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Training Log Archive: andrews

In the 7 days ending Sep 22:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Cycling2 4:34:00 61.24 98.55 886
  Running2 2:13:46 15.15(8:50) 24.38(5:29) 407
  Bouldering1 1:20:00
  Total5 8:07:46 76.39 122.93 1293

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Sunday Sep 22 #

10 AM

Cycling 4:14:00 [3] 98.55 km (2:35 / km) +886m 2:28 / km

Thursday Sep 19 #

7 PM

Running 55:27 [3] 11.13 km (4:59 / km) +176m 4:37 / km
ahr:164 max:194

Wednesday Sep 18 #

5 PM

Bouldering 1:20:00 [2]

Tuesday Sep 17 #

7 PM

Running 1:18:19 [2] 13.25 km (5:55 / km) +231m 5:26 / km
ahr:151 max:177

Monday Sep 16 #

5 PM

Cycling (indoor and various gym) 20:00 [3]

On a company residential trip at Nottingham Uni and we were promised complimentary access to the uni sport facilities, turns out this doesn't including the rock climbing which is what I had gone to use having packed all my dad's stuff and out of principle I didn't return to get my wallet and pay the £6 fee.

So I ended up in their fancy new gym which you're not allowed bags in, so I had to climb the two floors of stairs twice (2 minutes) to go back to the lockers.

I jumped on a fancy wattbike and downloaded the app, after a little while sat there I had worked out how to use it, but it wasn't a good enough model to allow me to climb alpe d'huez which the app was tempting me with. Not having my heart rate strap I didn't know what effort I was putting in, so started a session of 40s on, 20s off but got tired after 5/20 reps, I was doing about 350w which seems like a lot and maybe why I got too tired. I then just cycled slowly for a bit (14 minutes).

Then got onto a treadmill for the first time in a year and was reminded in 2 long and really boring minutes why I don't run on treadmills (2 minutes).

To justify my time there I went over to where the big boiiiss were and loaded two beefy 10kg weights for my massive 40kg set of 6 front squats. I then wanted to shove my alpha maleness into all of their faces so put on an extra 2.5kg on each side to ramp it up to 45kg. I only managed 4 of these before losing my form a bit too much so then swallowed my pride and went back to 40kg for a final 6 (2 minutes of actual work, 2 minutes of tensing in the mirror.)

As I walked out I could feel the tension lift behind me as the hefty lads no longer felt pressured to impress me.

Will I be back, probably not.

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