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Trying to Tri

August 1, 2014
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Sometimes, it's good to reward oneself.

This morning, I almost skipped my run. When my alarm went off, I decided I deserved a rest day after yesterday's swim and bike ride. But, considering that next week will be an easy/rest week, I decided I would regret not getting in my run this morning. So, I got myself out of bed and out the door. It was a great decision.

Temperature was very cool (low 70s), with a very light misty rain. My first reward for getting out of bed to run. I decided to cut my distance by about a mile, primarily because of the increased load of this week (I am petrified of doing too much too soon), but also as my second reward for getting out of bed to run.

The run felt very good. My breathing was normal for an easy effort, and the pace felt comfortable. As usual, my first mile was the slowest (and also entirely uphill). My second two miles were the fastest (and downhill), and the last mile was a bit slower, but also uphill. I returned home with a sense of acco[...]
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Trying to Tri

July 31, 2014
Inspires : 1

After work, I went for a ride. Perfect temperature in the low 80s, but it was very windy. Pace felt pretty good, although I was probably a bit too aggressive. My back got a little sore, and I suspect it's because I did not keep good posture through the entire ride.
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