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)
A word about coaches
I was going to save this until after the race, but it will be true whatever the outcome at the weekend, so it seems appropriate to post now. A year ago, when Paul and I signed up for Ironman Wales, I think we could have best been described as ‘enthusiastic joiners’ in the world of … Continue reading A word about coaches
Lists, lists, lists, lists…….
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!!