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An easier week

Posted by Bryan Hamann on Wednesday, February 12, 2014,
This Sunday, I will be doing a half-Ironman. It's not an official one with the Ironman trademark and all that, it's a locally organised half-Iron distance event, called the Prestige Ultra Triathlon.

It will be my longest race thus far, except for the "mock Half-Ironman" I did in December.

I expect this to go a lot better as I am in a lot better shape now and my training has been substantially more.

I am backing my training off a little this week, so that I am not too exhausted when I have to be ...
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The long run

Posted by Bryan Hamann on Friday, January 31, 2014,
Part of every Ironman training program is the weekly long run. Often these are reserved for weekends, but in my case they fall on a Thursday.

Depending on the program you are following and your goals, your long run could range anywhere from 2-4 hours. That is a fairly substantial workout to try and fit in each week, in addition to all the other training. Doing these on the weekends affords most people working regular jobs a little more time, but because I do most of my cycling on the weekends,...
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