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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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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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Ironman NZ – 5 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 6 : BASE 3 (Week 3 of 5) Training Hours: 18:25 (Swim 2:36, Bike 11:16, Run 4:33) Training Stress: 1072 CTL Ramp Rate: + 8.6 (to 107) Distance: Swim 8 km, Bike 269 km, Run 51km The … Continue reading

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Ironman NZ – 6 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 7 : BASE 3 – Second Week of Five Training Hours: 8:12 (Swim 1:55, Bike 1:33, Run 4:44) Training Stress: 571 CTL Ramp Rate: – 3.0 (to 98.4) Distance: Swim 5.5 km, Bike 47 km, Run 55km … Continue reading

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Ironman NZ – 7 Weeks To Go

Summary of Week 8 : BASE 3 – First Week Training Hours: 15:44 (Swim 2:04, Bike 11:24, Run 2:16) Training Stress: 762 CTL Ramp Rate: + 1.7 (to 101.4) Distance: Swim 5.9 km, Bike 317 km, Run 26km The Highlights … Continue reading

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BASE 3 – What’s in Store?

I’ve just started the BASE 3 training block for Ironman New Zealand. BASE3 is a five week block that covers Week 8 through to Week 4; it delivers me three weeks out from the race. After this block it’s pretty … Continue reading

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