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by mark88man
July 10th, 2016, 9:15 am
Forum: Weight Loss & Weight Control
Topic: Eating well and training hard but not loosing body fat
Replies: 34
Views: 17097

Re: Eating well and training hard but not loosing body fat

For me a 53 years old HWT man, I can only share what worked for me. I found that a mixture of low and high intensity worked to help shift the weight. I have lost 25kilos in 18 months about 20% of my bodyweight I would say that the most important thing is input control - ie what you eat. But for the ...
by mark88man
July 6th, 2016, 2:32 am
Forum: Weight Loss & Weight Control
Topic: HIIT question.
Replies: 8
Views: 4524

Re: HIIT question.

C2 Ergs ar epretty low maintenance, and a lot of helpful people on here if you come across a problem - which I haven't in 10 years In terms of "hitting the erg hard" - you should read up on drag factor and damper settings - if you have it set too high it puts more strain on your back. Plenty of thre...
by mark88man
June 29th, 2016, 11:37 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 741
Views: 91128

Re: Cross Team Challenge - the alternative home

Dougie - my password reset is on the UK forum - can you resend the notification or reset it again for me thanks. My bad for not noting it down
by mark88man
June 19th, 2016, 3:20 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: What Training Have You Done Today?
Replies: 21101
Views: 1959991

Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

I know what you mean about that last 5K - I had to get up and walk around for 60 seconds after 15K as my leg had gone to sleep Got back on and resumed same pace HR capped at 140 which is at the top of my UT2 band Was hoping for under 100 minutes, but ended up at 1:40:50.5 (2:23.4) Might try again to...
by mark88man
June 18th, 2016, 7:00 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training Principles
Replies: 6
Views: 1218

Re: Training Principles

completely applies to me, but could never have written that
by mark88man
June 11th, 2016, 6:22 pm
Forum: Weight Loss & Weight Control
Topic: Hello From Another Newbie!
Replies: 9
Views: 5257

Re: Hello From Another Newbie!

Hi there So I did much the same journey, and now 5 years later I am doing it again. The answer is slowly - there are a number of training plans - I use the Pete Plan which is a blend of long distance, hard endurance, and sprints. It is based on a number of iterations of weekly sessions and occasiona...