Training Diary – Day 421

A matter of WOW & OUCH!!!  from today’s training sessions and the results achieved completing them.

I had a good chat to the Triathlon Lady that regularly does the Static Bike Challenges around the same time as I do. Nice to see that She & I are both competitive – in a funny way – lol. She is also recovering from an injury and isn’t competing this year

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My first efforts for the Hill Climbing Challenge was 26.56km in the 30mins period, which was slightly less than yesterday but I was chatting more than usual.

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Next it was the Treadmill Fitness Test – recovery challenge. I was really aiming to improve this again tonight – I felt quite good during the challenge  and I did increase my submax VO2 percentage to 84.4% and the usual SUPERIOR fitness level.

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Then it was back again to the Static Bike Challenge No2 and another chance to improve. Unfortunately the 2nd time wasn’t as productive as I wanted – completing 26. 50km this time. (To be fair it was only 60m less but still not a success in my mind.)

The 2nd effort of the Treadmill Fitness Test was also a little less than the earlier one – SUPERIOR fitness level but only a submax VO2 of 67.3% – admittedly it was much more difficult than I had expected and I felt tired.

My #FitBit STEPS for the day is in excess of 25,000 for the day and over 134,000 STEPS for the last 5 days so far.

An early start in the morning as I participate in the #WidnesParkRun 5km run at 9.00am – bring it on.

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