Category Archives: Fitness

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… the number of squats I did yesternight, a little over 24h ago, and that I am still feeling in my upper leg muscles. 29 29 31 31 35 35 29 29 28 29 Seventy five second breaks between each … Continue reading

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Nice recovery drink

My favorite after 1-2 hours of swimming. 500g Skyr (or Quark), unflavored 500ml multi-fruit juice (here in Iceland I use Floridana Heilsusafi) 2 bananas Throw in blender, blend and then enjoy the goodness *yummy* I also like this one a … Continue reading

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Informal first 5K (with intervals)

Today I ran an informal 5K, just to see whether I can cope. I could. Of course this was with intervals, so it was 4 minutes run, then 1 minute walk, but nevertheless. Took me 43:56.51 for 5.07 km at … Continue reading

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-2.7 (= -23.1)

That’s all I have to say

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120 x 50 m in 197 min

On last Saturday I took an extended swim in Laugardalslaug (use a web search for photos etc). On Sunday I did again 80 x 50 m. As you can see the distance per lap there is twice as long as … Continue reading

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160 x 25 m in 122 min

Oh and the first 80 x 25 m were at 59 min.

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160 x 25 m in 123 min

PS: my first 80 min were in over 60 min, though ­čśĽ

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120 x 25 m in 92 min

And new lap record: first 80 x 25 m in exactly 60 min. So I finally managed to swim at 2 km/h steadily for one hour.

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160 x 25 m in 130 min

PS: lifeguards seem to be having bets on when I would give up.

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K.O.

Just did a workout that deserves that name. 150 x 25 m in 121 min. I know, I know this may not seem very fast, but it’s already a huge improvement in speed but most importantly in stamina. Admittedly I … Continue reading

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Lesson (not) learned

Damn, I did it again. Went swimming and now I still have the C25K (day 2, week 2) ahead of me, because I slacked the entire day yesterday (i.e. 12th of July) If I survive the C25K I’ll update this … Continue reading

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Mal schauen

… ob der K├Âpper (vom Fast-Dreier) von gestern sich sp├Ąter noch bemerkbar macht. Direkt danach habe ich in der vor zwei Jahren operierten Schulter (f├╝r alle die nicht gerade essen und Blut sehen k├Ânnen: klick) etwas gemerkt. Ansonsten ging es … Continue reading

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I’m done

Crap, the first week of C25K should not have ended with me going to the swimming pool two hours before finishing the first week. It was a mistake. I’m wasted. Debuted with six laps (for 25 m a lap) in … Continue reading

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Look what I got

Siggi helped me find this one: // Oliver

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Did it again

C25K: 2nd day, 1st week completed. Speeds are suboptimal, but whatever.

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Kalorienz├Ąhlen

Ich hatte bereits ├╝ber die letzten paar Wochen und Monaten damit angefangen ges├╝nder zu essen, nur eins hat mit noch gefehlt. Kalorienz├Ąhlen. Die Geschichte von Ben Davis, der zu Beginn seines Gewichtsverlusts – Januar 2009 – 10 Jahre j├╝nger war … Continue reading

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Did it

I took it easy and slow, but I officially started my C25K tonight, despite the crappy weather, I should add. Let’s hope the amazing and inspiring transformation of Ben Davis will guide me through this long-term effort. // Oliver (not … Continue reading

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