Coach Ray

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70.3 Training

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic:Forget the talk, now its about actions!

I’ve been talking and thinking a lot about training, how my training is going and how I can improve it. I talk a lot about consistency about sessions, my training and highs and lows of weeks. I have big ambitions…

Mikes Middle Distance Magic: Busy But Productive!

Things are getting back on track with training. This week has gone pretty well. The only session I’ve missed is the swim. Looking at the calendar at the start of the week I was thinking how on earth am I…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: It’s Kitchen Sink Time! Arghh

I’ve left writing this blog till lunch time Friday, mainly as this week has been a bit of a washout so far! I missed my long run Monday, did flexibility Tuesday, missed my swim Wednesday. So what to write about!…

Mikes Middle Distance Magic: 12 Weeks to Tri!

The tri season is upon us here in the UK and it’s at this time of year that everyone is picking their 2019 events. I’ve had mine sorted for a while now and wanted to finalise these, book them and…

Mikes Middle Distance Magic: It’s Christmas!

Christmas Week Training hasn’t gone to plan this week. With three excited kids and all the Christmas planning I’ve been absolutely shattered. This week is test week, I know. I don’t know how as it only feels like last week…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: From Here to There

Another weeks training complete and I’m still buzzing! What a week it’s been! Following on from last week’s post about missing sessions I think I’ve put in my best weeks training to date. I’m over the moon with how it’s…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Don’t Dwell on the Red!

Anybody that is a user of Training Peaks will understand this – briefly red is a failed session, amber is partly completed and green is a fully achieved session. Well I’ve quite often dwelled on missed sessions and never really…

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