FerrousFerret


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Double Ironman?!

Posted: Yesterday at 17:29

If you're a facebook user apply to join the Enduroman Events group, lots of useful posts from people used to going seriously long.

Running Water Bottle

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 16:52

Tried the donut bottles and didn't really get on with them, a faff to hold and the drink gets warm.  I typically use either 500 ml or 750ml bottles with a sports cap and keep the bottle in some sort of waist pack.  Will only use these if I'm out for longer than an hour or so.  Sports caps can be stiff to open and close and are a pig to clean properly (I tend to soak mine in a Milton solution every few months as it also gets rid of the smell if I've been carrying flavoured drinks).  I do have one bottle with a top like this one:

https://www.amazon.com/Squeeze-Leakproof-Hydration-Running-Football/dp/B00HWQFR8A  

The Psychiatric Wing

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 00:14

Top swimming Schmunks.

I missed most of the IM Spanish stuff as I was otherwise engaged at Hever Castle triathon- woots to Meldy and Trogs.

 

The Psychiatric Wing

Posted: 19/09/2016 at 22:56

I have a very lovely friend who used to live not too far from Hobbiton who alerted me to the presence of the garden centre and I remembered that UC had a pechant for gardening.  I did briefly have an olive tree and a banana (tree,vine?) from said garden centre until I killed them with my incompetence.

Happy packing Melds

The Psychiatric Wing

Posted: 08/09/2016 at 16:04

Afternoon all,

I have an absolute blind spot when it comes to gardening, which means in the not too distant future I will need to get the mechanical equivalent of a flamethrower out to stop the back garden doing a fair imitation of the day of the Triffids.

Bank holiday Surrey bike bimble

Posted: 26/08/2016 at 23:04

Shame, but there'll (hopefully) always be another time

Bank holiday Surrey bike bimble

Posted: 26/08/2016 at 16:54

So, all a bit last minute and low key.  Dustboy has gallantly volunteered to lead out a 35-ish mile flat-ish circuit on Sunday morning.  Meet up at car park in Woodend Road GU16 6QP.

Post ride feed at the Deepcut Cafe.

Attending to date: Dusters, myself and Kanga,

Transition to forefoot strike

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 15:21

Running flats are a good choice if you want to practice forefoot striking.  There's lots of information out there, try googling 'Pose running technique', 'Chi running' or Gordon Pirie forefoot.  Change in technique will hammer/stretch the calves at first so don't try to go too far or too long too soon.

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