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17/10/2011 at 15:16
Log it all M,oFo
bburn plO.dder    pirate
17/10/2011 at 15:51

I managed 7 hours training last week, plus 2hrs weight training. Which sounds OK, until I noticed I had only actually done 1hr on my bike.

Must try harder to get out on my bike. I think buying some lights might help!

17/10/2011 at 16:54

Saffers - 5 hours sounds impressive to me to - I only did 2hrs! (but I am recovering from a marathon on the 9th)

Well done bburn you are an hour ahead of the 1week schedule.

Since it was Sunday yesterday i was going to post them again.... but my internet connection wasn't working. So will repost them later this evening.... must go cook dinner for my family.....

17/10/2011 at 17:37

Thanks Chilibean.....the thought of double sessions is a bit daunting.

First swim session tonight in a few weeks.  I suffer from a reaction to the water which makes me feel awful for about 48 hours so I have been putting off getting back to it.  I have been squirting beconaise spray up my nostrils morning and night for a week to see if it makes a difference.  I really hope so.

OrangeCannon kona-6    pirate
17/10/2011 at 17:39

Steady as you go guys.....

just remember  there are 3 key sessions a week - the long bike, long run and long swim. These will increase each week, (3/4)

Try to make sure you hit those....

Everything else is just filler... ......

Edited: 17/10/2011 at 17:42
17/10/2011 at 18:12
Double session done.  30 min run followed by a 45 min swim.  I didn't follow his drills cos I'm not an olympic swimmer and I'm learning TI so did those drills instead.   I actually enjoyed it.  I'm thinking small sessions but regular at the moment.   Oh and I did a 30 mile bike yesterday too.
Edited: 17/10/2011 at 18:12
IronCat5    pirate
17/10/2011 at 18:23

I feel tired reading all this.

8 mi taper run yesterday. Unsure whether to swim tonight or just veg.

Trogs    pirate
17/10/2011 at 18:40

Cor, some of you are doing more than me and my IM is 17wks closer than yours

But then, I am a lazy so and so

IronCat5    pirate
17/10/2011 at 19:06

But I have a pool 200m from my hotel room and I will feel guilty if I don't.

I don't taper well.....

17/10/2011 at 19:14
I read that at first that your hotel has a 200m pool.
Trogs    pirate
17/10/2011 at 19:18
Cake wrote (see)

Trogs don't fall into the trap of thinking because others are doing this I must be doing something wrong.


Don't worry Cake, my problem is that I know exactly how little I can get away with doing in training and still drag myself to the finish line.  I'd just like it to hurt a little less this time around

137days 12hrs 42mins to go!! 

Edited: 17/10/2011 at 19:19
17/10/2011 at 21:10
Tonight's training: cheesecake and ice cream
17/10/2011 at 21:14
How long did it take to demolish.....log it, log it....all minutes count apparently.  Or do I have the wrong idea about this training malarkey.
17/10/2011 at 21:20
Saffers wrote (see)

Thanks Chilibean.....the thought of double sessions is a bit daunting.

First swim session tonight in a few weeks.  I suffer from a reaction to the water which makes me feel awful for about 48 hours so I have been putting off getting back to it.  I have been squirting beconaise spray up my nostrils morning and night for a week to see if it makes a difference.  I really hope so.


I get a similiar problem, I assume you mean from the chlorine? You're not asthmatic are you as one of my friends says she gets the same if she doesnt take her inhaler before swimming? I have started taking an anti-histamine when going to the pool (usually after as I don't remember before!).
IronCat5    pirate
17/10/2011 at 21:23

Lasagna & garlic bread! No swimming.

Carb loading for the weekend!

17/10/2011 at 21:31
Hi which witch....no, not asthmatic and it doesn't just happen with chlorine.  Open water too.  I think I am going to have to resort to seeing what the doctor can recommend as it does get me down.....I tend to have a constant cold if I swim more than once a week.
17/10/2011 at 21:31

I get the same problem from swimming.  I'm snuffling now in fact and its not just chlorine cos  I get it in ow too.  I'm also a beconaise addict but run out.

17/10/2011 at 21:32
The longer I am in the water, the worse it is too.  I have a 90 minute tri club session on Wednesday so will continue with the beconaise and see how it goes.
17/10/2011 at 21:38

I use it afterwards rather than before Saffers. Not sure if it makes any difference.

17/10/2011 at 21:43
I use it before and after Soupy.....my coach recommended I use it everyday and build up the resistance to the water.  I would say though, although I only swam for 30minutes and felt awful straight away, I am feeling okay again now a few hours later so maybe it is starting to work.
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