Beep, Beep, Beep

tempo trainer

beep… beep… beep…

Here’s a quick fire round up of the past couple of weeks. Shan’t bore you with the food or wine intake because yet again I haven’t taken any notes or indeed much notice. Enjoying my training at the minute, plus a great new gadget has given me a bit of a lift in the swimming department too…

Monday 18th Feb
Rest day. Take the tiddlers into school.

Tuesday 19th Feb
Ran 45mins with a 5min z4 interval. Had a swim with Keith at The Swim Shed. Bought a tempo timer.

Wednesday 20th Feb
Transition: 45mins on the rollers (road bike) with 3x 5 min z4 intervals followed by 15 mins on the treadmill.

Thursday 21st Feb
No training – Meeting in Basingstoke… at 2pm. Ate lots of flapjacks, bananas and clementines in the car.

Friday  22nd Feb
Key workout – Long Run, negative split – 10 miles in 1:30mins. 45mins at 9:20/mi and 45 at 8:30/mi

Saturday 23rd Feb
Rest day. Home work duties with the tiddlers. Long walk with Neenaws, visit to the safari park… little bike out with the boy, 10 miles, up a few hills and home, very proud dad.

Sunday 24th Feb
Key workout – Long ride loop with Robbo – 3hrs – 50 miles – no punctures (bloody cold though).

Week 13

Monday 25th Feb
Rest day – Took tiddlers to school and picked up the boy from his Leadership Class.

Tuesday 26th Feb
Ran 45mins with a 5min z4 interval
Was hoping for Whittlebury swim with The Swim Shed but never made it because I fell asleep on the sofa!

Wednesday 27th Feb
Transition: 45mins on the rollers (road bike – didn’t fall off, clipped in too) followed by 15 mins on the treadmill.

Thursday 28th Feb
Key workout – Long Run – 10 miles or 1:30mins. Z1/2

Friday  1st Mar
Swimming drills with my new Tempo trainer. I like this new gadget. Beep…beep…beep…

Saturday 2nd Mar
Rest day. Home work duties with the tiddlers. Long walk with Neenaws.

Sunday 3rd Mar
Key workout – Brilliant long ride loop with Robbo, Jase and Neil – 3:20hrs – 56.1 miles (not so cold) – reasonable average speed too at 16.6 mph. Felt good at the end, even managed to push a bit up Chicheley Hill at mile 47/48. Jase was the clear star though, flattening every lump in his way for the full distance.

Have a good week. Nick

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