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13th-16th Jan – Some tired training

Hard couple of weeks training and shattered now! This week has been a tough one mentally to keep going. Mon Easier session 10′ at 80%HR, 10’at 75%HR and 40′ 65% at r18 10:00 2408m (2:04.5) r18 10:00 2330m (2:08.7) r18 … Continue reading

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Thursday 2nd Jan – 3x1500m

Wasn’t looking forward to this after the hard sessions the last couple of days 3x1500m [15:00]. Was aiming for 1:46-1:47 for this but found it tough going. Lung burn and legs dead now. 1500m 5:23.8 (1:47.9) r35 1500m 5:26.1 (1:48.7) … Continue reading

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Wednesday 1st Jan – 60′ r22

Happy new year! Started off with 60 min rate 22. The first 40 minutes heart rate capped at 80% and the time trial the last 20, still keeping the rate at 22 60:00 14513m (2:04.0) r22 10 2421m (2:03.9) r22 … Continue reading

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Tuesday 31st Dec – r20 fun

7x2000m rate 20. My aim was to try to get them all sub 8 minutes. Bit if a tough session. Hit TE 5.0 on Suunto which I’ve never managed before 2000m 7:59.6 (1:59.9) r20 2000m 7:59.7 (1:59.9) r20 2000m 7:59.3 … Continue reading

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Mon 30th Jan – 4×750

4×750 this morning. As I’ve had an iffy week last week I set of cautiously. Managed to finish faster than I started. Still slower than PB pace but ill take the adaptations Warm up 21:51.0 5005m (2:10.9) r20 750m 2:41.0 … Continue reading

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Sat 28th Dec – 4×1250 hd

Not great session. Warmed up for 4×1250 at race pace Did first one, felt rubbish. Stopped. The less said the better

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Fri 27th December – 10k

Just one session 10k at 82% HR 10k 41:58.8 (2:05.9) r23 Nice change of pace

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