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Mike Catton

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: 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: 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: Holiday Week!

As the title suggests I’ve just come back from an amazing 10 days in Turkey. All inclusive food and beer doesn’t usually end well with me and I often over do it like most would. Haha.

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