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27 Feb 2013 – like toy soldiers

interesting day today – woke up reasonably early and with no time pressure for catching buses etc. the long row was open to most options.

so I set out at a slow, easy pace, with the intention of going for as long and/or far as possible.

but the body had other ideas – aches and fatigue in upper and lower body from the past two days, and backside muscles that had enough after just a few kilometres.

in the end I called it a day at the 1 hour mark – the fact that I only just slightly exceeded the 10km mark should give a good idea of how ‘easy” the pace was. I usually do 10km in about 45 minutes.

but that’s fine – my body knew what it was or wasn’t capable of, and a 10km row is quite sufficient in terms of the training schedule. looking forward to a (hopeful) lie-in for tomorrow’s rest day!


Time got up (today): 03:00
Mood (1 to 5):
Morning 5
Lunch 5
Night 5


03:00 – jatz cracker, glass water
03:15 – gym (see below)
05:30 – bowl cereal. two pieces toast. orange juice
06:30 – nap
08:00 – black coffee
10:00 – dried fruit & nuts
12:30 – ham, cheese & salad sandwich
15:00 – dried fruit & nuts, cup of tea
18:00 – chicken & pasta ragout
22:00 – bed



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