Ironman Journey – TaaaaaaaaaaaPeeeeeeeeer

Finally, today marks the start of¬†my 3-week taper. The 14/15 hours this week seems positively easy in comparison to what I should have been doing in the last 3 weeks. I am left with this quandary: 3.8km Swim – OK I’ve done more than that in very many club sessions. But never continuously. I’ve managed…

Ironman Build – The Shape of the Pear

I always thought that pears had quite a nice shape. But when applied to training ‘maybe not’. My training is on the verge of going pear-shaped in the bad, metaphorical sense. The volume is increasing steadily by¬†half an hour a week. There’s an all-prevalent sense of mild tiredness throughout my body but nothing particularly aches,…