I reflect on my improving performance with a lot of chat about power outputs and Strava. I have included some graphs and also a picture to keep you from getting completely bored.
We're branching out! Tom and I have been exploring the off-road offerings of Devon with frequent trips to Haldon Forest for mountain bike explorations.
In preparation for an off-road half marathon I have found an inspirational video to help keep motivation high (and get me out of bed on those dark mornings).
After a slow start I warm to the muddy conditions and set some respectable lap times. I also jump over a tree trunk and my front wheel disappears into a mud swamp.
I have entered a half marathon in February. So I have been doing a bit of running. Work is five miles from my home so running in and out makes good base training. I have tried doing intervals, but until I am well past Waterloo the pavement is often a little too crowded (particularly in… Continue reading Running
At this time of year most competitive cyclists are getting stuck into their training for the coming season. In order to be able to train to your best potential it is important to know where you are - and even more importantly - your training zones. Whilst there are formulas that can be used to… Continue reading Fitness Testing
It's March. And I have spent the winter months procrastinating (both uni work and general life). So I am pretty unfit. In steps the lovely Tom, who has graciously agreed to coach me ==>>I have a training plan. March is all about race fitness and learning. As most of my races will be criteriums we're… Continue reading Quality Quality Quality