oh bugger, another fat newbie.....

getting started with stupid questions and a goal

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31/08/2012 at 20:06

I'm a tri novice on a one way mission to Outlaw ....come oooon, commit, you know you want to...

31/08/2012 at 21:42

I've been commited or have commited not sure if there is a differance Outlaw 2013 here we come based on no tri experience and going the couch to ironman route now just need to work really hard and learn to swim bike and run

How hard can it be the voices are telling me I can do it

31/08/2012 at 22:01

are those the same voices that tell you that you can indeed fly ???


31/08/2012 at 22:09

 oooh hope not

Blisters    pirate
31/08/2012 at 23:05

Oh yeah, that reminds me.
Next week I've got a sprint tri in the morning and a test of my flying in the afternoon. It's a good job I'm not going for a lash up and BBQ the night before. What? I am?

01/09/2012 at 12:53

Im with you Karma. From couch to outlaw in almost 10 months time....

Off for a run - aiming for 3.11 ( 5k ) of forward motion without death


01/09/2012 at 15:04

ok, 3mile of forward motion in 39.40 - ran out of water  .

so much more ot do. starting with a bigger fan for the conservatory treadmill location

01/09/2012 at 18:48

well done sgtlard

01/09/2012 at 20:27

I'm there too karma and Sargent.... What could possibly go wrong? You got Fink yet? 

01/09/2012 at 21:30

Got Fink planning to do intermediate plan started training to heart rate zones but having difficulty with Garmain reading my heartrate HRM and watch are both fine as work ok on Husband watch detects HRM but will not maintain reading I have ordered some connective gel to see if it helps really frustrating....what possibly go wrong huh

01/09/2012 at 21:45
Havent streched to a garmin yet. Using my polar till new year then 910 for late christmas
01/09/2012 at 21:49
Seems everyone is going for Iron Fit by Fink rather than 24 weeks to ironman by huddle?
Grabbed the former on kindle whilst the paperback meanders its way ...
01/09/2012 at 23:04

I'm using the base bit of Fink as a guide at the moment, seemed like that was the most recommended, and so far so good. No HRM yet though so doing it on percieved effort only, but just finished week 7 seems to be going OK....

02/09/2012 at 10:59
12 week triathlete by Tom Holland isn't bad either
02/09/2012 at 20:44

OK. bought that too...

just about to hit the turbo for 40 mins l2.  oh joy.

had a trawl around suits and doesnt appear to be a whale option so it will have to wait until spring when the their shape fits my body. - does rather make it another hurdle to punt outlaw signup at though.

talked myself out of a garmin910xt+trimmings, twice.  must hold out until xmas and ive lost 40lbs...

legs are a bit sore after yesterdays 3mile run. still, onwards and upwards.


M...eldy    pirate
02/09/2012 at 20:46

Put xx amount of money away per lb lost and then treat yourself to a Garmin ... 

02/09/2012 at 20:52

I actually quite enjoy an hour on the turbo so long as I can park myself infront of MTV

The puddles of sweat always make the pain seem so worthwhile and I always feel thinner afterwards

03/09/2012 at 20:27
Time for another run. 2 miles or 25 mins ?
WildWill    pirate
03/09/2012 at 20:32
I sometimes think I'm the only one round here that isn't a Fink fan .
purpletrilady    pirate
03/09/2012 at 20:33

I'm not a fink fan 

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