Sorry for the lack of updates, but to be honest there is nothing to update.
Having been ill previously and only just started to go back to work I was hoping to be back up and training by now. But having started to train I started to feel ill again. Sore throat, achey bones and general crappiness. So I have had to stop again.
Good Friday was my first training session for 3 weeks. Nice and easy session of 90 mins.
I rested Saturday, so as to not go too mad too quick.
Another easy turbo on the Sunday (heart rate all under 80% of max).
Monday I did an easy 35 min run in the morning and a 45 mins swim in the evening.
Tuesday evening another easy 50 mins swim with lots of drills.
Then Wednesday afternoon whilst at work I started to get a sore throat again. I rested Wednesday and Thursday and Friday I tried an easy run. I was running, or jogging would be more accurate, at 8.5 kmph on the treadmill and my HR was over 100% of max HR for the entire run, so I stopped after 15 minutes.
Now (Saturday afternoon) headache and achey, bit of a sore throat but nothing too serious.
Don’t know when I will train next – it’s all up to the coach. As he keeps saying I just need to get better first and then think about training second.
10 weeks until my first ever half iron man event and I have done 5 training sessions in the past 4 weeks. Not a good build up and my confidence is shot to pieces. Nothing I can do at the moment but rest, get better, panic and then take it from there.
Thanks for reading.