Monthly Archives: May 2010

Setting up an Ironman training timetable – Part II: The basic weekly timetable

Ahh, the basic weekly timetable: what days do I train, and what sport (swim/bike/run) to do. Part I revealed my trimester of training blocks. Now I need a basic weekly timetable to follow. I’ve put off writing this a few … Continue reading

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Setting up an Ironman training timetable – Part I: Identifying my training blocks

With 40 weeks to go to Ironman NZ 2011 I need to start thinking about the training. First consideration is that our 4th baby is due 25 weeks prior to the race. Previous experience has shown that I’ll get little … Continue reading

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Injury woes? Sign up for an Ironman!

So how do you recover from an injury? Say, something like… two torn calf muscles? I don’t think you’ll find this answer in too many medical textbooks, but my solution is to sign up for my first ever Ironman! Well, … Continue reading

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