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
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
Lots of talk about pooping. And a race on Saturday morning.
A mixed week, with a good race at the end.
This week I felt like a real pro. Three double days in a row! Monday Morning Easy run. Six miles easy. More or less uneventful. Had to make a pit stop in Circle-K. Usually the cheapest petrol in town. Good toilets, too. Evening Fifty mile bike: Hard efforts, consistent pace. One of the big problems… Continue reading Weekly Summary – May 18-24
This morning I experienced what I imagine is the reality of being a pro triathlete. It started as usual. Up around 3:30, I headed downstairs to add water to my pre-prepared bowl of oatmeal, ground flaxseed, and salt. Put that in the microwave for a minute and a half, and fill the kettle. Cup of… Continue reading day 133 – reality