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Weekly training routine Revisited

It’s only taken five weeks of using my weekly training routine to find enough problems to force a rewrite. The biggest problem is that the cycling isn’t happening often enough. Having just two weekly rides scheduled, and on adjacent days, … Continue reading

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Spicing it up

Damned if I can make this routine stuff work! I’m now into the 5th week of my 15 week base training block and I’ve never got close to hitting my basic weekly training routine. I’ve hit all of the runs, … Continue reading

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Key sessions

I’m sitting here feeling pretty proud of myself, having cranked out my longest run of the year. To be precise, at 1hr 48mins, it’s the longest run I’ve done in nine months (three months before I tore my calf muscle). … Continue reading

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Setting up an Ironman training timetable – Part III: Find an online training plan

So I need a 20 week Ironman training plan for 18 Oct 2010 to 6 March 2011 (Ironman New Zealand). First resource is to search the tubes. I found a few free candidates (free is good!): “13 Weeks to a … Continue reading

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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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