They call it a ‘brick’. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because they’re really hard. Today’s TriDot workout was a one and a quarter hour bike ride, with four long efforts, followed by a thirty minute run. I’m still working on balancing the heart rate and cadence. It’ll come together eventually. The purpose of a… Continue reading day six – brick
Today was a swim day. It was also time for another round of swim golf. I’ve already improved! My swim golf score (swim 1 x 50, add number of strokes and time in seconds) went from 96 on Monday (53 strokes, 43 seconds) to 90 today (47 strokes, 43 seconds). No time saved, but fewer… Continue reading day five – buoys
Last night, I got a text message. “Morning Pickleball?” (Pickleball’s a lot like tennis, a little like table tennis, and a little like volleyball. Click the link for more.) A friend of mine wanted to play. I told him was going to be in Columbus. He said, “How about early?” I had to fit in… Continue reading day four – effects
Third day of the TriDot outseason training programme. Today was a run workout. I took the liberty of adding some core work in. I did about half of the Runner’s World ‘New Core Curriculum’. I was pushed for time, and wanted to fit the workout in. I need to work on my core. sitting at… Continue reading day three – wobbles
Today, the workout was a bike ride. It was hard. It’s been a long time since I did any serious riding. I struggled to balance heart rate and cadence (number of pedal strokes per minute). It’s not something I’ve ever done before. (I get the feeling I’m going to be writing a variation of that… Continue reading day two – hearts
Toward the end of last year, I signed up for TriDot‘s out-season ‘free for feedback’ program. Today is the first day of my first TriDot training program. I completed the requisite assessments: a 5k run (in 19:48), an 800 yard swim (in 15:03), and a 15 mile bike (in around 47:00—the measure for this one… Continue reading day one – fore!