Monthly Archives: August 2011

Norn Iron beats Algarve…

Ok, it is fair to say that this is the deepest post-holiday blues I have ever suffered – I miss the sunshine, the pool, the tennis (and the tennis tournaments with copious amounts of newfound acqaintances!) , the cheap (but … Continue reading

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On target?

Well I am certainly on target for hitting 9 “sessions” in the Algarve sun. I have completed 8 and I am fairly confident I can get another two in before I go home. I don’t think I am on target … Continue reading

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Speed in the heat?

The Algarve heat is a real energy Sapper and it is great to spend the day playing in the pool with the kids or playing tennis with some new acquaintances…however, I knew running in 30-40 degree heat would be tough! … Continue reading

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…time for a brief interlude

Hopefully, the 3 weeks ahead enjoying sun, sea, sand, beer, wine, good food and even some junk food will not wreak too much havoc on the┬átraining regime?? With the Lagan 10k on September 4th, a week after my return I … Continue reading

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Great article for triathletes and runners…studies on the effect of cycling cadence on running speed…

Defintely one for the runners and traithletes out there… http://www.pponline.co.uk/encyc/triathlon-cycling-training-85

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Trampoline, technology, a run in the sun and the challenge of the month ahead…

Twas all excitement this morning as my daughter’s trampoline arrived very early. Of course a short time after the arrival of the kids toy, daddy’s toy arrived – a new iphone.I had heard from various sources that putting the trampoline … Continue reading

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