Monthly Archives: June 2013

Checked-in and ready on an awesome spot

Checked-in and ready for tomorrow. Plus I have an awesome spot for transition bags and bike stand. Right at the edge. Number 1051. Today started with an early swim. Registration and briefing. I late brunch consisting of pasta and and … Continue reading

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Lots of oxygen

Did a quick run on my old route in Vienna. A nice 6k run around the ring. Doing this I just realised what a big effect the altitude has. Joburg being 1500-1600m above sea level is a great place to … Continue reading

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Nutrition plan plus 10 600kJ

Currently the nutrition plan is in its works. I have with me plus 10 600kJ that needs to be consumed Day before plan I will start with a huge breakfast. Bacon, eggs etc No Fiber. Followed by huge pasta lunch … Continue reading

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Hitting the airport gym

I had mixed feeling when I 1 st read about airport gyms. I had more a disbelieve they exist. But true and behold they are out there. Dubai, LA, San Fran, Zurich, Munich etc and they are awesome. I did … Continue reading

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It is time

The time has come. Currently sitting in the OR Tambo airport in Jhb sporting my compression socks and newtons. Not in shorts but in jeans 🙂 The excitement is there with a bit of nervousness. Irulan my trusty bike is … Continue reading

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Building up the TSS

I am using TrainingPeaks for the last year. What an awesome tool!!!! Especially the TSS scoring. For the 1st couple of months I did not pay much attention to it. Then I saw in the Performance Dashboard the results and … Continue reading

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Change of plans BDT

I changed my plans from the long run too a confidence booster. I read in an article to do a Big Day Training 3 weeks to your race. Today that happened. It started of with a 5k swim in wetsuit. … Continue reading

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