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28/03/2013 at 18:02
Plenty of time to turn it around but unless you are dying on your a*se its time to get a grip and get on with it if the weathers crap so what wrap up warm if its snowy get the MTB out and get off road or turbo, this is the time when motivation dips and you just have to slog through it , i am glad i am having an IM break this year but sm still training for a Half IM and an Ultra and i am having the same motivation problems and have had to give myself a good talking to
28/03/2013 at 18:16

Come on people

If you cant run, go for a brisk walk, if you cant ride outside, get on the turbo or get on a bike at the gym, anything us better than nothing.

Nobody is going to get you out the door, only you can do that.

28/03/2013 at 18:43
SA and Jamie, thank god it is not just me. I am getting through 3 good size meals a day and still have a constant hunger. I am currently having a a twice a day week of training due to a break next week and I'm bloody ravenous. Just had a nice spag bol dinner but babysitting for the 2 little ones tonight. As soon as wifey is out of the door...I am ordering a pizza!
28/03/2013 at 19:09

Well I've done b....r all this week

45min run monday

1hr swim tues

35 min run wed

45min run fri

2hr run sunday (race) hopefully 1hr 59m 59s

But I'm chilled about it. Training been going ok up to now (I think)

Am also really hungry all the time

Britrisky    pirate
28/03/2013 at 19:51

My mentor told me to drink milk - it seems to have helped

The Silent Assassin    pirate
28/03/2013 at 20:05
jamie tardi wrote (see)
+1 for the hungry, does anyone else find that after a big session the next door or more so on a rest day you just want too eat everything including the plate?

My desk at work has teeth marks on it

Tired Badger    pirate
28/03/2013 at 20:48
LOL I'm going through at least 3 apples and 3 bananas a day at the moment whilst sat at my desk. Trying not to snack at night is my problem
The Silent Assassin    pirate
28/03/2013 at 20:58
Stanners from the Bridge wrote (see)
As soon as wifey is out of the door...I am ordering a pizza!

Quality, secret eating is great


Edited: 28/03/2013 at 20:59
IronCat5    pirate
28/03/2013 at 22:15

MTFU everyone. It's not a knitting club.

I feel like I'm eating 24x7 and I'm only training for sprint tris!


29/03/2013 at 06:42
I eat anything in my path in side this slim atheletic pirate if a massive fat barsteward screaming to get out
As long as you burn the cals training its not a prob
But just like a car if you put crap fuel in it wont run properly so keep the junk down
+1 for milk after long seshs big fan of low fat choccie milk
seren nos    pirate
29/03/2013 at 12:33
7miile ran
WhizKid    pirate
29/03/2013 at 13:18
I've had a mental week this week.... I am going to enjoy munching this Easter!

sun - 16 mile road race (top 10% finish ) + 45 min swim

Mon - 2 hour turbo fest focusing on keeping a high rpm (100+ or so)

Tues - off

Wed - 105.4 mile ride, 2.5 km swim

Thurs - 26 mile ride, 13 mile run at IM pace with negative splits, 1 hour swim

Fri - 1 hour swim, 1 hour fast turbo

Sat - looking at 8 miles run inc a park run and a 80 miler on the bike

Sun - long ass run all I can do family etc

Sadly I had too pull out of outlaw I'm really focusing on the British middle dist champs, then challenge Henley... I plan on doing outlaw next year and am aiming for the sub 10.... Hopefully a strong ride and a steady run can allow this, looking at 5:15 for the ride and about 3:10 for the mara.... Time will tell
The Silent Assassin    pirate
29/03/2013 at 13:54

50 mile on the bike done, now out with the family for my second favourite pastime, eating!

29/03/2013 at 14:03
2 hour cold windy run with Wison the Mighty Iron Dog but it was on the Cornish coast path which more than made up for the cold wimped on the sea swim though
The Evil Pixie    pirate
29/03/2013 at 15:02

30 ish mins staggering and coughing done - was needed for my sanity but HR and lungs not impressed

will probably go for a long walk tomorrow as it wasn't as awful as I expected

Britrisky    pirate
29/03/2013 at 16:12
60 miles on the bike this morning - loving being out there, especially on the flat, quiet North Lincs roads - barely saw a soul!!
Running Postie    pirate
29/03/2013 at 19:42
A day chilling, which is just as we'll as I have a migraine!
Guys if you hungry all the time, increase you protein intake, chicken, eggs, milk, bacon, protein shakes, it will help way more than an apple,banana etc as it will keep you feeling full for longer as well as helping to repair those muscles your hammering
29/03/2013 at 20:15
Bacon? Now you're talking!
seren nos    pirate
30/03/2013 at 10:53

another 7 miles ran.......enjoying my holiday

The Evil Pixie    pirate
30/03/2013 at 15:58

2nd run  to test the lungs and NO coughing today! woo hoo! yesterday I left half a lung on the side of the road so thrilled to be OK today

Tomorrow I will change the bike tyres and do a short ride in prep for longer ride Tuesday when it's going to be a barmy 7!

Have been very cautious with cold air and coughing as I didn't want to make the cough worse - have done that in the past.

Looking back I had 2 half weeks and 1 week off so not as bad as I had feared but long sessions are down.

Looking forwards now

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