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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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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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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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Off season rules

I am kinda still in the off season, but already starting to work towards the Base phase of my training. I will keep this for the next couple of weeks. Lets call it preparation time. For this period I have … Continue reading

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Wrapping up 2012 and going into the off season

Its been a great year competing. When I look back, I feel proud about the goals I set and achieved. Not only did I manage to go further and faster, but also I fell in love with a childhood dream. … 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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Stopped being lazy

One of the ways to beat a clock is to up the intensity. In the past my training was mostly focused on how many miles I can work into a week. Normally catching up on it with a long run … Continue reading

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