Archive for January, 2009

Two Hundred Sit-Ups Week 6 Day 3

Week 6 Day 3 – the final workout of the Two Hundred Sit-Ups challenge. I made it through to the end with no real problems and probably could have done more at the end if my life depended on it. Required: 39, 39, 50, 50, 39, 39, 33, 33, at least 105 Actual: 39, 39, […]


Another Trip To The Track

Thursday evening meant it was time to take another trip to the track for a punishing 200m interval session. Last week I managed 28 x 200m, so the plan today was to add another 4 to the mix. I ran a 5 mile warm-up to the track at just under 7:30 per mile pace and […]


Two Hundred Sit-Ups Week 6 Day 2

Just a couple of workouts remain before I attempt the 200 consecutive sit-ups. Today was the second day of the final week and it went like this: Required:33 33 45 45 36 36 32 32 at least 90 Actual:33 33 45 45 36 36 32 32 120 No real problems although I do find I […]


Big Surprise At The Tune-Up Series 25k

I must admit I wasn’t too confident of a great race today. Thursday’s workout left me feeling fatigued and last nights easy 4 miles wasn’t exactly easy. Even during the three mile warm up my legs felt heavy and I wasn’t really “feeling it”. No matter, I took my pre-race gel, stripped down to singlet […]


Two Hundred Sit-Ups Week 5 Day 3

Required: 30 30 36 36 30 30 40 at least 75 Actual: 30 30 36 36 30 30 40 75 Toughest workout of the plan so far. I struggled a little towards the end and decided to stop at 75 instead of adding a few extras. I also ran an “easy” four miles in 32 […]