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Outlaw 2016

Posted: Yesterday at 08:11
Mallowpuff wrote (see)
If you want the benefit of a long brick run you can keep running to the burger van and back for us

Yeah, I'll be craving chips on the bike and run.  Brilliant idea.  I'm sure just me on my own, could keep you running around.  I also like ice cream. 

Calf guards

Posted: 27/06/2016 at 11:11

Never worn them myself, so just curious if they will help with muscle fatigure/recovery for Iron distance tri.

Calf guards

Posted: 27/06/2016 at 09:41

Thinking for endurance events, but not sure how they are meant to help?

My name is ???????? and i am gonna seriously get my sh!t in one sock - Part 2

Posted: 22/06/2016 at 16:08

Apparently magnesium is meant to help in the sleep department.  I've always had interrupted sleep for as long as I remember.  Drop off reasonably quick but after 90-120 minutes I wake up.  For the rest of the night I drift in and out of sleep and probably have around 3 trips to the loo.  Think I've got used to it and somehow I can survive on little sleep.  I think I make up for it at the weekends and have a little snooze sometimes on the sofa. I didn't get on with Nytol at all.  Found it gave me a really bad hangover headache the next day. I did sleep though.  Good luck

Outlaw 2016

Posted: 21/06/2016 at 10:30
Magna Carter wrote (see)

Just correct that for you....

"I WILL be a bit emotional when I finish" 

I don't know hardly anyone who hasn't had to fight to control their emotions on the finish line of their first (and in quite a few cases, subsequent) IMs.... and I know quite a few who have failed to control them spectacularly too!

Oh dear.  At least that will make me feel better if I have a total meltdown .  Definitely something alkofrolic afterwards - bubbles or rum or beer.  I'm not fussy.  I've instructed my mates to make sure that a can of bitter is ready for me to sip on the run.  Find it so refreshing after all the sweet stuff.

Outlaw 2016

Posted: 21/06/2016 at 08:18

Had a recovery week last week after Cotswolds 113.  Still training, but not long sessions or high intensities.  Now back for the last 3 weeks hard slog and then hopefully start tapering.  Getting nervous, and a little excited at the same time.  My first full distance and I'm under no illusions of the enormous challenge that's ahead of me.  I'll be pleased to just cross the finish line, as no idea how I will perform, being the first one.  My plan is to try and enjoy it and smile through the pain at the end.  Might be a bit emotional when I finish

My name is ???????? and i am gonna seriously get my sh!t in one sock - Part 2

Posted: 21/06/2016 at 08:03

Wow.  All sounds like it's going great for you.  Keep it up.  I had a recovery week last week after Cotswolds 113.  Still doing some training, but not so intense.  I now have 3 hard weeks of training to get done, before hopefully reducing it down a bit in the lead up to The Outlaw.

Somehow though I purchased another bag of Amaretti biscuits, but I haven't eaten quite as much chocolate/sweets.  That has definitely reduced.

Bike nutrition

Posted: 17/06/2016 at 12:36

Thanks for the tip.  I will give them a go as well.  Just need to cook a roast dinner now 

Bike nutrition

Posted: 17/06/2016 at 12:24

I might try the wraps on a turbo session.  I will know within 15 minutes of eating them if I'm going to get cramps.  Love the idea of roast spuds, but am defintiely going to try the savoury flapjacks

Ironman 70.3 Staffs

Posted: 17/06/2016 at 08:45

Yay.  Well done Sargeant.  Good effort and I bet you're feeling chuffed as a chuffed thing.  Now for the next one and you'll know your weak areas which you can work on.

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