Monthly Archives: July 2012

Higher bike cadence affecting higher running cadence

The weekend I was pushing a Brick and started on a 50k bike ride followed by a 10k run. I started off in a higher gear for the 1st few minutes to warm-up and to get out of the city. … Continue reading

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The 76-78 sweetspot

I bought a Garmin GSC10 cadence meter. It synced with my Timex Global Trainer flawless-ly. I only had to set the wheelsize, which I forgot on the 1st ride out and luckily the speed indicator was so horrible, that I … Continue reading

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The 5k mile stone

It is a proud moment in my life. I reached the 5,1km milestone today. This happened by mistake. My training program was suppose to be shorter, but somehow an extra 600m slipped in. I decided then to push the limit … Continue reading

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Little things add up

Yesterday was a good work out day 17 July 2012. First time again on the road after a few days traveling. But I do recommend doing short, light exercises even if it is a recovery week and you are away. … Continue reading

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Timing was perfect, the weather played along as ordered

This is not a training log really but the absence of one. Currently working on a 2 week hard and 1 week recovery schedule. This week is my recovery and I am lucky it is the week it decided to … Continue reading

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why do i cramp!!! now i know

I suffered now a couple of times cramps in the pool. Some are so bad that my calves hurt for weeks afterwards. I did all the research, to find out why. I also increase my dosage of Magnesium, Calcium and … Continue reading

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Gear for your mind: I am here to win

Training gear is not only about a bike, shoes, clothing and other cool accessories. Books to me are a vital component, not only training guides but also inspirational books. I am close to finishing Macca’s “I am here to win”. … Continue reading

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