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Its not about the bike

Ironman athletes tend to spend between six and nine months preparing for their race, depending upon their experience and fitness level.  Hundreds of hours are logged in the pool, on the indoor trainer and out on the road, pedalling and pounding the pavement in zone 2 and tempo, with threshold and above efforts pushing their fitness as race day approaches, getting to race weight, practicing brick sessions, planning transitions and nutrition. 1,213 more words


Molly Reviews: Swimming the Distance by Annabeth Albert

When denial turns to deception, love may not be enough to keep Kyle and Bodhan’s relationship afloat. Hours before leaving for the Olympics, Kyle Christopher discovers that his long-time boyfriend, an Olympic long distance swimmer, has done an interview where he denied being gay. 409 more words


Swimming goggles need proper maintenance to perform well. If left untended, even the best goggles for competitive swimming can go below your expectation. So it’s of great importance to keep them in good condition. 231 more words

Weekly Swim Session Plan 23 May 2017

Download and print this session plan here: session plan 120

This week we are going to continue to work on speed, by thinking about body alignment and the contribution it makes to your overall speed. 129 more words


Ilkley Lido opens for Summer!

Ilkley Lido will make a splash as it officially re-opens for the summer season this Saturday, 27 May and will mark the occasion with a family fun day. 244 more words

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