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Gene Beveridge Blog: U23 Camp Overload Week
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 19 Dec 2016 7:53pm

Gene Beveridge has posted an orienteering related blog post on his personal website:  http://genebeveridge.co.nz/u23-camp-overload-week/

I spent the past week in the wonderful escape of Castle Hill as a coach on the ONZ U23 Squad Camp. This was a great opportunity to interact with the up-and-coming elites of NZ orienteering and bust out some quality hours for myself.  An overload week to kick off the new training block has some bar-raising stats which will be useful to gauge future weeks off. The 14.5 hours of running over the 6 days (4 full days and 2 half days) of this camp had me running a total of 121km  with 4700m of elevation; 7:40 hours in terrain and 6:45 on trails. This estimates a flat road equivalent distance of 210km. Based on the intensities of the sessions I can work out the overall TRaining IMPulse for the camp to be 1500, compared to the toughest week in my last plan which scored 1200 TRIMP points. So this is certainly an overload week and my legs will agree completely – I have a few sore spots beginning to develop…

Read more at: http://genebeveridge.co.nz/u23-camp-overload-week/

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