Category: Fitness

Weblog posts about fitness, health and well-being.

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Sociable Training

I was quite sociable last week. I usually do pretty much all of my training on my own. I find it quicker to do, easier to fit into my schedule and probably more productive too. However, there’s no real focus to my training at the moment. I’m just training and racing for the fun of...

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The January Doldrums

I’ve been trying to think of things to add to the blog over the past week or so, but we just haven’t been up to much really. I guess it’s just the January Doldrums. It’s cold, it’s wet, it’s miserable and more often than not it’s dark outside. We’re back at work, Christmas seems as...

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Box End Quad Results 3

Box End Quadrathlon Results and Analysis

The results are out from the Box End Quadrathlon and I did OK. Time for something of an analysis. The official results are here: http://www.quadracracing.co.uk/images/2018-Quad.pdf, but I’ve added a rank column for each of the disciplines as I like to see that, so here they are with the ranks added. As you can see: I had a...

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A Week of Training 3

A Week of Training

It’s been a while (at least a year) since I’ve done any proper training, but I have now done a whole week of training! I had eased back from races and such like in 2015 but then arthritis in my shoulder at the beginning of 2016 forced me to ease off completely. I was of course still...

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AC Joint Arthritis 2

Shoulder Injury Diagnosis – Old Before My Time

MRI Scan Results I’ve finally had the results back from the MRI scan on my shoulder and a diagnosis. Essentially there’s some fairly extensive arthritis of my acromioclavicular (AC) joint. If you remember back to the New Year when my shoulder pain first occurred then I thought at the time that it was an AC joint issue....

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FTP Test 1

Training, Racing and Recreation Balance

You may have noticed that although I’ve still be fairly active, cycling, running around the coast path and such like, I haven’t been posting about any proper training and certainly nothing about any races. This is all due to the fact that I’ve had a few niggling injuries. Injuries Last year it was plantar fasciitis,...

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