I'll start with a couple of disclaimers. I have a feeling everyone might be getting a bit sick of us harping on about this now, so after this blog I'll stop! Also, it's going to be a long one, so settle in with a cup of tea (or glass of wine), or alternatively now is … Continue reading I am an Ironman! (woman)
Now that we are in full taper mode (we have less than four hours of exercise to do this week!) I seem to have rather a lot of time for panicking and weeping. Having never really properly trained for anything before, and therefore never really properly tapered, I have discovered that although we were very … Continue reading Lists, lists, lists, lists…….
For a couple of weeks, my Training Peaks plan has had a very enticing entry for this week stating 'Taper - woop!'. I can't tell you how excited I have been about this, although no further details were forthcoming until the very last second. Indeed we'd resorted to bribery by having Crawford and his lovely … Continue reading Tapering. Yippeee!!
It is four weeks and two days to Ironman Wales. I have a dreadful lurch of anxiety/nausea every time I think about it at the moment and am torn between being so ready for this all to be over, and panicking that time is galloping by too quickly. We are essentially in our peak training … Continue reading Peak Training (I hope)
I am just back from the gorgeous Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. Back at the start of the year when Crawford and I were working out a long term training plan, he suggested I competed in a standard distance race (see Triathlons Explained) round about now. I began searching for a suitable race, … Continue reading #4 of 5 The Marvellous HebTri