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A Saturday in the life of a trying triathlete
charlieeliseby charlieelise Apr 22nd 2013
I planned to head out to Richmond Park for a bike/run brick session on Saturday. It struck me this is what most of my Saturdays look like this time of year... 8.30am Struggle to wake up. Only got myself to blame as I stayed up until 2.30am to wat...
Post crash week training
charlieeliseby charlieelise Jul 8th 2012
I am racing next weekend. After the crash I was sure I'd race but earlier in the week after the reality of my road race and bruising set in, I seriously wondered if I would be fit. Monday I searched everywhere for Duoderm hydrocolloid dressings. ...
Training update: Only 18 weeks? My heart rate is working overtime!
charlieeliseby charlieelise May 23rd 2012
Eighteen weeks to go doesn't sound like very long so the title already freaks me out a bit! It's been a couple of weeks since I did a training update. The running has in general been going well. I've started using a new app, Runtastic, which I wil...
First Open Water Swim - I'm a Crocodile!
charlieeliseby charlieelise May 13th 2012
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Training update: 20 weeks to go - power to the pedals
charlieeliseby 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 ...
Clipping 'eck! I hit the SPDs with 23 weeks to go
charlieeliseby charlieelise Apr 16th 2012
Well Easter was fun! Went visiting family and took my running shoes. Of course I didn't do as many workouts as I'd have liked but realistically I knew it would be the case. But I did get out and it was good to run somewhere else. The really good news...
Training update: 25 weeks to go
charlieeliseby 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
charlieeliseby 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...
Racing on Saturday
charlieeliseby charlieelise Mar 14th 2012
I was having a rest day last week (well, no training, I still commute to work). As I was pedalling home I started getting what felt like cramp in my right calf. So annoying. Extremely as it turned out - it went on all weekend whenever I stretched or...
Training update: 28 weeks to go
charlieeliseby charlieelise Mar 10th 2012
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Training update 4 March -29 weeks to go
charlieeliseby 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...
30 weeks to go!
charlieeliseby charlieelise Feb 28th 2012
This week is week 1 of The Plan. And so far, it has NOT gone to plan. Yesterday was supposed to be a rest day (I'm doing Don Fink's 'Just Finish' iron fit training despite not doing an iron). But instead I went sprinting with the running club and ...
Friday quickie: My 2012 goals, news so far and is this plan a crazy idea?
charlieeliseby 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...
The dress rehearsal success
charlieeliseby charlieelise Jul 3rd 2011
You would expect, rightly, that fitting in training is quite difficult right now. I have an already demanding job which involves a fair amount of travel, and on top of this I'm trying to have a life and train for a triathlon. However I have made...
Why Against Malaria?
charlieeliseby charlieelise Jul 1st 2011
Through a programme run by David Compton, geography teacher at my secondary school, when I was 13 I went to The Gambia. I went at that young age because I was best friends with his son and a few of us went along with some older students, teachers and...
Planning
charlieeliseby charlieelise Jun 20th 2011
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Pride comes before a fall...
charlieeliseby charlieelise Jun 17th 2011
My confidence has grown on the bike to the point where I was getting reckless which led to a little crash and a stupid fall while out brick training. I get to 30km/h and above often these days - which I never used to hit, ever, before. So I was d...
Swimming, rest day plus Bath and back
charlieeliseby charlieelise May 29th 2011
Thursday was swim training. At Horfied again - I swum to the music on at Aqua Fit, which was hilairious. It's hard though as there's a lot of people there who have little idea about lanes and how they work. So far at Horfield I've identified two typ...
Symetrical blisters FTW
charlieeliseby charlieelise May 26th 2011
Brick training last night went really well. Overall average of 22km/hr and that included trafficy bits. Over a full 20km too. I broke halfway to run for 15 minutes which was rudely interupted by this: A tiny, tiny mouse! And I can assure you that m...
Core blimey, bike brake woes and it gets serious...
charlieeliseby charlieelise May 25th 2011
Last night's core blast went well. Legs feel like they had a good sprint on the treadmill - I ran for an extra 7 minutes and thank god, my hamstring has stopped hurting (new trainers, I thank you). I varied the speed and incline, and put my current ...
Freaking out: Blisters, travel and new trainers
charlieeliseby charlieelise May 24th 2011
8 weeks, 4 days until my first Tri. I'm beginning to freak out again. I'm going up and down in how I feel about it... mostly I feel like I haven't got enough training in. Two months ago I truly was a case of, I like swimming, but can't cycle a...
 
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