Monthly Archives: February 2011

Ironman NZ – 2 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 3 : TAPER (1st of 3) Training Hours: 13:07 (Swim 0:28, Bike 9:18, Run 3:21) Training Stress: 799 CTL Ramp Rate: + 1.2 (to 109.6) Well, this is a week late, but better late than never right? … Continue reading

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Ironman NZ – 3 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 4 : BASE 3 (5th of 5) Training Hours: 12:53 (Swim 1:22, Bike 7:52, Run 3:39) Training Stress: 749 CTL Ramp Rate: – 0.2 (to 108.4) The Highlights I’m alive. Yep, after the bike crash on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Bike bites Dog. Road bites Man.

That dog is the first thing that comes into my head when I try to recall the crash. A black Border Collie maybe? Frisky. FAST. I can see it racing along the footpath towards me, looking back over it’s shoulder, … Continue reading

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DO’s and DON’Ts for the Ironman Taper

With just under four weeks to go to the big race I’m just starting to feel the tingles of a few nerves, and I imagine that will only get worse! So I’ve been thinking about a few taper DO’s and … Continue reading

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Ironman NZ – 4 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 5 : BASE 3 (4th of 5) Training Hours: 15:19 (Swim 1:17, Bike 8:26, Run 5:36) Training Stress: 803 CTL Ramp Rate: + 1.6 (to 108.6) Distance: Swim 3.5 km, Bike 228 km, Run 62km The Highlights … Continue reading

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