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Final hit-out #FAIL

(Note: This was actually posted a few days after Hervey Bay, when I finally pulled my finger out and got around to publishing the bloody thing!) It’s 7am and I’m back at home, legs-up, coffee in hand, laptop out, contemplating … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a long run

Yesterday’s run was always going to be a disaster – it was just a matter of degree. It was the last of my three long runs before the Gold Coast Marathon in two weeks. So far they’d gone from bad … 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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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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Anatomy of a cock-up

My training week’s in tatters and I’m hobbling around on bloody sore (and possibly injured) legs. How did this happen? It all started on Wednesday. I was getting excited about doing the Robina race at the Gatorade Queensland Tri Series … Continue reading

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