Carthage,NC 
Today
Sunny High 50FLow 30F
  • Temp: 39F
  • Hum: 12%
  • W: 8mph SE
FRIDAY
Sunny
High 45F
Low 32F
SATURDAY
Partly Cloudy
High 50F
Low 40F
SUNDAY
Sunny
High 59F
Low 45F
MONDAY
Sunny
High 64F
Low 44F
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What a busy day! Between registering, attending the athlete brief, looking around the expo, and checking in to hotel and getting to the pasta dinner, the day was done. Decided to just take a rest day.
Swim
  • 40m
  • 2100.00 meters
  • 01m 54s /100 meters

Swim to run.

Run
  • 46m 36s
  • 6.65 miles
  • 07m /Mi
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Swim followed by run.

Really, really felt good in the water today. Have been playing with my form a bit and noticed that shortening arm length during pull is more efficient, faster, and less taxing. Yesterday, tested that out quite a few times during intervals. Did the same today and it just feels better.

Run was in low Z2. Felt great.

Swim
  • 40m
  • 2000.00 meters
  • 02m /100 meters

Swim to bike. Intervals on swim, then easy to moderate bike. Soft-pedaled last 5 miles.

Bike
  • 1h 30m 57s
  • 28.45 miles
  • 18.77 Mi/hr
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Army Reserves - Ft. Gordon

Busy today, but will try to get a swim in after work, then ride bike.

No plans to taper this week for Augusta. Maybe a bad call, but I don't want a low volume week during peak training. Augusta is just a fun race. Will race hard, but not going to worry if it doesn't go as planned.

Hope to swim/ride today, swim/run tomorrow, easy workout on Saturday, then race on Sunday...booyah!

-Update-
Intervals at the pool. Shortened arm length during pull phase. Seems to be more efficient. Will test again tomorrow. Swim to bike. Rode a little longer than I had planned.

Run
  • 1h 16m 16s
  • 10.01 miles
  • 07m 37s /Mi
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Generally easy run today. The new shoes were kind of tight (yankz), so will loosen them up just a little before another run on Friday.

Was super busy today during lunch and could not get out for a swim...SUCK.

Bike
  • 1h 00m 07s
  • 20.51 miles
  • 20.47 Mi/hr
Swim
  • 40m
  • 1944.00 meters
  • 02m 03s /100 meters

27m pool

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Easy ride, at first, then pushed the last loop. Man, Pope Airfield can be tough if you want it to be. That last loop killed the legs.

Swim today was awesome! Did 2x 500m time trials at HIM speed. First 500 (warmup) was 10:03 for 540m, second was 9:44 for same distance. Pool was 27m. Will swim tomorrow and try wetsuit at same distance.

My goal for Augusta: 4:40.

Bike
  • 1h 01m 34s
  • 20.57 miles
  • 20.05 Mi/hr
Run
  • 54m 12s
  • 7.58 miles
  • 07m 09s /Mi
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Good day of training.

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Rest day!
Body feels good after the high training load this week. Going to pick up where I left off and am not planning to taper or reduce load for Augusta, which is on Sunday.

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