Muay Thai Training Camp in Pattaya

We’ve decided to come back to Pattaya, Thailand after our visit to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam after the holidays.  It’s cool here in Pattaya.  Our exploration in the last two months have led us to find out about great cycling routes in the rural roads as well as some good running on the beach …
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Weekend Cycling Tour: Laser Buddha

Our weekend’s mini cycling tour was a blast yesterday!  We loved riding through the rural roads to explore.  I think we covered around 50 km, just going easy most of the time.  Cycling in our slippers can be a challenge sometimes but doable.  We past a few tourist spots like the Sheep Farm that had …
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Life in Pattaya

We’ve been here in Pattaya, Thailand for over a month now and our Muay Thai training routine is starting to shape up.  Pong Yaeng Trail race was a great event and we did better than we expected considering the set backs in Leh, India.  In the last 9 km of the race, it was all …
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Time in Leh

This morning, the gray clouds fill the sky and the wind blows, swaying the trees outside our window.  Several cloud bursts have erupted in Stok and I can hardly see snow capped Stok Kangri, the highest pass in Ladakh.  It’s now over a week that we don’t have connectivity at our guest house.  Fortunately, there …
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Deep Breath

Moisture.  I’m craving for some really good moisture but it’s no where to be found.  The barren, dry, cold and hot Leh have been rough.  This week’s been a eye-opening experience of how harsh life can be up here in Ladakh.  It brought back memories of our three months here two years ago, slowly coming …
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Recovering

It’s my second day on anti-biotics, cough and sinus meds.  I was hit with something very difficult to isolate in terms of symptoms.  I still don’t know what I have but my nasty chills and chest pain are gone after the first day on medication.  It’s not over yet until I’m fully recovered.  I also …
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Arrival to Leh, India

As soon as we got off the airplane at Leh airport, we could feel the pressure from the altitude.  It’s a heavy feeling and our breathing was labored.  It’s about 10,500 ft at the airport.  The air was dry and the sun was extremely bright to the eyes.  It was cold and very dry.  We …
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TrainingPeaks: Tracking Fitness

Yesterday,  I moved our training data from Strava to TrainingPeaks.  The two month subscription will be enough to track our fitness progress to race day.  Here is what our Performance Management Chart looks like: It’s the beginning to putting together a training plan for the next 8 weeks.  This training camp will really be very …
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PYT Race Goal

We discussed our finishing time for PYT and came up with a realistic goal.  Our goal came from previous races and the amount of training we’ve committed to a specific race in the past.  Now, we are ready to put a training plan together. I’ve decided to subscribed TrainingPeaks for 2 months to track our …
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