This was a week of faulty technology, and improvements in performance.
Monday Morning This morning I tried something new. The swim set was pretty standard, until the end. Since this is the beginning of my first ‘cognitive’ training week, I was focusing on race-paced efforts. So I swam 10 x 80 at race pace on two minutes. I’m getting better at being more consistent with my… Continue reading Weekly Review – June 29 – July 5
Triathletes are often overly focused on physical training. This post begins an investigation into the cognitive loads that triathletes place on their brains.
Monday Morning This morning’s swim was focused on drills. I’m really working on swim drills at the moment. (I must confess, I didn’t write this part the day of the training, so I’ve completely forgotten what I did!) Afternoon This is a recovery week, so I took the afternoon off. Tuesday Morning This morning’s four… Continue reading Weekly Review – June 22-28
Monday Morning Once again, Monday’s going to be a big training day. I like having this kind of pattern to my weeks. This morning I’d planned to do a modified version of this workout from Active.com. It’s a pretty simple speed workout. Warm Up 200 easy 160 kick 4 x 40 build Main Set 4… Continue reading Weekly Review – June 14 – 21
Today, I did a double. It wasn’t the first. It won’t be the last. But it was pretty tough. First off, I usually get up early and head to the gym to work out. Today I slept in, kind of by accident, so I had to fit my workout in later. I got to the… Continue reading day twenty five – double
Trying times again today. A fifteen mile bike time trial. It was labeled as a ‘functional threshold test’. But basically it was fifteen miles as fast as possible. Pleased with my result for this one, after a disappointing swim yesterday. (I was only ten seconds faster in the swim than at the start if this… Continue reading day twenty three – tt2