Category: training

a 24 hour interval run…

A while ago I stumbled upon the youtube channel of Australian adventurer Beau Miles, and used his videos to get me through some indoor-cycling sessions during the winter. And although I really liked most...

a virtual mini-vacation…

(or: “why do I always fall for these stupid ideas…”) Let’s start with a little history… In 2008, whilst cycling to the south of Spain, I decided to plan my route so that I...

a (very) short update…

There’s some epic training-sessions to come in the near-future (well, unless we go into lockdown next week…), and the last few months haven’t been filled with epic races or training-sets… So it’s been quiet...

760 lengths in the pool…

a little peek in my head: – when coach Jacomina said she wanted to do a 6 hour pool swim this month (training for the enduroman arch-to-arc), someone in her team said: “who wants...

run #1000

For those who don’t know me: I like numbers… And it won’t be a surprise to anyone that I like running (and cycling, and swimming, but today it’s about the run!). So here’s a...

July update…

back to where it all began… Sometimes I forget that it’s only been 4 years since my first irondistance-race… What once started as a ‘once in a lifetime’ thing turned out to be a...

June update…

…a 1/6th triple… I’m in the water at the start of a small-scale middle-distance triathlon. The speaker announces that the start signal will be a gunshot, and seconds later we hear a horn. A...