This was a week of faulty technology, and improvements in performance.
This past Sunday was the Greenswell Ohio Duathlon. I ran the race last year on basically no duathlon-specific training. I finished 9th. This year I was more prepared. The last few weeks I’ve been doing bricks, working on my running speed, and doing plenty of squats and long rides with sprints and hard efforts worked… Continue reading 2015 Ohio Duathlon
That’s pretty much it. Standard brick session. 1:15 on the bike, 20 minute run. Can’t wait to start riding outside!
Saturday is brick day. I realised today that I’ve been reading my workouts wrong. Again. Only took three and a half weeks. I’ve been doing a ten minute warm up and then moving into the main workout, and including the time of the warm up in the total workout time. This, I think, is the… Continue reading day twenty seven – hubris
It was an adventure just getting to the Y this morning. The roads around Columbus were in pretty bad shape. Tiptoeing round corners was a must. (Although the occasional slide is fun too.) A brick was the order of the day. One hour fifteen on the bike, then a half hour run. The guy on… Continue reading day thirteen – parking
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