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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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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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My weekends are a write-off

This shouldn’t be a revelation to me – but it is. My weekends are a training write-off! Once again I planned my training week with a long run on Saturday and a long ride on Sunday. And once again I … 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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Calculating Ironman CTL Targets

Now that I’ve set my target times for Ironman NZ, I want to know how fit do I need to be to hit those times? More to the point, how fit for the swim, how fit for the bike and … Continue reading

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Underestimating Ironman New Zealand. DOH!

Something is wrong. I feel underwhelmed by the prospect of doing Ironman New Zealand. This goal should inspire me – something new usually does – but for some reason it hasn’t. Well, it has motivated me to train a little … Continue reading

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