lou Diamonds

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Overdone it?

Posted: 19/10/2016 at 17:13

Deflowered by Tommy Brock and Mr Todd were you?  You should think yourself lucky.

Overdone it?

Posted: 19/10/2016 at 10:30

DT - I expect to see you one of those channel 5 talking heads shows were minor celebrities bang on about a seemingly endless list of trivial gripes.

I like switchbacks as I like to watch see the fast runners zoom past and I like to wave and encourage people I know.  No high-fiving though.

Alternative to ice bath

Posted: 16/10/2016 at 12:33
I find that a couple of hours in the pub makes an excellent alternative

Why am I not getting quicker?

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 13:16
Glitch74 wrote (see)

I appreciate the overall distance might not be great but a 25% increase in mileage is a lot so figured it should come with a reasonable (25% would be nice) improvement in times.

Do you mean you were expecting to knock over 9 minutes off your 10k time?  That's a bit optimistic by any measure and most would think 1 minute is a reasonable return.

I concur with what others have said: drop the intervals (and you might want to slow down that tempo run a bit too), increase mileage then reintroduce intervals for a few weeks prior to your target races.  

Overdone it?

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 21:23
literatin wrote (see)

Thanks Chris! But I think that as the table is mainly for our own amusement, it wouldn't make that much sense to include gender. Also, as it originated from pointless bickering about what constituted a running advantage or disadvantage (hence why we reward ourselves for being younger or lighter), all the men would automatically get a gold cell for being men. Now that *would* be sexist..

I'm surprised that no one has suggested this before.

DT - I have a theory, that the difference between total time and moving time reported on connect is an indication of how accurate the gps is on the day.


Overdone it?

Posted: 09/10/2016 at 20:46
Well done but bad luck DT. That is quite long.
My garmin measured 13.21 and the last few hundred metres wound through some twist turney lanes and as I rounded each corner I expected to see the finish but it wasn't there. And then it was. Another slightly surprising pb of 1:23.28. I say slightly surprising because I really felt like I was fading in the second half. I guess that's one of the disadvantages of not racing much

Overdone it?

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 22:41
Hard cheddar, tough shit, tough titty.
And particularly obnoxious characters would say - can you hear that? That's the sound of the worlds smallest violin.

Running & Graphic Design Survey

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 14:04

No one interested in Strava CR / KoMs?  

I really like the design of the strava traning log too.  Not sure it motivates me though.


Efficient marathon training

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 13:36

The Hanson's approach doesn't suit people who are short of time - it explicitly states that in the introduction.  The basis is what they call 'cumulative fatigue' and running 6 or 7 times per week is fundamental to that approach.  

Overdone it?

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 13:04

Rich - I had a similar problem being unable to pair via wifi to update software.  I managed to resolve it eventually, but I can't remember how now.  

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