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Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Sometimes surprises happen!

Well what’s happened this week! Started the usual way, some good sessions, the run was really good 4 x 6 mins at 8:20 per mile off 1 min recovery’s. faster and longer than last week, happy days! The bike and…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Its the weekend!

As I said at the end of last week’s blog, I wanted to wait till the weekend to write this weeks for two reasons. One, it’s weekend sessions that have been my downfall. And two, I wanted a green and…

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: birthday celebrations!

The week started out relatively ok, sickness has hit the family and we have all dropped like flys this and varying times! Besides that I managed to put in some ok sessions when feeling ok. Training during the week isn’t…

Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Back to Green!

It’s always hard getting back into a routine after holiday, never mind trying to get back into training for 3 sports. If you read last weeks blog I’ve been on a 2 week holiday where I just concentrated on running….

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