Monthly Archives: September 2015

A month of daily challenges

   Next week we head into October. And although I have some big challenges on the horizon, I wanted something in the interim to get me back into the rhythm of training after a summer break.  I’ve been dabbling with … Continue reading

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Crawley Late Summer Triathlon – A Race Report

The other day, I was trying to remember the last time I started a triathlon without the words ‘Iron’ in the title and was failing miserable. Actually, while I type that I can hear Pen in my head telling me … Continue reading

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#WOD – Tuesday 22nd September

This week, after torrential rain, we mixed it up a bit (primarily to stay on our feet as much as possible). If you get a chance warm up/cool down with 1 mile gentle run.  The workout was as follows: 3 … Continue reading

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On Monday afternoon I emerged from the shop to get a coffee.  I’d been going pretty much solidly since Friday morning.  Once at Costa and sat nursing a large Americano, I took the opportunity to look up for a moment. … Continue reading

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Just do it – Even if you suck

On Sunday morning, I found myself staring upwards at the North Downs Way and the disappearing backsides of G and Lisa. The sun was warm, taking the edge off the early morning coolness.  The glowing light illuminated the vines, just … Continue reading

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According to Ironman athlete and coach Don Fink, people can be split into energy givers (radiators) and energy stealers (drains). It’s a phenomenon I’ve discussed in the shop in the past so it was nice to hear the theory ‘endorsed’ … Continue reading

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#WOD – Tuesday 1st September

Week four of this block of sessions today (next week we’ll head back to week 1, first seen on 11th August here). Today the focus is on fewer exercises but on a longer duration.  So… 3 rounds of 45 second … Continue reading

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