Bike done ,god I've got some work to do there, this is my weakest discipline not that I'm very hot on ther others LOL. Run tomorrow but will have to be early as Hubby has XC and its a club event.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend guy's.
Oh and it was ruddy cold out there so wrap up I thought my feet were going to fall off.
Bike done and I'm freezing
6.65m off road to town (42mins) 6.4m home on road 31mins ... yes that mud was very hard work! 2mins short really but hey I can live with that
Swim tomorrow morning with son to finish the week with the right amount of time per sport done (just 1 long swim not 2 short!)
Pirate jacket was amazing - very visable and much better than a running jacket so very happy
when I spoke to the folks who I bought mine off they recommended using a gel especially in the cold weather, garmin says the working range is to -5 so it could very well be cold weather causes issues. Before christmas I had 243 as my max!! No I didn't die or have a heart attack!
there may have been a long down hill and a long fast stretch too but I did then have a long slow climb back up most of it to get home!
I miss running. Going into fourth week of tendonitis/plantar fasciitis and it's still shite. Trying to remain positive and doing every run session on the cross trainer or in the pool with the aqua belt, but nothing can replace running
i got an aqua belt when I had a stress fracture then did the london marathon
ok slowly but I didn't die!
if you can still cycle and swim........then don't panic.......the running is the least important on the day..........be strong on the other two and you will mentally get yourself to run/walk the marathon
Rest day for me and had a little nap
Britrisky wrote (see)
Lick it? No, didn't try that ... Change battery? Both really helpful tips I hadn't thought about. Will try that if it happens again. Just relieved that I haven't developed some debilitating heart condition overnight!! Hang in there, LB - Mo Farah did loads of aqua running, and all that cross training work will really keep in with the schedule. Sounds like you're doing all the right things ...
I have had loads of issues with my HRM have dumped my Garmin twice and changed the batteries somebody recommended conductive gel to me and it has worked a treat and readings now seem accurate rather than suggesting I am either mega fit or dead
I've just been reading Fink again and looking at the swimming drills. I normally just get in and do an hours zombie swim and whilst I've definitely got faster I have decided I should be doing what I'm told to so it seems to me I need some fins. Do others use them and if so which ones and what size fins?
I got the size that fits my feet
Sorry, not very helpful am i?. I dont use them very often only when the tri club get us drilling in them, I find i tend to cramp when wearing them but that may be more to do with its always straight after a hard run session.
I should probably do drills more often too, but prefer to just swim when I go on my own to pool.
H0NK wrote (see)
I got the size that fits my feet
That's a good place to start
But other than that I meant what size fin bit not shoe bit if that makes sense
i don't use fins as i have had achillies problems in the past ..and i don't use hand paddles as i have shoulder issues.........and don't use kick borads as i can't kick..........
so i'm left with zombie swimming
Obviously you're not all out there following fink to the letter. Makes me feel better perhaps I won't bother then. Would have to write it all down and leave at the end of the pool for reference anyway
Long bike tomorrow. Does anybody use a mountain bike for their rides if there's a possibility of ice although tomorrow looks like it could be good.
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