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Ticking it over

Winter is coming to an end on the Gold Coast. The mornings are still fresh (3 layers), but the days are hot, the sun’s rising earlier, and the magpies are getting frisky. Since completing the Gold Coast Half Marathon six … Continue reading

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Running injuries and shoes

Running injuries aren’t necessarily bad news for shoe manufacturers… My garage floor pre-injury: My garage floor after two years of calf injuries: Shoe companies make more money out of me when I’m injured. So do physios. Hmmm…

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Snake on the trail

I haven’t seen a lot of snakes in the wild since we moved to Australia six years ago, so when I flung my bike around the corner and found a snake in the middle of the track, I froze. My … Continue reading

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How to get Remote Working working, when you have young kids at home

I had a pretty frustrating day on Monday. I’d been up since sunrise and went to bed at 10:30pm. I’d spent the entire day either working or looking after kids. And I’d only got 7 hours work done. No exercise. … Continue reading

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30 Days of Biking Review

Last month I took on the 30 Days of Biking challenge. Or, as we say in the TwitterSphere: #30daysofbiking. What is 30 Days of Biking? The aim of #30daysofbiking was to ride your bike, every day, for the 30 days … Continue reading

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Ironman NZ – 15 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 17 Training Hours: 10:28 (Swim 1:50, Bike 5:07, Run 3:31) Distance: Swim 5 km, Bike 143 km, Run 41km Weight: 70.5ish kg (better) Sleep: 5.9 hrs/night (less) Core Work: 3 times The Highlights On Sunday I did … Continue reading

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Calf-ometer

How are my troublesome calves doing now? Let’s check the calf-ometer: I’ve done 60km of running in 10 days. There are a few sore spots that’ve been getting a lot of thumb-work, but they actually feel pretty good! No intensity … Continue reading

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