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M - 7.7 mi run + 1800 yd swim + a couple miles bike commute
T - 6.3 mi run + 4300 yd swim
W - 7 mi run + 2000 yd swim
T - 8 mi run + 1700 yd swim
F - 7.7 mi run
S - 7 mi run + 4500 yds at swim meet. Mile 20:14 :-) 100 1:10, 200 2:25, 100 breast 1:32, 200 breast 3:15.
S - 8 mi run + a couple miles bike commute
Totals 14,300 yd swim, a couple miles cycling, and 50 miles running.
The meet was fun - the mile was first (sometimes you have to wait ALL DAY for distance events so I was psyched that the 50 free was LAST and it was the sprinters who had to wait!!!), and I spent the day doing a "swim study circuit" because it was warm up, study, warm up again, race, cool down, study, warm up, ... I got some work and some swimming done... highlight of the week was that 1650, and the new South Park.
School is still going well. Aiming for an A on a linear algebra test on Thursday.
Really need to take a day off from running. WILL DO TOMORROW. I will come back and report my success :P I will probably stairmaster or something, as long as it is not pounding :P so goals for the week, that, 15k of swimming (that will keep me busy I hope), bike commute a couple of times. Keep doing well with food ;-)
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4 workouts total - good week.
This week is easy slow recovery, then 5 days of being sherpa/support crew for my husband as he does his first full IM at Arizona!
You. You make me stronger.
Run x 6: FAIL. Did 5 but left leg/hip is sore so took Sunday off.
Swim x 4: WIN
Bike x 2: WIN
Core/strength x 4: WIN
Focus on good nutrition: DRAW. Mostly to the good, but I let a bit loose on Saturday and shouldn't have.
So my idiocy at the party last week is biting me in the ass, literally - the hamstring injury seems to be causing me to alter my gait, and now my left glutes, hip and ITB are sore. I'm taking a few very grouchy days off running and getting a bike set up on the trainer, as it's started to snow. I need to get this issue sorted out ASAP so I can start an aggressive run training block for a race at the end of March.
This week's goals:
Swim x 4
Bike x 2
Core/strength x 4
Foam roll x 6
ill advised racing inc.
Got in my goal run mileage. yay!
run 6x, bike 3x including CX race Sunday
Only swam once. :(
This week: do as much as I feel like doing. I have exams on Thurs/Fri for my certification (not school related exams) and I'm definitely having stress. I've woken up too early the past couple of days. This happens when I'm stressing.
Determination - good luck with your exams!
MistressK - healing vibes your way - with the aerobic base you have, you won't lose much fitness if you take off from running to let your injury heal.
Pretty good week for me last week. Met all goals!!! Had a great tempo run on Saturday where I held a pace for 4 miles that I have only ever been able to do in an early season 5k so am excited that run seems to be progressing slowly but surely. Working on technique in swimming and learning that I really need to lock my core to avoid bending when I breath. Also learned butterfly this week! Actually found it to be a fun, rhythmic stroke - But I may drown myself trying to figure out the breathing!
This week is a take it easy week.
Swim 5x - mostly technique work
Run 4x - mostly short, EZ
Bike 2x - EZ
- Run 3x
- Ride zero (due to sked)
- Skate once (due to sked)
- Ghetto-fit (that's what I'm calling my basement sessions) 3x
- Eat better than I did last week
"How bad could it be?" - SimpleS