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Week 19: which day of the week is it?

If on the last week training was helping me break the routine of the days, this week it felt like Groundhog Day. The weeks feel so similar that I lose track of how long we’ve been in this “new normal” of being socially-isolated and in “soft-quarantine”. But it also makes me appreciate quite a lot […]

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Week 18: training as routine-breaker

As anticipated in the previous post – this week is marked by the impact of the Covid-19 global pandemia in the daily life and routines. This week has been the second week working from home – with my only outings being to cycle alone, run trying to skip any group of people, or go to […]

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Week 17: Covid19 strikes, preparing for home training

This was the week I was supposed to travel to Mallorca with ATAC for my first training camp ever – but what a bad timing to travel, in the middle of the global Covid19 pandemic. During the week we monitored the local news, and it was looking worse and worst – until the Spanish Government […]

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Week 16: “Training status: productive”

I’m not sure why, but the watch insists on “Working in some intense, anaerobic efforts will enhance your speed and anaerobic capacity”. And well, as I tend to not match the intenstity targets in my Sweet Spot sessions, I tried to push a bit extra in the weekend rides – and finally got my watch […]

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Week 15: windy or not, out I go

Another week with the convenient storm attacking The Netherlands during the weekend – causing the group ride to be a solo one, and to end shouting at the wind in the long Sunday ride after more than 1h30 of constant headwind. Apart from that – quite a successfully planned week: with something going every evening, […]