Going Faster

What are your limiting factors?

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13/07/2012 at 21:52
In my last race, i had a moment where i said to myself, "You f##king idiot, you spend all this time trianing are you going to let that person in front of you beat you?" it was the first time i felt the kick and put in my best performance (took 13 min off my previous years result in a sprint and 7th AG). It was a first for me and it marked a point where i went from competing to complete to racing. I think carrying this attitude forwards will help.

So to go faster, race to finish compete than to complete!

Funnily enough that is that same reason a colleague gave for not moving on from being a very good OD triathlete to trying IM distance. Personally, i think that is nonsense!
13/07/2012 at 21:53
Please note, my IM debut is not until 2013, so feel free to ignore my ramblings
14/07/2012 at 05:08
TheEngineer - I'm 65kg and a (relatively) slim 30yr old 'lady'...there'd be nothing of you!

Lots of gentleman latching onto the 2mins training...argue as a good interval session maybe...obviously as iron distance triathletes you have the endurance part nailed when the mood takes you?

*silence...nervous laugh*
Cheerful Dave    pirate
14/07/2012 at 06:27
Endurance is one thing, but unfortunately from your perspective many male triathletes treat sex as transition: kit off, in & out as quickly as possible, toilet stop, right that's done, can I get out on my bike now?

14/07/2012 at 07:57

-Lose weight

-Sort out some the muscular problems I have.

-Consistency in my running

Quite easy except for #2 ...which impacts the consistency part.

14/07/2012 at 08:01

If having sex was a limiting factor I'd be up there with them kenyans....

15/07/2012 at 16:54
CD I love that analogy (as no doubt will my male triathlete buddies!) again laughed on the train...people are starting to edge away!

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