Ankeny,IA 
Today
Patchy rain nearby High 28FLow 19F
  • Temp: 24F
  • Hum: 71%
  • W: 22mph NW
TUESDAY
Sunny
High 33F
Low 30F
WEDNESDAY
Partly Cloudy
High 34F
Low 22F
THURSDAY
Sunny
High 29F
Low 21F
FRIDAY
Partly Cloudy
High 42F
Low 35F
Bike
  • 30m
  • 8.00 miles
  • 16.00 Mi/hr

Practice ride of one loop of the bike course, and then the run course. It was nearly 100 degrees, so even this was tiring. It was good to see the course ahead of time, though.

Run #1
  • 05m
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5 min. warmup.

Run #2
  • 14m 20s
  • 2.00 miles
  • 07m 10s /Mi

I was going to go 3 miles. I felt good during the run, but I have had a little pain my right ankle for the past few days, and it was hurting a little while I was running tonight. So I decided to shut it down early. I don't think it's anything serious. I've had plenty of ankle injuries in my basketball days, and I get these weird twinges every now and then.

Bike
  • 48m
  • 16.70 miles
  • 20.88 Mi/hr
Run
  • 22m 30s
  • 3.00 miles
  • 07m 30s /Mi
B-R-B-R-B-R brick workout. I've done this one a few times before. It goes like this: 10 min. warmup on bike 10 min. bike at threshold pace (HR 155) 1 min. transition 1 mile at 10K pace (7:30, probably should have been faster) 1 min. transition 4 min. recovery on bike repeat for a total of 3 cycles I do this on the trainer and treadmill to ease transitions and be precise on timing. It probably wouldn't matter if it was 9 or 11 minutes, but it's also safer to ride hard on the trainer than to have to do hard efforts on the streets around the neighborhood. It's a really good workout, and it requires some mental effort and concentration.

Bike
  • 44m 39s
  • 15.20 miles
  • 20.43 Mi/hr

I didn't have time for a long ride, but a short ride is better than no ride. This was a pretty good effort - anytime I can do a trail ride at a pace > 20 MPH, I consider that to be pretty solid.

Swim
  • 30m
  • 1093.61 yards
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Not an official "workout," but we took the kids to the pool today. I'm just posting this here because it's kind of funny what we did. Kaylee saw this other dad swimming with a kid on his back, "riding the dolphin" style. So she wanted to do that with me. Then of course, Kelsey wanted to try it too. I probably did this for a half an hour. It wasn't exactly swim practice, but it was a good workout. :)

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