Monthly Archives: December 2010

Ironman NZ – 10 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 11 : BASE 2 Run Focus Week Training Hours: 6:44 (Swim 0:00, Bike 1:30, Run 5:15) Training Stress: 503 Distance: Swim 0 km, Bike 43 km, Run 62km The Highlights Lotsa running. 62km is a new hi-score … Continue reading

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Ironman NZ – 11 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 12 : BASE 2 Bike Focus Week Training Hours: 13:54 (Swim 1:55, Bike 10:41, Run 1:18) Training Stress: 811 Distance: Swim 5 km, Bike 306 km, Run 16km The Highlights Epic bike week. Lots of rides, lots … Continue reading

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Ironman NZ – 12 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 13 : Base 1 Recovery Week Training Hours: 10:12 (Swim 3:05, Bike 6:34, Run 0:34) Training Stress: 529 Distance: Swim 9 km, Bike 183 km, Run 7km The Highlights Peaks and troughs. I battled my way out … Continue reading

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Fear of Stepping off the Path

Last week I got an ankle injury. The sensible thing would have been to swap my longest ever training week with following week’s planned rest week. But I didn’t swap – I pushed on and tried to complete the big … Continue reading

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Ironman NZ – 13 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 14 Training Hours: 9:30 (Swim 1:21, Bike 3:31, Run 4:38) Distance: Swim 4 km, Bike 101 km, Run 58km Weight: 70.5ish kg (better) Sleep: (unknown) Core Work: 1 time (double meh!) The Highlights Biggest run week all … Continue reading

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How fit will the Beginner Ironman Training Plan get you?

I’m using Scott Herrick’s Beginner Ironman Training plan which you can grab from beginnertriathlete.com. I’ve entered all of the sessions into a spreadsheet (yes, that was painful!) and now I can see exactly what fitness his training plan will deliver. … Continue reading

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