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Welsh Coast Path Run – Aberystwyth to Borth to Tre Ddol

Coast Path Vital Stats Aberystwyth to Tre Ddol Distance: 11.78 miles Total Elevation Gain: 433m Highest Elevation: 116m Time: 2:03:41 Av. Pace: 10:30 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 138bpm Max Heart Rate: 161bpm Calories: 1248 Following on from my run along the Coast path from Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth last weekend, I thought I’d continue with it today with a...

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Garmin Advanced Run Dynamics on my Fenix 3

The latest Fenix 3 v6.50 firmware introduced a slew of new Run Dynamics features giving me yet more run data to analyse. The updates to the Advanced Run Dynamics included Ground Contact Time Balance (GCT Balance) Stride Length Vertical Ratio This is in addition to the previous Advanced Run Dynamics of: Ground Contact Time (GCT)...

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Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Coast Path Run

Coast Path Vital Stats Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Distance: 9.93 miles Total Elevation Gain: 562m Highest Elevation: 158m Time: 1:54:51 Av. Pace: 11:34 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 139bpm Max Heart Rate: 180bpm Calories: 1199 I’ve just got back from running along the Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Coast Path. Not that unusual for me to be up to...

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Acromioclavicular Ligament Tear

What seems to be an never ended stream of injury and illness continues, this time with an acromioclavicular ligament tear. yep, I’m falling apart! Until recently, my shoulder had been fairly bullet-proof. Despite lots of swimming and the wrenching and pulling of windsurfing I’d never had any issues with them. This changed over Christmas whilst on a usual...

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Options for a Night in

2016 is upon us and the dust may well be settling down on the New Year’s resolutions and whether they are realistic or not. One such resolution could be to slow down and simply enjoy your time at home rather than rushing around like one of them chickens without a head! Online TV and demand...

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Aquascape Update – Soda Stream Cylinder

The CO2 soda stream cylinder in my aquascape finally ran out over Christmas so I replaced it with a new one. That’s not bad going seeing as it’s been injecting CO2 into the tank since August. Most people seemed to suggest that a small Soda Stream cylinder wouldn’t be sufficient for a tank this size but...

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Garmin Fenix 3 Battery Drain Fix

I love my Garmin Fenix 3 smart watch and without wanting to curse it, it has all been working well. There are occasional software updates for it and these have brought improvements with them since I got the watch. As a watch that I can wear all day long then I obviously use it all the...

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Ynyslas Beach Whale Removal

The beached Whale at Ynyslas has been removed today. I just so happened to notice a digger go past the house whilst I was vacuuming the living room and thought to myself that it was probably going to the estuary for a spot of whale removal. So, after my chores and an hour of easy...

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Geocaching in the Hills

Day two of 2016 and we had to get Morgan out of the house again, so we had some nice easy almost drive by geocaching in the hills planned. Not much walking involved today just a quick cache and dash before heading into Aberystwyth so that Morgan could spend some of his Christmas money on...

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