Sunday 19th May saw me take part in my first half distance triathlon at the Outlaw Half Nottingham, hosted at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham. Arriving At Transition The Morning Of The Race Quick Facts: Race Distances: 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile Bike, 13.1 mile Run (half marathon). Race Times: Swim: 51.24 minutes Continue Reading
It has been a hot couple of days, and I have been out in the sun all day for the last 2 days leading up to today and was expecting a tough day in the saddle, which it was. The day was even hotter today, which although makes a nice change from the cold conditions Continue Reading
Was a tough cold one today, longest distance for a long while and it showed in my speed. Felt like it was all uphill, on a steel shopping bike, towing a shopping trolley for good measure. Relive ‘Morning Ride’
Relive ‘Morning Ride’
1 hour treadmill run tonight. Felt legs were strong even after yesterdays cycle.
Out on the road bike today, unfortunately the weather was not as nice as it was the previous day and felt like a constant headwind for 3/4 of the ride. Despite the wind and cold, it was a good solid ride and was still feeling good towards the end (even picked up a few PB’s) Continue Reading
First outside ride of the year – was very nice weather which made it a bit more pleasant. Took it nice and slow just trying to build up the miles – its certainly harder out on the road than in the gym on a watt bike, as the speed shows. Relive ‘Morning Ride’
1hr 10 minutes watt bike tonight. Surprisingly, after a day or 2 full of cold, I felt better than ever. Must be getting fitter! Warm Up:5 Mins Easy 1 Mins Build to Threshold Set 1:6 Mins OGE 55 – 60 RPM 2 Mins EASY recovery6 Mins OGE2 Mins EASY recovery4 Mins OGE2 Mins Easy Recovery (OGE: RPE Continue Reading