This is What We Do

Wednesday - December 23

Bike
  • 1h 00m 07s
  • 20.03 miles
  • 20.00 Mi/hr

Week 6, Q2
92 RPM AVG!!

Felt crummy all day. Felt fatigued and crappy, running around doing errands, watching my daughter, trying to close out some orders before the year end. The plow came by and dropped another four foot wall in front of my driveway. It was a tough day.

I forced myself to get on the trainer and I just felt great and I ended up nailing all 3 Intervals and probably had my best trainer effort to date. After 6 and a half weeks, I finally hit all my intervals with the proper intensity and left just enough for the last interval (which was so painful). What a nice way to end the day.

My kids are hyper as all heck with Christmas coming, and are driving me CRAZY!  I was going to Swim this afternoon but my daughter doesn't have school. 

Drainer tonight.  Week 6, Q2.

Tuesday - December 22

Run
  • 1h 00m
  • 7.38 miles
  • 08m 08s /Mi

Treadmill 1% incline
Better than Nothing

Bit the bullet and joined the gym. Just for 3 months. They have a cycling class too!

Wanted to Swim but my shoulderblades are still too sore from shoveling and pull-starting my snowblower!

Monday - December 21

Bike
  • 55m 03s
  • 17.76 miles
  • 19.36 Mi/hr

Week 6, Q1
30min HR Test

1st 15: 20.7mph 143 - 88rpm
2nd 15: 19.4mph 150 - 86 rpm
LTHR = 142

Note to self: Don't eat chinese food before your next test.

My snow blower was on the fritz -- of course -- all day yesteday.  Was outside snow blowing and shoveling from sun up to sun down.  Shoulder blades are killing me!  Here are some pics of the kids and dog enjoying the snow: http://beginnertriathlete.com/discussion/photos/photo-thumbnails.asp?albumid=13641

Yes, that is my mini van and camry, covered!

    Sunday - December 20

    We got 22 inches of snow.  Kids are going beserk.  Our cars are completely covered in snow drifts.  Looks like I'll be riding the trainer again.

    Saturday - December 19

    Run
    • 55m 01s
    • 6.52 miles
    • 08m 26s /Mi

    Z1-Z2 Run in the Snow. Need to slow down and run this pace more often if I want to increase my weekly run volume to 30+. Also need to keep my legs fresh for my Bike Intervals.

    Bike
    • 1h 15m 05s
    • 24.31 miles
    • 19.43 Mi/hr

    HERE COMES THE SNOW.  BLIZZARD OF 2009, BRING IT ON!! :)

    Week 5, Q3 later today while watching Kona on NBC.

    Friday - December 18

    Swim
    • 40m 38s
    • 2050.00 meters
    • 01m 59s /100 meters

    1 X 450 WU
    1 X 500 Moderate
    1 X 900 Mod/Tempo
    1 X 150 CD
    1 X 50 @ :46

    Today's swim was tough. I was fatigued but I pushed through. My lats were throbbing afterwards, so I'm doing something right :)

    I think I'm joining the gym.  Like today.  There is -- as the weatherman said it -- a potent winter storm headed my way.  There is a blizzard warning for Long Island.  Despite the snow, it's 20 freaking degrees outside!  20 degrees is just too cold to train outside.  Swim today?

     

    Thursday - December 17

    Run
    • 1h 03m 07s
    • 7.71 miles
    • 08m 11s /Mi

    Aerobic
    29 Degrees - Real Feel Temp 18. Yup, it's time to join the gym.

    Legs felt fine this afternoon so I ran. Legs felt really good throughout.

    Slept like a rock last night :)  Legs are feeling a little banged up today.  So I'm not sure, but I may Swim again; or if it warms up a little, I may go Mountain Biking and just do a short EZ run after.  We'll see.  It's freeezing out again! 

    • Health data: Soreness: 2 Fatigue: 4 Hours slept: 8

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