Author: graham

  • A Recovery Week, of sorts!

    I’m exhausted!  I’ve had to back off or finish early so many turbo sessions lately ending up this Saturday just gone with only managing 20 mins of my 2nd 2 1/2 hour due to an erratic, and a little scary heart rate.  I ended up not doing my little 3 mile run either.  The rest […]

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  • So far, yet so near

    We have crossed the 12 week boundary, just 3 months to go. I say just but that is a lot of weeks still to train. Plenty of time to completely change levels of fitness in a positive or negative way!  In many ways I wish we could do it already. I feel okay, and it […]

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  • Back on my hamster wheel

    After a little over a week of running out doors our replacement treadmill was delivered into our newly painted garage.  Claire had had a busy 4 days clearing, painting, and refilling the garage to give the Nordictrack Commercial 2450 a nice new dust free home.  I helped a bit but much of the work did […]

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  • Death of a Treadmill

    You know what it’s like, it’s early in the morning and you are on the edge of exhaustion.  You’re into the last of the 10 mph intervals and you’re going well. You reach forward for your drink and the treadmill starts to bounce and buck. You move back quickly into the centre but not quickly […]

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  • Crisis of Confidence

    Training for something bigger that you can possibly imagine yourself finishing, whether that’s a 5k run or a Deca Ultra Triathlon, means you will swing in and out of positivity.  At times it will seem like an impossible task, one which only others who you see as better, stronger and more naturally gifted are capable […]

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