Monthly Archives: June 2015

A Year of Training – Week 45

Monday –  Injury Prevention exercises – focus on hip flexors and glutes. Tuesday – 50 minute ride focusing on cadence.  My cadence is generally really low, while it feels like its high.  Working on it makes my legs feel like … Continue reading

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North Shore Challenge Recap

I had a 60 minute open water swim on my schedule for Sunday and then a teammate posted on Facebook about a race at Rattlesnake Point and I decided to sign up because open water with friends is way more fun … Continue reading

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A Year of Training – Week 44

Recovery Week post Rose City half. Monday – Went for a massage to get some of the muscle tightness worked out.  The fingers on my left hand aren’t working properly – like the message isn’t getting from my brain to my … Continue reading

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Rose City Half Triathlon Recap

On Sunday I completed my first Half Ironman distance triathlon (2000/90/21) at the MultiSport Canada Rose City Tri in Welland.  While I didn’t have a fantastic race, there were some great parts, some good parts and I figured out lots … Continue reading

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A Year of Training – Week 43

Monday – Recovery day! Race week is upon us!  Rose City Half Triathlon on Sunday… EEK Tuesday – 16K on the bike on the first part of the Ironman Muskoka course.  This course is NO JOKE.  I have The Fear. Wednesday … Continue reading

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A Year of Training – Week 42

Monday – Recovery day!  Nailed it! Tuesday – 40 minutes of speed play on the trainer, focusing on the the upstroke of pedalling.  Clipless pedals are pointless if you only push on the downstroke! Wednesday – National Running Day, so … Continue reading

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A Year of Training – Week 41

Monday –  Quick and dirty negative split workout in the pool.  Only 1000m but felt great in the water.  Quick massage in the afternoon on my achy right hip and the pain vanished!  At night I played a game of … Continue reading

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