bad days training for me.



LUNCH TIME
- 1mile timed swim at an easy paced 52 strokes per min ... Took 31:05 .. A little off where I want to be at this stroke rate ...

PM
- 2hrs 30min spin ... Includinge Sufferfest : TheWretched (twice)
- 20min mixed pace run
- 10min stretch

I'm still having problems with my knee tho ... May need to go back to physio
Edited: 25/03/2013 at 20:22
M...eldy    pirate
25/03/2013 at 20:31

I swam at lunchtime too but we did a lot of drills so I wasnt counting 

I did however do a timed 16 at the end of the session as I am inclined to do these days as I think it gives a good indication of pace in IM and still managed a sub 7 so happy with that

Now I am at work til 2am, I shall run tomorrow before coming back in for some more of the same !

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