The question is: will this make me faster?

Ankeny,IA 
Today
Partly Cloudy High 58FLow 32F
  • Temp: 49F
  • Hum: 63%
  • W: 0mph N
FRIDAY
Sunny
High 42F
Low 29F
SATURDAY
Sunny
High 45F
Low 33F
SUNDAY
Sunny
High 54F
Low 44F
MONDAY
Light rain
High 60F
Low 43F

Tuesday - August 16

Run
  • 30m
  • 3.68 miles
  • 08m 09s /Mi

Easy pace, with 6 x 1 min. pickups. Like Doug's workout, I felt like I wanted to do more, but that's probably the point of the taper.

Monday - August 15

Swim
  • 39m 30s
  • 2100.00 yards
  • 01m 53s /100 yards

Made it over to the pool after getting the kids to bed. Unfortunately, I brought the wrong pair of goggles, which were very old and leaky. The kind lifeguard was nice enough to allow me to borrow a pair that they had at the pool. They didn't fit my face very well, and left some slight bruises around my nose, but at least I could finish the workout.

This was a nice, easy pace, one that I can hopefully maintain on Sunday. I tried to focus on good form and body position in the water.

Sunday - August 14

Run
  • 1h 13m 09s
  • 9.00 miles
  • 08m 08s /Mi

I maintained my "easy" pace of 8:20 per mile for the first 7 miles, then I picked it up to 7:40 and 7:20 for the last 2 miles. Everything felt good on a nice night to run.

Sport
  • Walking
  • 15m

5 min. warmup of stretching, and then 10 min. walking and stretching cooldown.

Saturday - August 13

Bike
  • 1h 00m
  • 20.20 miles
  • 20.20 Mi/hr

Trainer ride at night.

Friday - August 12

Thursday - August 11

Run
  • 29m 21s
  • 4.00 miles
  • 07m 20s /Mi

Wednesday - August 10

Bike
  • 3h 10m 09s
  • 61.63 miles
  • 19.45 Mi/hr

Great bike ride! This is my new longest ride ever. We also had a tremendous pizza at Mullet's at mile 55. Thanks to Tyler for the great workout!

Swim
  • 24m
  • 1200.00 yards
  • 02m /100 yards

Time and distance estimated. OWS with wetsuits at Blue Heron Lake. Tyler was kind enough to lend me a pair of goggles.

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