Sandra van Diemen

4 mijl 2017

Monstertijdrit 2017

The monstertijdrit. An event that I will participate in for years to come.
The end of the season. The start of winter.

This year I tried something somewhat new. Set a goal and plan how you will accomplish this. After the TTDrenthe500 I had 6 weeks till this time trial in Almere.
I only trained on the TT-bike. Didn't do any running. Had A LOT of fun. And actually planned my food and drink intake.
A strategy with a plan A and B. The gameplan on raceday: slow down.

It was something totally different than a TT Drenthe 500, but just as much fun. The start was in the mist, but this cleared up in the second round. I finished in 4:14 over 138km's. Which means an average pace of 32,6. I am totally satisfied and can happily look back on a great day.
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Yogafestival Schiermonnikoog

I've talked about mindfulness and yoga before. Last weekend I went to a festival with these things in mind. Ready to relax and enjoy.
It was a weekend full of lessons:
  • Accept what you can't control. This doesn't me you have to agree.
  • Everyone of us has an inner Durga, warrior goddess.
  • Breathe gentle whilst performing difficult poses, this prepares you for difficult times in life.
  • You can medidate during a walk.
    And this all whilst camping on a beautiful campsite, with lovely people.
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  • TTDrenthe500

    De TTDrenthe500.
    Afgelopen weekend, 12 en en 13 augustus, was het zover.
    100 deelnemers waarvan 60 individueel.

    Meerdere malen heb ik deelgenomen aan de Monstertijdrit. Een tijdrit van 120 km op de tijdritfiets. De TTDrenthe500 was weer heel iets anders. Een tijdrit van 500km! Maar eigenlijk een toertocht. Ik heb deze gefietst op mijn racefiets en al zeg ik het zelf mij best goed voorbereid op de weg hiernaartoe.
    Meer hierover vind je hier.