Posts from ‘October, 2010’

Training October 27

Another rather frustrating day because of Simon Dallow’s injured foot. That meant my grand plans for a big ride followed by a big run were thwarted because I got the call to go back to work for the 6pm news. But at least I’d done some decent work on the bike before then. I headed [...]

Training October 26

Sorry, I have been off the air for a few days but life has been a bit busy and not really conducive for training. However I’ve managed to fit something in every day except for Sunday 24th – which was my girlfriend’s 50th birthday so I had a few things to do! But the good [...]

Training October 19

Did 50 lengths of Newmarket Pool today for 2.5 km. More or less non-stop, but got bad cramp in my calf muscles at about 45 and a half lengths. Very happy to complete the distance once I battled through the cramp. Was talking with Rick Wells, the former world triathlon champion, afterwards and he suggested [...]

Training Blog October 18

Seeing as how I still can’t run, I spent the weekend on the bike. Saturday’s ride was along Tamaki Drive and then out in the eastern suburbs through Glendowie and Karaka Bay before returning to St Heliers. There’s a few decent slopes around there. On Sunday I was out just on 8am and went in [...]

Training 15 October 2010

Training is well underway. I have been doing something for around an hour a day for the last 3 months but things have picked up in October. Mark Watson, the former high performance manager for Triathlon New Zealand, has given me a programme which I’ve been adhering to. Sadly, the programme has come unstuck this [...]