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  • 100 days of exercise until Christmas
  • Mister-P
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    Yesterday evening ended up being a spin around the Millenium circular route in Milton Keynes on my Fugio. Not exciting but an hour of spinning the legs at least.

    timizere
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    Have to say I’m loving this challenge. It’s got me out of a proper lazy streak and back out in the pissing rain enjoying myself 😆 hope everyone else is finding it as helpful!

    pondo
    Full Member

    Balls – Mrs Pondo has covid, I’m stell testing neg but feel like I’m starting to get a bit of a cold. Probably just a walk today, then – can’t break the streak!

    walowiz
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    Day 20 (I’m hearing the voice from Big Bruv now every time I type this), turbo session using wahoo systm app, 21 km in 46 minutes. Early doors again, which I used to do frequently, but haven’t for a very long time.

    Day 20 and haven’t missed a day.

    thestabiliser
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    50 mins VERY WET run just now, climbing wall with the eldest later

    mogrim
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    Couple of runs done today – first thing in the morning with the dog, then on my own at lunchtime.

    reluctantjumper
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    Day 20 is another Zwift session, an hour at tempo. Not as tough as I feared and my legs are fine 30 minutes after. See how I feel in the morning!

    lesgrandepotato
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    Doing fairly well here. Some mad busy weekends so trying to make sure I spend time on my feet.
    Trying for 10km a day on the gravel bike. Getting a bit sloppy in places – wondering how well I’ll go on the mtb when I have to go back to that.
    Hopefully pushing bigger gears for a few weeks will have helped

    retrorick
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    I did my short bike commute. Better than not doing it.

    keefezza
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    Day 20 – not a lot, but more than yesterday, plus some actual adult socialising which I’ve not done for a while with friends. A homeworkout app jobbie at 9pm, anything is better than the traditional nothing for me. Feeling rundown/fedup this week so trying to power through that. Just need a bike ride to clear that ideally.

    stevenmenmuir
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    I took yesterday off. 3 nights of sleeping badly and a couple of long days at work took their toll. Did a 90 min walk tonight to make up for it. Almost 20000 steps today.

    scotroutes
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    Day 20. Despite the stormageddon not appearing, I spent much of the day making apple chutney and hence I was back on Zwift. Academy Workout 6 in the bag.

    stanley
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    Yesterday I did a short strength session (resistance bands / full body routine). Wow… can’t believe how much strength I’ve lost over the last couple of weeks. I knew that I felt weak but being able to complete just 5 press-ups was a bit of a shocker. Ah well, don’t need a beach-body at the moment.

    I’ve a visit to the doc’s for my next Zoladex implant this morning, then a MTB ride later. I’m so looking forward to this that I couldn’t sleep last night (the riding bit, not the implant bit) 🙂

    walowiz
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    Day 21, 3 weeks done ! No alcohol, better diet and exercise every day. Seems to be working, though I’m not getting any faster, just fitter – which TBH I’ll take as a win.

    Today was Swim 2.7 km in 60 minutes.


    @stanley
    – hope all goes well and great to see you are still up&about and enjoying this challenge. Stellar effort sir.

    mogrim
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    Run with dog done this morning, RGT race planned for later.

    TheLittlestHobo
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    Session 32 of Stronglifts complete + 45 mins of dog walking

    25x 110kgs squat
    22x 52.5kg Overhead press (3rd failure so a deload to 47kg next)
    5x 105kg deadlift

    Bodyweight dropped another kg 🙂

    thestabiliser
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    A half hour lunch walk that became a one hour walk cos I dropped my phone and had to go back for it (doofus). Gonna do some bodyweight stuff too

    On the plus side my walk (almost entirely inadvertently) took me right through the middle of where the pheasant shoot were about to do a drive.

    Sad gamekeeper face.

    Ro5ey
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    Hey Mogrim …. How are those RGT races?

    I’ve only just started investigating the RGT side of Wahoo, but there do not seem to be many people in any of the races I have half glanced at ….. And I need as many people as possible so that I stand half a chance of not coming last

    scotroutes
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    Zwift Academy Finish Line ride completed. I set PRs in all 3 segments so very happy with that. I celebrated with a post-ride yoga session for some stretches. I hope to get back to some nice outdoor stuff over the weekend.

    mogrim
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    @Ro5ey

    None of the races are anything like as massive as a big Zwift race. For good and bad. Today’s race is at 20:00 Madrid time (I assume that’s 7PM in the UK), and currently there are 28 of us signed up. It’s a handicap race so assuming everyone plays by the rules it should be big enough to get a couple of reasonable sized groups going. A bigger one I like is the West London race that takes place every other Wednesday (next one’s next week), last week there were 84 of us which is definitely big enough for groups etc.

    I’ve only really looked at midweek races running in the evening, so I have no idea if there are some other massive races lurking in the calendar. But generally I do get the feeling there are lots of events, but not many riders.

    Edit: should say the races themselves are fun – you need to keep an eye on the other riders, avoid getting dropped, know when to attack etc. I generally log on to the event 15 minutes early to warm up – it’s basically a sprint out of the gate at the start if you want to avoid getting dropped immediately.

    sandboy
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    Resistance training for an hour on Tuesday, road ride last night and just back from an hour round the local singletrack on the single speed.
    I am feeling good but know its early days and experience of previous years means I’m holding back just a little.

    Twodogs
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    Wingfoiling today and yesterday….as a novice, it’s exhausting! Hopefully windsurfing tomorrow

    Mister-P
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    Another spin around Northampton bike park this evening getting a little practice before heading to Wales this weekend.

    reluctantjumper
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    Registering another ‘fail’ day today, third one so far. Had at tough day at work and finished late, the odd rest day is good in the end right?

    Still hoping to make it to at least 90/100.

    pondo
    Full Member

    Fail today. Sad face. 🙁

    monkeycmonkeydo
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    Struggling this week with energy levels and morale.Some long walks despite the flippin wind and rain.Must man up.

    kimbers
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    @Mister-P how many km round nh bike park ?

    Also what time does it shut, could I ride it at night?

    Also Mk resident who uses the millennium route as a way to get some riding in when time is short

    I counted last weekends 3 day cub camp, so in still going strong

    Tho if I’m feeling shagged I’ve just done a YouTube yoga routine

    10km nightride at Woburn tonight

    kennyp
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    That’s the first 21 days done and have to say I’m starting to see some benefits now (albeit in a small way). Have managed at least one type of exercise every day (sometimes two or three) even if they’ve often been small like a walk with a dog or a yoga session.

    I’m probably like a lot of folk on here in that in a typical 100 day period I probably exercised about 75 to 80 of those days on average anyway (more in summer, fewer in winter). The good thing about this challenge however is that on the days where I’d maybe have done nothing (justifying to myself by calling them recovery days) I’m now doing maybe half an hour of stretching, or a short leg loosening walk or cycle.

    So yes, am enjoying it and feeling better for it.

    Headed down to Blackpool tomorrow for the Half Man Half Biscuit gig so planning to divert via the Lake District for a wee swim.

    Mister-P
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    @kimbers it’s quite small but I got about 12km going round a few times. It’s not fenced off so you could ride it at night. I will when I pull my finger out and buy some decent lights.

    stevenmenmuir
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    I had another “rest” day yesterday. I’ve decided it’s unsustainable for me. I’m gardener so I’m exercising all day anyway so doing an extra half an hour Monday to Friday feels like too much. I am using it to motivate me to go for a walk whilst my daughter is at football which is three times a week and to make sure I do something on Saturday and Sunday. Hopefully this approach will mean I can keep it going beyond Christmas which is better in the long run.

    jeffl
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    Really enjoying this. So far I think I’ve had 3 days where I’ve only done a couple of walks with the dog. But other than that I’ve been out for a run or on the bike every day.

    Definelty feeling my fitness and energy levels increasing to something like they were when I cycle commuted 60-90 miles a week.

    kimbers
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    Cheers mister-p

    willard
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    I’m starting to get tired.

    30 minute tubo sessions every week day for two weeks (and pushing myself on them) is starting to take its toll and that, coupled with my dog totally destroying my sleep for the last, well, months, means I am really, feeling the strain.

    I’ve got another session planed for tonight where I will not try and hold 300+W for as long as I can and then I can hopefully rest tomorrow (when I go skydiving) and Sunday (when we have people over). I just hope that my dog lets me sleep tonight. I feel like hell.

    keefezza
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    Day 21 – busy day again so only a small chance to get anything done. Homeworkout app with a load of bodyweight stuff but quite short. In maintaining the fact that it’s more than I would normally do, which I’m ok with.

    Fortunately today I have the morning free. Once I’ve dropped the youngest off at school it’ll be exercise/drumming/ps4 for a couple of hours until dinner time.

    Planning on a few hours at rampworx tomorrow, new skates to try that I hope fit better than my previous couple of pairs.

    stanley
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    Yesterday I managed my first “Proper” MTB ride since C-Day: 25km and 600M of climbing on the local trails. Very little strength or fitness left, but it felt ace to be out on the hills and looking across to Kinder 🙂

    Anyway, I have to dash… I’m getting married in 2 hours 🙂

    willard
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    WOOOOHOOOOOOO!!!! Congratulations and good luck @stanley! Have a great day.

    mogrim
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    30 minute tubo sessions every week day for two weeks (and pushing myself on them) is starting to take its toll and that, coupled with my dog totally destroying my sleep for the last, well, months, means I am really, feeling the strain.

    I’d change at least a couple of those turbo sessions to recovery rides – nice easy spin with Netflix on, for example. Beasting yourself daily is fine for a week, but isn’t sustainable.

    thestabiliser
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    Don’t need to guess at whatll be stanleys 30 mins of “activity” today

    Congratulations to you both!

    blitz
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    Don’t need to guess at whatll be stanleys 30 mins of “activity” today

    Congratulations to you both!

    😀

    Congrats Stanley!

    Still going well here – mostly zwift this last week with the odd 5k run. Had a brilliant zwift race yesterday and felt really strong but just did one this morning and legs were pretty dead. Away to Crete this weekend but hotel has a gym so will keep it going doing that, or running/swimming.

    walowiz
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    Congrats @stanley

    I am starting to get tired, I’ve managed to keep it going for 22 days and will keep going, but fek me I’m tired, starting to get cramp on the turbo and in the pool after 2.5 km, which is a sure sign of overdoing it and not having enough rest.

    Day 22 turbo session using wahoo systm 27.5 km in 60 minutes and a 46 min 3.5 km fast-ish walk with the dog. So all good. Only a 0.3 kg weight loss this last week, so long as it keeps going down.

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