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Month: March 2018

The Super Terrific Happy Hour!

The Super Terrific Happy Hour!

This morning I had a super terrific happy hour! AKA an FTP Test. This was the first FTP test of 2018, and second since I’ve started working with a coach. The first being just a baseline test of my fitness, this was the first real opportunity to see how the change in training, going from self-“coached” to actual-coached, is going. Did not disappoint! As mentioned, the 215 I had been training at was based on an almost-completely-untrained-after-winter-break test. That break…

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What Happened to 2017?

What Happened to 2017?

So, it has been a while since I wrote here last. After IM Muskoka, I took a week in the back country of Algonquin with family. During that portaging trip I must have done something to my leg – likely while carrying a canoe and a pack over rocky terrain on tired body. I basically didn’t run again for the remainder of the 2017 season, and so essentially stopped training and focused on recovery. The issue was traced most likely…

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