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Otillo Cannes, 2018

SHORT REPORT  5:44:07 – 27th Mens Pair, 35th overall ~ 40k running, 9.7k swimming LONG REPORT This report really has to start the day before to give it proper context. So… last night was going to be our last night … Continue reading

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OtillO Cannes Sprint, 2018

SHORT REPORT  2:30:28 – 6th Mixed Pair, 13th Overall ~12.5k run, 3.75k swim LONG REPORT The weather was beautiful in Cannes for the race weekend and, though the races organisers had said that neoprene shorts would be sufficient rather than … Continue reading

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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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