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Banister Training Impulse Equation

Banister Impulse Model Following establishing some formulas for replacing TSS I wanted to see why the decay parameters were chosen as 42 and 7 and why these numbers were considered to have a unit of days. I could never see … Continue reading

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Training Stress Balance Formulas

TRAINING STRESS BALANCE This is the commonly used method for modelling your fitness and fatigue. It works on the basis that your current fitness is the total of all training done to date with a decay factor to reflect that … Continue reading

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Otillo Hvar – Full Distance

Short Report 7:08:11 – 46th Overall, 32nd Mens Long Report A little bit of background to this year so far will help put this race in context. I’d entered both races on the assumption that I’m normally very fit at … Continue reading

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Otillo Hvar – Sprint

Short Report 2:21:11 – 6th Mixed, 16th overall. Long Report At the race breifing a couple of hours before the start we were told that tow lines would not be allowed until the second swim as everyone would be too … Continue reading

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Eddington Numbers – A little history

History My Eddington number calculation started out in 2008 within my spreadsheet based training diary. The only realistic way to do it then was to have a list of the numbers I was tracking and a cell that calculated how … Continue reading

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Breca Jersey Sprint 2017

SHORT REPORT 3:47:59 – 1st Mixed Pair, 4th overall ~ 14.5k run, 6.5k swim Retained our title ;o)

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Cent Cols – Day 10

118km, 5:47:17, 3,129m ascent, 4 cols, 100 done !! We didn’t wake to rain but we did to low cloud. It was very nice weather to ride in as it was a little cold and a very slight drizzle as … Continue reading

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Cent Cols – Day 9

99km, 4:59:55, 3,163m ascent, 5 cols, 96 total Ian and Julie had to leave early as the Col D’Aubisque was closed from 8am. We had to drop bags by 6:40am and they were off by 6:50. The rest of us … Continue reading

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Cent Cols – Day 8

136km, 6:37:43, 3,322m ascent, 16 cols, 91 cols total We woke to pouring rain which matched Ian’s comment that they’d never done todays climb in clear weather. My local weather man, Marc had his own forecast and he’s never let … Continue reading

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Cent Cols – Day 7

120km, 5:32:38, 2,602m ascent, 10 cols, 75 cols total Most important things first. It’s the end of the week and the first time since 2011 I’ve contributed to my life to day weekly total hours Eddington number !! This week … Continue reading

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