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Martyn Lewis (marts2smooth)
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Ironman Wales 2016 - Race Report
It's Thursday night and I have finished work I'm making my way back to beautiful Pembrokeshire after spending the week in Birmingham with work. I was getting over the clod I had caught from the kids over the weekend, but I didn't care... It's time to get th...

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Ironman Wales - Training - Weeks 5 to 9 Toughen Up
Week 5 - 9 - Toughen Up Week 9 has arrived and gone when I write this review of my training, time is flying and I'm starting to get nervous about race day. The past 4 weeks have been all about building that lactate threshold and I must say there has been so...

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Ironman Wales - Training - Weeks 1 to 4 Building A Routine
Week 1 - 4 - Building A Routine  So the countdown to race day has started and day one has been and gone and I'm now at the end of my first block of 20 weeks training for Ironman Wales 2016. If I'm honest I've really enjoyed getting back into multi-sport, af...

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Marathon Training
So its nearly Brighton marathon time, I've been really committed to my new plan for the past 24 weeks, all in the aim to hit a sub 4 hour marathon. Its been a mix of 3 runs (tempo, intervals and long run) and strength and conditioning with weights. This is ...

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Newton Distance S IV - Review
Distance S IV Tech Specs COLOUR - White / Orange/ Yellow / Red WEIGHT - 204 g HEEL-TO-TOE DROP - 2.0mm INTENDED TESTING - Free run, sprint session, long runs SURFACE TESTED - Treadmill, Track & Road Thank you to the team at Newton for sending me a pair of N...

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Race Report - Bournemouth Marathon 2015
The past 13 weeks have been leading up to this race, I had learnt a lot from Brighton and I wanted to put in practise what I had changed from April. I was really looking forward to this this race.. Until 3 days previous I got hit with a stomach virus (and t...

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I'm Done... Am I Ready...?
Well that's it I've done my training train, the past 12 weeks has finished... Was it hard, was it easy, was it long enough, was it focused in the right areas...? I ran Brighton Marathon in April, it was my 1st marathon "only" race, (I did Long Course weeken...

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I've Done It..
I've gone an done it... I've entered ironman Wales 2016. It's something I've wanted to do since the 1st year in 2010, and with now the full support of my family I've gone and entered it at 15:04 (entries opened at 15:00).. I was very keen... Fingers crossed...

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Where has 2015 Gone...?
Well where has 2015 gone, the year has gone lightening quick! I know most of my focus has been on training for marathons this year but I think I'll be happy for the break after Bournemouth marathon. I have pencilled in a off road race but I'll see how it wo...

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Endurance Life Pembrokeshire - 16 Miles of wet, cold and windy fun!
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