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I Made it to Ironville!

October 30, 2014
Inspires : 0


Bouncing back from my time with the flu :(
Not sure there will be any workout tonight, even though i am feeling okay.  Darren is bringing home a 3d printer from work so i can be the dummy tester.  And i need to make something for our potluck tomorrow. 
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InnerAthlete

October 30, 2014
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I haven't felt like doing ANYTHING in days, so I haven't. I know at least a little is just lower energy levels from fewer calories, but I'm sure there's a psychological component as well. Just feeling really "done". 
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Never, never, never quit

October 30, 2014
Inspires : 1


My brain was fried after work last night from 8 hours of diagnosing imaginary employees and their development levels, assigning leadership styles, role-playing, documenting imaginary conversations/evaluations, filling out worksheets and self-assessments, etc. I promptly swung by the Chinese takeout place and sat my butt on the couch all night. 
I'm enjoying the freedom of not having a structured workout plan, but I also know that if I don't get back on something a LITTLE bit structured, this week will become the norm. Right now my mind is in Puerto Vallarta though (4 more sleeps!
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Just Enjoy the Moment

October 30, 2014
Inspires : 10


Started the day with the annual mammogram which was way overdue.....Have an hour on the bike to do later.  And a haircut.
Got my bib number for the 8K ......Wave 1.   Bib 24522.
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I'm faster than I look!

October 30, 2014
Inspires : 0


Plan: 3 mile jog with 3 x 30 second intervals
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Push Through

October 30, 2014
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First workout in a few days. Felt great! Funny how an easy training run pace can be a HARD racing run pace.

Plan for November is to just take it easy, especially on the run. Going to strive for:

1x swim a week
2x bike a week
2x run a week

Goal is to take it easy, let body rest a little and heal. Also going to work on rehabbing Achilles Tendons in prep for marathon training. Going to start to ramp it up at the end of November and once December comes around, I want to be in full marathon training mode.

I'm wrestling with the idea of signing up for IMKY next year.
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Je ne suis pas l'homme d'acier.

October 30, 2014
Inspires : 1



Throwback Thursday
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High Altitude

October 30, 2014
Inspires : 2


Blocking in a couple of big paintings today, then will try to lift or something. Tomorrow is Halloween, which is pretty much an all day affair with the kids, between the school parade, two parties, and trick or treating after school. And that's with me being anti-social and begging off of two parties tomorrow night.
No other plans this weekend other than stopping by a friend's art opening on Saturday, so hopefully I can squeeze in some nice morning rides while the weather is still good.
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Speed Kills.

October 30, 2014
Inspires : 4


Bike Riding on Saturday:

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Time to Find the Big Girl Panties..and Suck it up!

October 30, 2014
Inspires : 0

2nd day in a row that I have worked from home since I feel crappy. Got afrin for my nose (that was a first time experience I am not al that happy with) but at least it opened up my nose so I can sleep. Slept pretty good. Feel better today but not 100%.
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Todd Covert's Training Log

October 30, 2014
Inspires : 0

Weight 151.0/155.1 (17.6% BF) in AM.
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Forward is a pace!!!

October 30, 2014
Inspires : 3



YAY!!!  It's Friday EVE!!!  Which means that tomorrow is Friday, and it also means that I'm only working a half day (more YAY!) to head to Dallas to spend the weekend with some awesome friends.  YAY!  
Working out did NOT happen yesterday, so I'll have to either do a 45min run today, or a 30min spin-o-rama on the bike and an upper body workout...  I'll probably run because I really don't like running, but I really NEED to run because it's by far my weakest.  Stoopid running! 
 
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2013: The Year of the Marathon

October 30, 2014
Inspires : 1


Really feeling back to myself. I have a to-do list for the week, my runs are all pre-scheduled, my bedtime is normal, and I'm back in WLC. Feeling pretty good! 
Starting a 50 mile challenge for November tomorrow, and also will be doing a 100-burpee challenge for the next 7 days. We also have our BFF Winter Running Fashion Show on Sunday. I'm pretty jazzed to be back in the OP fitness scene! 
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Work a Little Harder

October 30, 2014
Inspires : 1


QOTD "Exercise in the morning before your brain figures out what you're doing."
Good, albeit not fast, run this morning. Got it in and done. I may actually see some seat time on the fixie and do a double today. That's crazy talk right there!
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just keep going.

October 30, 2014
Inspires : 0


Dr. M today.  Is it weird that I'm actually hoping he tells me that I'm going to need some kind of procedure?  Physical therapy hasn't worked (each of the 2 rounds I went through).  Chiropractor hasn't worked (none of the three of them).  I've gotten an ESI.  I've done spinal decompression therapy, laser therapy, electrical stimulation.  I've tried ice, heat, biofreeze, epsom salts, foam roller.  So frustrating.

I did it! I finished the challenge!
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