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Training update: 20 weeks to go - power to the pedals
by charlieelise May 7th 2012
It's been a few weeks since the last update, whoops... And I was doing so well. Last time I wrote I'd just had a cycle training session with SpinMonk. Since then I've been putting his advice into practice. The pedalling technique he encouraged me ...
Training update: 25 weeks to go
by charlieelise Apr 1st 2012
After the flatness of the week before it was an absolute joy to feel good again training. Last week when I blogged I'd just done an interval hill training session in the sun and was feeling better for it. The week continued in this vein. Monday w...
Training: 26 weeks to go - feeling flat
by charlieelise Mar 25th 2012
Saturday's mini tri of last week went ok. The stuff I was expecting to play up - the calf for example - did not make a guest appearance but guess what, the stitch I got last year did. This is clearly something that is going to happen unless I change...
Want to see my sausage? My Wattbike analysis
by charlieelise Mar 13th 2012
This was fun! Another good thing at the Triathlon Show was Wattbike. The guys there were doing pedal analysis and showing off their computers, gadgets and of course the bikes. I got a Trainer model, which is the same model they have in the gym. Appa...
Training update 4 March -29 weeks to go
by charlieelise Mar 4th 2012
It's the end of the week and I'm feeling apprehensive. February has turned to March and I know I've got a lot on my hands here. I got back from holiday last weekend and basically lived out the rest of the weekend like I was still on holiday. Went...
Friday quickie: My 2012 goals, news so far and is this plan a crazy idea?
by charlieelise Jan 20th 2012
Work is crazy but I'm getting up early to train. Really good to be back in regular training but rain and long dark hours, plus living in London now is making what I call 'real cycling' a challenge, and I'll find any excuse I can not to run. I've b...