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Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Not a bad start to 2020!

Pretty short blog this week! And I suppose it’s been a pretty short week with New Year in the middle, it’s Saturday night I’m writing this on the 4th January. Same situation this week really, good start, all green then…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: The new year resolutions!

I know everyone and anyone will be doing this same this time of year, and mine this year is on consistency! Sounds easy and probably should be, but for some reason this year has been one of my worst for…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: It’s Christmas!

Not much to report this week to be honest! As the title suggests it’s christmas week and training is if and when it can! Despite that the week has been relatively successful, green swim’s, Bike’s and runs. Feel I’m really…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: starting to finally get in the mood for training!

Been a pretty good week. Training getting back on track even did the long bike! Albeit one hour shorter than planned but I actually got my arse on a bike and felt good for 1 hour 45 mins! Things are…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Christmas Tree Time!

This week once again started great, with the only session missed the hill run, mainly as it just wasn’t safe! The temperature has dropped and it was really icy under foot! Besides that the bike and swim workouts went as…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: ITS KONA WEEK!

Nothing more exciting than Kona week for a triathlete, its race week writing this blog and if an age grouper can’t get motivation from watching the best in the world slog it out, nothing will!

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Test week time!

Test week is over and it’s not a pretty one, in all honesty I knew I wasn’t going to set the world or even my PB’s alight but I’m happy I’ve got a starting point of what I need to…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Its winter goal time!

It’s that time of year again when the yearly goals start to get written down and set in stone on training peaks. This year has been pretty up and down and if you have been following my blogs you will…

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