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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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3 weeks consistency going into peak

It’s been a good 3 weeks. I put in a lot of work during this period. My training was consistent and nicely balanced. I am feeling ready and at peak. One more long run to do this weekend and then … Continue reading

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The counting hamster

This weekend I did an educational brick training session on Sunday. It started off the week before with a major plan to clock 180k on Saturday But then Saturday arrived and so did the rain. A quick change of plan … Continue reading

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Seeking professional help and realizing I am a hunchback

I went to seek professional help. But it’s not the one my friends always recommend after I tell them my training logs. That might come later when I am convinced myself that I am crazy, for now I just have … Continue reading

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Long bike ride strategy

I found a great way to train and have a social life, especially for the biking. My last two long bike rides where always combined with a visit halfway. The 1st was a ride to my parents. The live 72km … Continue reading

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