Maintaining Balance

Akron,OH 
Today
Light rain shower High 85FLow 66F
  • Temp: 70F
  • Hum: 88%
  • W: 0mph N
SATURDAY
Patchy rain nearby
High 82F
Low 63F
SUNDAY
Partly Cloudy
High 83F
Low 64F
MONDAY
Partly Cloudy
High 83F
Low 65F
TUESDAY
Sunny
High 91F
Low 67F

Friday - December 7

Swim
  • 30m
  • 1000.00 yards
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WU: 200
MS: 200 Fingertip Drag, 100 swim, 200 Closed fist, 100 swim, 200 (2:15)
CD: Hotub

Thursday - December 6

Run
  • 25m
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Sandrun run. Frigid cold. No wind so that was a plus.

Wednesday - December 5

Swim
  • 40m
  • 1400.00 yards
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WU: 200 (2:20)
DRILLS: 200 Fingertip Drag, 100 Swim, 200 Closed Fist, 100 Swim (2:10).
MS: 3x200 (2:20)
CD: Hotub. It was most excellant today, the longer the siwm is the better the hot-tub'n.

This was just the swim I needed to get some drive back.

Tuesday - December 4

Run
  • 20m
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Indoor track. BOOOORING. I decided to make up my missed run and also see if my ring was in lost and found...halfway there my wife calls saying our son found it. Though I wish I didnt accidentally break the downstairs sink in taking off the very old and, corroded, trap.

It's been a bad day.  Figured out my wedding ring is not on my finger...I may have lost it in the pool yesterday.  I missed my run as I have been running behind on a ton of stuff.

2008 is going to have to change.

Monday - December 3

Swim
  • 30m
  • 800.00 yards
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WU: 200
MS: 200 Catchup Drill, 200 Closed Fist, 200 swim (2:25).
CD: Hot tub.
I'm tired. Big day back in the pool. The drills took a lot more out of me than I expected. It didn't help that I have lost a lot of endurance lately either.

Back when I was training for my first oly, I got the TI swimming book.  I just couldn't get into it without actually seeing a drill done correctly.  I couldn't relate to the words.  So I have been grinding out the yards ever since, with little improvement in time.

Well, now that I can actually see what constitutes a good drill, I incorporated them into todays swim.  They made the time go fast to say the least.  Time will tell if I improve upon my pace.  The trip to CO was kinda fruitful...

Sunday - December 2

Run
  • 15m
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Mid 40's. Not as cold as I thought but the trails were certainly mucky.

I violated my '2 day' rule today.

Saturday - December 1

I'm just slowly working myself to death...that's what it really comes down too.  I seem to create things and start ideas that make me more busy instead of less...it's becoming more-and-more an endless loop.

Ron's Training Log


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