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

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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 Köpper (vom Fast-Dreier) von gestern sich später noch bemerkbar macht. Direkt danach habe ich in der vor zwei Jahren operierten Schulter (für alle die nicht gerade essen und Blut sehen können: 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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Kalorienzählen

Ich hatte bereits über die letzten paar Wochen und Monaten damit angefangen gesünder zu essen, nur eins hat mit noch gefehlt. Kalorienzählen. Die Geschichte von Ben Davis, der zu Beginn seines Gewichtsverlusts – Januar 2009 – 10 Jahre jünger 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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