https://youtu.be/uDxZMlQ4puQ Well, it is not a new training route as such, but more of a resurrection of an existing one. My weekly training goes something like this: MondayRun (Garmin plan)TuesdayWalk (2 miles minimum)WednesdayRun (Garmin plan)ThursdayBikeFridayRun (Garmin plan, normally long run)SaturdayWalk (2 miles minimum)SundayLong bike ride Thursday's bike ride has been something of an unstructured bimble. … Continue reading New Training Route
At the end of February, I decided to do something to improve my fitness. I had slackened off over winter and those good intentions about training indoors with a turbo trainer and treadmill didn't amount to much. I have type II diabetes and at my last check-up, my HbA1c as way to high. And then … Continue reading Back on the road to fitness – an update
click for route Every so often I like to take off on my gravel bike with no destination or route planned. Average speed doesn't matter. With the strange, sometimes stressful, daily pandemic world we live in, that can be a great relief. It is all about riding for the love of it. Just take off … Continue reading Thursday bimble
Quiet a good month. A mix of cycling, running and walking. Mostly indoors due to lockdown.
During the COVID-19 lock-down, I have aimed to do as much as my training indoors as possible. I have a smart trainer for cycling and a treadmill for running. I have used various apps for both with my current favourites being Zwift for running and Bkool, the same brand as my trainer, for cycling. Zwift … Continue reading Virtual -v- Real World Cycling
Last week I asked the question "is it ok to ride?" and concluded that, so long as it is not a group ride and social distancing is practised then, yes it is ok. Being a solitary cyclist, neither of these constraints are a problem for me. Yes, there is a risk that I might … Continue reading Cycling during the COVID-19 crisis
Well, I guess it inevitable with the COVID-19 crisis, rides and events would be cancelled. It goes without saying that this is the right thing to do. And now that in the UK were are in an almost lockdown situation, I very much doubt if these will happen at all. So here is the situation … Continue reading Plans for 2020 – Update