Cleburne,TX 
Today
Partly Cloudy High 61FLow 39F
  • Temp: 61F
  • Hum: 22%
  • W: 7mph WNW
TUESDAY
Sunny
High 62F
Low 40F
WEDNESDAY
Sunny
High 64F
Low 40F
THURSDAY
Sunny
High 63F
Low 44F
FRIDAY
Sunny
High 69F
Low 54F
Swim
  • 35m
  • 1750.00 yards
  • 02m /100 yards

Race-specific
wu: 2 x 150, swim, back
main: 3 x 400, at T Pace with 45sec rest at end.
cd: 2 x 125 easy

***
1) 6'01" - 1'30"/100y
2) 6'16"
3) 6'31"

We're now focusing on prep for the first A Race of the season. Same hours, more focus on multisport workouts and above RPE 7 for swim and run.

Strength
  • 40m

  • EXERCISE

    Sets
    Min
    reps
    Max
    reps
    Min
    wt.(lb)
    Max
    wt.(lb)
  • BICEPS - DB Curls Alternating
    5
    15
    15
    10
    25
  • CORE - Prone Planks
    2
    60
    90
    0
    0
  • CORE - Side Planks
    2
    30
    30
    0
    0
  • CORE - Superman
    1
    60
    60
    0
    0
  • 4
    10
    10
    75
    95
  • LEGS - Crab Walk w/Bands
    5
    14
    14
    0
    0
  • LEGS - Hip Complex Stabilization, Bands
    2
    15
    15
    0
    0
  • LEGS - Lunges, Side
    4
    10
    10
    0
    0
  • LEGS - Standing calf raises
    5
    10
    10
    25
    25
  • 5
    15
    15
    60
    100

30 seconds rest between sets

Sport
  • Stretching
  • 10m
Day shift

OFF!
Bike
  • 45m 14s
  • 13.06 miles
  • 17.33 Mi/hr

45min, RPE3 mostly but throw in a 2-3 1 minute accelerations after getting a good warm up in.

** treadmill
15' WU
(3) 1' spin ups w/4' CD
15' CD
HR to Z4 on spin ups!
* mileage is estimated

Day shift

Swim
  • 43m
  • 2150.00 yards
  • 02m /100 yards

Technique. Focus on technique during the easy 50s, don't lose it on the build and hard legs.
10 x 200 (50 Easy, 50 Build, 50 Easy, 50Hard)
150 easy cooldown

Run
  • 45m
  • 4.40 miles
  • 10m 14s /Mi

45min at RPE 3. Stretch well afterwards. In case you skipped the last sentence: stretch well afterwards.

** treadmill

Bike
  • 30m
  • 9.00 miles
  • 18.00 Mi/hr

30min with accelerations. Entire workout in small chainring

Another recovery week! We'll keep the workouts short again as well as do some testing. It's only been 4 weeks since the last test. Your improvement will most likelky depend on your fitness when you started. If you were coming off a big winter layover your fitness should be improving quite rapidly, otherwise expect to see more gradual gains.

** Treadmill, no HR monitor, just spinning. Spinups every 5 minutes.
** mileage is estimated

Swim
  • 27m
  • 1500.00 yards
  • 01m 48s /100 yards

30 minutes continuous very, very easy at RPE 3. If you can find open water(that's warm enough) to practice navigation that's a bonus.

Strength
  • 30m

  • EXERCISE

    Sets
    Min
    reps
    Max
    reps
    Min
    wt.(lb)
    Max
    wt.(lb)
  • ABS - Crunches, Exercise Ball
    3
    10
    12
    0
    0
  • BACK - Hyperextensions
    3
    12
    12
    0
    0
  • BACK - One Arm Cable Rotational Row
    5
    15
    15
    30
    33
  • CHEST - Flat Dumbell Press
    5
    15
    15
    25
    30
  • CORE - Prone Planks
    2
    30
    90
    0
    0
  • SHOULDERS - Side DB raise
    3
    12
    15
    5
    5

30 second rest between sets

Sport
  • Stretching
  • 10m

Run
  • 39m 10s
  • 3.49 miles
  • 11m 13s /Mi

30min with 3x20sec. accelerations.

** 4x20 sec strides
** last 8 min was walking with my wife

NOTE: This week looks low in volume but I started this plan on Tuesday, missing a run and a bike on Monday.  

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