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xblane last won the day on April 17 2015

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About xblane

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  • Year of first Tri race?
    2014

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  1. xblane

    2018 Goals-what are they ?

    Oh, I just realised my 2018 goal is to enter the 18/19 summer without being injured Last two years soccer has gotten the better of me.
  2. xblane

    What training did you do today?

    50 minutes easy spinning on Zwift. Massage Maintenance counts as training right? Run this evening.
  3. xblane

    Winterfish 2018

    On struggle street for 2km
  4. xblane

    Winterfish 2018

    @Ex-Hasbeen I would have struggled to believe people were doing this kind of volume in anything other than the ocean around this time of year! Great stuff
  5. xblane

    What training did you do today?

    Run 1 hr at Z2 with 2 x 3 minute efforts thrown in (to avoid some rain) last night. 50min zwift this morning. These structured workouts really push me on the bike. I guess I get lazy when I free ride
  6. xblane

    TA Membership time

    I race once, maybe twice a year. No membership for me.
  7. xblane

    Winterfish 2018

    Wowzers! You got this!
  8. xblane

    Winterfish 2018

    Ok, Im soft I know, but the pool is usually 26+, it was 22 today. Brrrr. 2km.
  9. xblane

    What training did you do today?

    Yesterday 1hr 55min on Zwift (Grand Fondo plan) and 1hr run in hr zone 2. I'm using whatever my garmin is telling me for zone 2, (111-130), I'm assuming this is based on a max hr somewhere? Is that about ballpark range for a 34 yr old? I was able to do 8km @ 7:17min/km with ave HR at 121. My last Z2 effort was 7:32min/km over 30min. I find it really interesting paying close attention to heart rate and trying to get more efficient. I think I read on training peaks that you could expect your Z2 workouts to be 2 min slower (I'm assuming that is per mile?). I'm getting close to 2min/km slower, so I have some way to go yet.
  10. xblane

    Swim coach west Melb?

    Just as an aside, how important are tumble turns for the open water swimmer? I don't do them, partly because of the above, mostly cause I'm a triathlon swimmer
  11. xblane

    What do I need to do - 70.3 worlds 2020

    Good luck with this @KieranR!
  12. xblane

    Winterfish 2018

    I was going with the spreadsheet... at least I can swim without guilt once it is over So, 24th or 25th?
  13. xblane

    FTP & Ironman power

    I'm in almost the exact same boat, same power (Neo/Zwift), no PM. My last race I was trying to evenly split 3 lap bike course based on feel, but was frustrated getting off the bike as I felt like I'd faded. Legs were good to run though (for me anyway :D). Looking at the data afterwards, I negatively split each lap and was absolutely stoked. Not sure what I can chalk that up to. One of my favourite axioms is 'Feelings lie'. I had never equated that with triathlon though. I like racing by feel. I suspect I'd also like racing with a PM. What to do when the feelings lie?!
  14. xblane

    Winterfish 2018

    15 days off due to illness has left me in a bit of a hole. I'l see what I can scrounge this week
  15. xblane

    What bluetooth earphones are you using

    I use the set that came with my Nokia Lumia 920 from 2012 (!), but only on the trainer. Seem to be the only set that have ever stayed in my ears for longer than 5 minutes 😒
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