Good going though EP.
Brit - my current employer is based in the US, so very pro-Mil and ensure one is never out of pocket. Previous employer gave me 2 weeks extra unpaid hol. Horses for courses!
Anybody heard any rumblings about extending the entry beyond the initial 1,000? I'm currently without a race entry for next year but on the reserves list for this one. Tempted to jump on something else, just in case.
Red you mean be at the same race again
I've finaly given in to mucky school kids germs and have a cold. Pounding head, sore eyes, and a nose that won't stop dripping. Hubby being on nights and my not being able to sleep is making me feel worse.
Good job the plan starts next week so I can rest without feeling guilty!
Thanks Cake! It does seem a little unreal when I think back but I like the plan!
Red dog you is just plan silly!
Are the Finkers ready to rumble?
Week 1 - Outlaws ... rrrrreadyyyy!!!
Started 2 weeks ago, planning on having a weeks holiday in march so I started early. Xmas parties have not been kind to my training schedule, do not feel like training today after last nights few beers
I'm ready honest.......someone tell me what i should be doing tomorrow
Yup. Have rested all week in preparation for tomorrow
I ran long today.i think I will havr to rearrange my rest day.can't start a week on a rest day
Ok folks I need advice
I'm new to teaching - 2nd full year
I got a cold tuesday having been snotty the week before so rested totally as colds tend to lead to coughs within 48 hrs for me. Today I woke up feeling a tone better ready to rock n roll tomorrow and tonight I get the hacking cough. I know that freezing weather & hacking coughs = no training *grrrr* but how do I prevent this again? I knew I was run down as before the cold hit I started getting some spots (I hardly get them) and a mouth ulcer (again never get that) and I'd only done a coupleof heavier weeks maxing at 6hrs
piss off and haven't even started on the plus side I haven't caught the S&D that's been going round school!
cant help there other than taking echinacea to try an prevent them in the 1st place, my hacking cough was asthma!
on an upbeat note my achilles tear has healed enough for me to cycle and use the elipticle trainer (sub for running sessions) so game on Fink!!!
I'm spending the first week of Fink at a hotel with a superb gym and nice pool, in a moment of madness I signed up to do a spin class at 06:30 tomorrow morning so no rest day for me.
good luck all you Finkers, enjoy the training and I hope all of you with injuries / illness are soon recovered.
RP - Yay!
EP - Ulcers at this time in the term is normal. Its been a long term. Don't be a martyr, and take time off work. You will not get a medal for going in when you're ill, and at this point in the term your defences are low anyway. Don't train when you're chesty ...
EP - In May I changed my diet to eat much less grains and mostly veg and fruit with plenty of protein. Obviously I have to eat enough starch to keep up with training (ran 3 marathons over the summer) but it was much less than normal.
As a result I have found myself much less susceptable to the sore throats that I would get with the too little sleep/too much work that is norm in my life. Energy level is higher too.
I'm not sure that everyone would agree, but it has helped me.
heard about that and also that peeps are losing weight on it too.
Got to try something and the 1st 10wks of Fink Just Finish aren't tooo tough so maybe worth a go
Outlaw training is a good way to lose weight. Towards the end I was having 4 or 5 meals a day and snacking almost non-stop, and still struggled to maintain a constant weight.
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