Tag Archives: swimming

Breaking the Ice on 50m Pools

The last week hasn’t been particularly exciting (except for today!). I have had the week off as I have had a cough – I stopped training as soon as my glands went up, it is my usual cue that something … Continue reading

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First Triathlon: Tockington 2012

After ~16 weeks of training – covering 765.8 kilometers over 49hrs 19mins 23seconds and consuming 46,718 calories I made it to the start line of the Tockington 2012 Triathlon – my first triathlon.

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Punctures, Perseverance and Puzzlement – Summary of the week

So Friday I picked up my bike from the LBS (Local Bike Shop) as it had developed some kind of noise that sounded like the bottom bracket had decided to die a painful death. I get 500m down the the … Continue reading

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Pool Mate Watch Review

When I started swimming on a more regular basis I quickly came to realise I missed the tracking that I was afforded by Runkeeper when running and cycling. I struggled to count laps and remember timing while trying to concentrate on … Continue reading

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What’s this all about? The beginning of it all…

This is a quick introduction as to what this is all about and how it all began. The story so far… around 20 months ago I decided to get a bit fitter. University life and a job as a software … Continue reading

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