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Wk3 into Wks4 & 5

Last weeks training went well, I only missed off one planned session, the spin on Friday, to get a rest day in instead. By the end of todays I’ll have done 3 swims, 2 runs, 2 strength and had a … Continue reading

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Wk2 into Wk3 and being a mentor

Last week was good, my first week back at work… and I tried to keep my training up, but needed a rest day on Friday, and ended up skipping my strength workout on Monday (for a rest day) after swimming … Continue reading

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Week 1 into Week 2 – back to it

I had a good couple of weeks off work I’ve type festive period – it was a good break with big long sleeps and many lie ins… and a conscious decision to reduce my training back. Here’s what I did… … Continue reading

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My new nutty banana breakfast

Here’s my new breakfast… sort of derived from Mark Sisson’s primal porridge… but mine isn’t paleo … as I used cows milk. Ingredients for two portions: – 1 cup pecan nuts – 1 cup flaked almonds – 1/2 teaspoon of … Continue reading

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New working from home set up

Like many, since March 2020 I’ve been working from home. I started off in the kitchen for a few days, then once my other half was sent home, she worked from downstairs and I worked from the spare room upstairs. … Continue reading

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Technique 1 Swim Session – 6/1/21

I thought I’d blog about my swim training rather than just share it on my Facebook page, so here it is. This morning I started my swim training for 2022 with a new swim smooth workout – Technique 1, which … Continue reading

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My Swimming Training Plans for 2022

As you probably know, last year I got back into swimming – swimming for myself and I’m also grateful to be swim coaching again, for the Glasgow Triathlon Club – a great wee inclusive and encouraging club in Glasgow. It’s … Continue reading

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2021 Totals & 2022 Events entered

The numbers are in for my activity last year … thanks to Garmin… as I’d hoped, I managed the following: Run – 400 miles / 100 / 8x a month on avg Cycling – 600 miles / 69 / 6x … Continue reading

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185,100m swimming in 2021 (6 months)

This morning I was at Bellahouston again, for my 11th swim of December and my final swim of the year. I had one 2,600m swim / 104 lengths to do… then I’d have swim 185,100m or 115 miles since June. … Continue reading

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Wk50 until the end of the year

Two weeks ago I had a good balanced week of exercise… with 2 short runs, 3 strength sessions, 3 swims and 1 spin session (and 2 swim coaching sessions) in the week. My sleep wasn’t too good, with me waking … Continue reading

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