Tag Archives: swimming

The mystery behind the broken toe ….

Yesterday I finally went to the Doctor. I took an appointment at the Rosebank Center for Sport Medicine and Orthopedics. What a great place. Physios running around and lots of Sport Memorabilia hanging of the wall. I felt at home. … 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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Sharkweek

I am a sucker for training recommendations. If someone tells me that (quote CA) “your performance will improve if you eat a bunch of jelly babies and stand on your head” then I would do it. But that is the beauty … Continue reading

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Winter Victories

Especially in winter one needs victories and one needs motivation. This morning I had one of those. It is getting colder in Europe and the days are getting shorter. Last week was ok but this week we hit the lower … Continue reading

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The Tri-Tan

The Tri-Tan

So it looks like a Tri-tan with 2 visible tan lines. This happens if you have variable length cycling shorts.

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Training weekend Linz – definitely a recommendation

Last weekend 3 – 5 August I had my first training weekend together with some other athletes in Linz and I can definitely recommend it. It was not organized professionally but more a bunch of friends getting together to ride … 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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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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One arm butterfly flap

On the 6th I had my open water training. In summer this is awesome on the “Neue Donau”. Training plan consisted off 1) 5min warm-up with bilateral breathing on every 3 and 5 stroke 2) 8 x 120 strokes – … Continue reading

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Break through Swim

Yesterday’s swimming was a Break through event. Not a BT training that I need to spend time recovering, but a BT on  technique. Somehow it just clicked and my coach is worried that I am kicking her ass. In a … Continue reading

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