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Breca Buttermere

SHORT REPORT 7:20:04 – 9th Mens, 13th Overall (~ 7k swim, 39k run, across 12 swims and 13 runs)

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Breca Buttermere Sprint

SHORT REPORT 2:53:08 – 2nd Mixed (out of 26), 4th overall (out of 70) (~ 3.3km swim, 15.5km run across 8 swims and 9 runs)

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Breca Gower Sprint, July 2018

SHORT REPORT 3:00:01 – 4th mixed pair, 16th overall ~ 18k run, 2.5k swim LONG REPORT We entered this race as we had a free slot due to our performance in Jersey last year. With a big run bias this … Continue reading

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Otillo Scilly Isles, 2018

SHORT REPORT 5:31:28 – 18th Male Pair, 25th Overall ~8k swim, 30k run

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Otillo Scilly Isles Sprint, 2018

SHORT REPORT 2:35:39 – 6th Mixed Pair, 11th Overall ~ 3.2k swim, 12.5k run

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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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