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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...
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...
The dress rehearsal success
by 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...
Goal setting and I worry about the run
by charlieelise Jun 18th 2011
The next discipline under the spotlight of worry is the run. I am so embarrassed about my slow run. Recently though I’ve been talking to some guys at work who run and it turns out, they run at about the same pace as me. So, maybe I’m not that slow a...
I never really rode a bike as a kid, and was generally very unsporty and chubby. So naturally, now I do triathlons. I try to raise some money once a year too, chuck something in the bucket here: