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7 hours ago, Fitness Buddy said:

heat got me bad.  Melb goes from 12 degrees to 25 degrees

Don't come here. 38 degrees today, and expecting low to mid 30's for the rest of the week.

At least it's not humid.

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Tried out the refurbished pool at Samford today. The last swim I had in it was 100 x 100 on 1:45. I'd swear they added 5m to the end of it when they rebuilt it over Winter, cause I couldn't even manage 10 on that cycle time today.

Feeling very tired at this point, but glad I did it.

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On Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 7:32 PM, Ex-Hasbeen said:

Don't come here. 38 degrees today, and expecting low to mid 30's for the rest of the week.

At least it's not humid.

Just the sudden change.  I normally enjoy hot weather but seems cold melb stuff has softened me

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Feeling slightly better today, and managed 1.6km. Still have absolutely no speed, and had trouble even doing my normal W/U at a pace 10sec per hundred slower than normal. Just putting some distance in the arms & shoulders at the moment, so happy just to be back in the water. 

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I spent yesterday traipsing around White Water World with my kids...... does that count as a swim set?

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Today was 3 x1km (goal 4:10) and 5 x 200m. 

Ran (in order) 4:10, 3:59, 3:52 --> (a new PB for 1km - previous was 3:55).

Felt like road runner today - meep meep  :o:D:D:D:D:D:D

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Hour on the MTB around the UNE track at lunch.  Strava PBs galore (but still crap compared to the fast guys & gals, though I suspect some have gone round on an RM125), due to the guys over on the offroad thread telling me to drop tyre pressure from about 40 to 25psi.

"Your tyre's are too hard" is the dirty equivalent of "your seat's too high".

 

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Rode my MTB on single tracks for an hour from the front door at work. 90% of which I have never ridden before after a couple of years off the bike. Trail fairies been extremely busy in a very very good way!!

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I'm going to try a swim today and see how it goes. I can bend my leg now, so that should help. Late last week I ruptured a baker's cyst - did not know what that was or that I had one until my left leg blew up and I could hardly walk. Similar symptoms to dvt so they got me to inject myself with anticoagulants until I could get in for a scan. These things always happen on a Saturday afternoon! 

Hoping I can get back on the bike on the weekend, even if just for a spin. I hate to see good weather go to waste ☀ 

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2km swim this morning. Still feeling weak & sore, but getting slightly faster. I managed 5 x 100 on the same cycle as I did 100 x 100 earlier this year, but I was about 3 seconds slower per 100. Ouch!

Goal to swim 6 days straight this week, have Sunday off, then slot into squad Monday morning.

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2 hours ago, Ex-Hasbeen said:

2km swim this morning. Still feeling weak & sore, but getting slightly faster. I managed 5 x 100 on the same cycle as I did 100 x 100 earlier this year, but I was about 3 seconds slower per 100. Ouch!

Goal to swim 6 days straight this week, have Sunday off, then slot into squad Monday morning.

you inspired me to swim for the first time in 2 months

monday 1km

Today 1.2km averaging 2.45/100m pace. And as i get fitter it doesn't get much faster than that

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Back on the bike today after 2 weeks of holidays consisting of lots of great food and drink and only a week of 5km runs...also I slipped and entered IMAus2018.

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First real go on my new MTB. 

Took it for a 25k spin on some easy trails yesterday, and today was 2 laps (22k) of the montainbike club course.  Some parts more like trials than trails (even mostly taking the B line for beginners), but a lot of fun.   Need to learn when to NOT pedal!  Caught a few obstacles with pedals, and even the chainring on a couple of chunkier ones.

3 offs, so a few bumps and bruises.  A proper set of knee/shin pads coming my way  - but my old volleyball kneepads will be making an appearance for tomorrows go.

 

Quite a lot of fun though!   Pic below is some of the tame trail stuff.  

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65k on the bike before the traffic, home for coffee, toast, fruit and a load of washing. 6.5k run to the pool, 2k swim and drills, 6.5k run home. All at an easy pace.

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On 9/27/2017 at 8:04 AM, Ex-Hasbeen said:

Goal to swim 6 days straight this week, have Sunday off, then slot into squad Monday morning.

2km again this morning to complete the 6 days straight. I did a timed 100m on Monday, Wednesday & today, and went 1:30, 1:28, & 1:25, so things are moving in the right direction. Seriously thinking of hitting the dam early tomorrow to do an easy session before squad Monday.

I just know Monday is gunna hurt bad. :(

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10km.  46.12min. 2nd female.  Not what I hoped for.....but still a solid run in humid conditions.

 

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I don't know what I was thinking. 2.6km at the dam to make 7 days in a row after nothing since early June. 1st day of squad tomorrow should be interesting. :helpsmilie:

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2 hours ago, Tyno said:

Did you want a white? :)

Lol.......No love my trophy. Just my run time.

 

But I have been reflecting to afternoon and remember that it is a privilege for me to be still running and everything I do is a blessing.  Just love achieving that next level of better. :D

 

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