The question is: will this make me faster?

Ankeny,IA 
Today
Sunny High 73FLow 55F
  • Temp: 74F
  • Hum: 53%
  • W: 6mph SSE
THURSDAY
Sunny
High 72F
Low 55F
FRIDAY
Partly Cloudy
High 80F
Low 66F
SATURDAY
Patchy light rain in area with thunder
High 83F
Low 57F
SUNDAY
Sunny
High 74F
Low 50F

Friday - September 7

I thought about running today, but I took the day off after running the previous 2 days. I plan to do a long ride tomorrow, and a long run on Sunday.

  • Health data: Sleep: 3 Stress: 3 Soreness: 3 Sick: 2

Thursday - September 6

Run
  • 40m 29s
  • 5.63 miles
  • 07m 11s /Mi
Miles, miles, miles. Nothing new to say today. Nice morning for a run again - about 65 and a little breezy. Splits were 20:05 and 20:24. Colts vs. Saints tonight. I'll be cheering for the Reggies (Wayne and Bush) to get lots of TD's against each other's team's lousy defense.

  • Health data: Sleep: 3 Stress: 3 Soreness: 3 Fatigue: 3 Sick: 2 Overall Workout: 4

Wednesday - September 5

Run
  • 31m 22s
  • 4.50 miles
  • 06m 58s /Mi
I consider this to be a solid run in the heat today. I felt pretty strong, having taken yesterday off. I think I'll probably be without a swim this week. My pass to the Bell Center expired today, and I didn't get the chance to get over to renew it. I think 4 runs and a bike workout will suffice.

  • Health data: Sleep: 4 Stress: 5 Soreness: 4 Fatigue: 4 Sick: 2 Overall Workout: 3

Tuesday - September 4

I was going to try to run last night, but I was too tired from a very long weekend. Hopefully tomorrow I can get back at it.

  • Health data: Sleep: 4 Stress: 2 Soreness: 3 Sick: 2

Monday - September 3

Bike
  • 1h 12m 52s
  • 24.80 miles
  • 20.42 Mi/hr
Fantastic morning for a ride. It was about 60 degrees and calm at 6:15 AM when I started. The sun didn't come up for another 20 minutes or so. It's nice when you get out that early on a holiday because there was almost no traffic whatsoever. Very serene. Because of the light traffic and great conditions, I decided to try some new roads to ride on. At about 7 miles, I went in a direction I had never even driven (country roads). Well, after about a mile, the road suddenly turned to gravel, so I had to turn around. No riding on the rocks for me, thank you. When I got back to town, I went north, on a road I am familiar with (in a car). One thing I didn't realize was how hilly it was. After about 4 miles, I decided to turn around because I was only going 17-18 or so and thought I was wearing out. When I turned around, much to my surprise, I was going 22-23 on the way back - it was one long, slow hill that I didn't even recognize on the way up. I didn't have a world-beater time today, but I think two things were in play. First, my legs were still tired from yesterday's long run. Second, this is the first time I've ridden in almost 2 weeks. I can't have that kind of a lapse anymore. I think I can maintain on once a week riding, but not any less than that.

  • Health data: Sleep: 4 Stress: 4 Soreness: 2 Fatigue: 3 Sick: 2 Overall Workout: 3

Sunday - September 2

Run
  • 1h 00m 58s
  • 8.00 miles
  • 07m 37s /Mi
Great morning for a long run - about 60 degrees and very peaceful. Comfortable pace, but still challenging. I hope to continue with the longer runs to build for October.

  • Health data: Sleep: 3 Stress: 3 Soreness: 4 Fatigue: 3 Sick: 2 Overall Workout: 5

Saturday - September 1

Sport
  • Walking
  • 1h 10m
Busy day, with work and company. I could have run at night, but I decided to wait until the morning to do a long run instead. I did mow the lawn, so that's worth some walking time.

  • Health data: Sleep: 3 Stress: 2 Soreness: 2 Sick: 2

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