Category Archives: targets

Swimming – 4 years and what?

Four years ago I could barely swim – I could swim one length, then I’d need to stop for a breather. That was my starting point for triathlons – plenty of room for improvement! And now, with four years under … Continue reading

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Surviving an Injury

It’s now two and a half weeks since I tore my right calf muscle. I still can’t run and the my target race (the Gold Coast Half Marathon) is less than three weeks away. And, I’m worried! I’m not worried … Continue reading

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Training Load for Swim vs Bike vs Run

One of the complications of triathlon training is that you have three sports to balance your training between. I’m trying to figure out how to break down my training time for swim vs. bike vs. run. I’ve been tending to … Continue reading

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Sleep, where fore art thou?

The new baby has really taken up lot of time over the last two weeks. I’ve been mulling over this post while doing dishes, making up the bottles, changing nappies, but I’ve finally found a few minutes to actually sit … Continue reading

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Ironman NZ 2011 Target Time

Ironman New Zealand 2011 will be my first Ironman. What is my target time? Before I start my 20 week training plan, I thought it would be a good idea to layout my expectations for my race performance. No doubt … Continue reading

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