Cleburne,TX 
Today
Sunny High 83FLow 67F
  • Temp: 78F
  • Hum: 80%
  • W: 6mph ENE
WEDNESDAY
Patchy rain nearby
High 88F
Low 73F
THURSDAY
Partly Cloudy
High 87F
Low 73F
FRIDAY
Patchy rain nearby
High 82F
Low 71F
SATURDAY
Light rain shower
High 82F
Low 71F
Bike
  • 1h 00m 53s
  • 18.25 miles
  • 17.99 Mi/hr

60min, alternate between RPE and RPE 7-8 throughout ride.
(HR Z3-4)

** Maybe a little faster than I should have ;o)
** Strong South wind. Finally get the wind at my back coming home instead of the North wind in my face.

Sport
  • Stretching
  • 05m
Day shift

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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