Monthly Archives: July 2017

Injured – Not happy

Three weeks out from the race and things were moving along nicely. I went out for a four-hour ride on Saturday and about an hour in I felt a throbbing pain in my right achilles. I was stupid and decided I could train through it. It came and went, depending on the terrain. At the […]

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Busy Weekend

It feels like I need another few days off to recover from the weekend. On Friday right after work in the heat of the day I ran a 25k training run. I felt totally depleted. Jackie was ┬áin Ottawa spending some time with Brandon so it was a good opportunity to finish my long run. […]

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Missed last week – Race Result

I missed a blog entry last week. Not for any specific reason other than things have been so busy. Last weekend I participated in a local triathlon in Sydenham. My coach said it was ok to add this one to the schedule, but that I would train right through it. What did that really mean? […]

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Rest and Recovery Week

After last week’s race I needed a bit of rest and recovery. I had two days off from any workouts at all. I somehow picked up the dreaded “summer cold” as well. I assume my immune system may be a bit weak at this point. The cold has made sleeping difficult, but that means that […]

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