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Its Been a While

Almost 3 years to be a bit more precise.  Stumbled across my blog whilst reading Jenny Nesbitt’s Jenny’s Blog A friend convinced me to start this blog a number of years ago.  He’d mentioned that one of the best reasons was to be … Continue reading

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Our British Weather

Having spent 6+ hours over the weekend riding in the cold with continual rain/sleet, it seems bizarre to now be thinking that I’ve been lucky with the weather, which is what I’m doing after the few inches of snow that … Continue reading

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Back on Track

What a difference a week makes. Two weeks ago I barely managed 1.5 hrs of exercise whereas last week I fell just slightly short of a planned 12hrs. As well as an improvement in my back, the change in weather … Continue reading

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Back to the start

Following a promising start to training, a back injury has set me ‘back’ somewhat. Three weeks ago I tweaked my back which resulted in slight discomfort when reaching up of bending to tie my laces. I’m not entirely sure how … Continue reading

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Here we go Again

Training The new training year began on 10th December for me, a date derived from when I would like to be at my fittest next year which happens to be beginning of July for a planned trip to ride in … Continue reading

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Central CX Round 5

Since writing about the first few rounds of the Central League CX I’ve had a good training week followed by 2 not so good weeks.  The week following round 5 at Brackley I put in some good turbo sessions and … Continue reading

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Heart Rate and Illness

Training has been going well for the past month and I have noticed the improvement in fitness. Last Tuesday I was out riding some hill reps with the aim of building my heart rate up to over 90% max as … Continue reading

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