Enjoy the Journey

Tuesday - July 1

Run
  • 36m
  • 3.00 miles
  • 12m /Mi

Started off really strong, faded a bit toward the end. Not a bad start to the day, you know?

Monday - June 30

Swim
  • 28m
  • 1312.00 yards
  • 02m 08s /100 yards

Nice lunchtime swim

Run
  • 51m
  • 3.20 miles
  • 15m 56s /Mi

Not a run per se, ended up walking with one of the newbie runners who just wasn't having a good day. Mildly irritated with myself for not referring her to the walking group but oh well, we had a nice visit and it was a pretty, although very hot, evening

Strength
  • 15m

side leg raises with band, 20 l/r
clamshells with band, 20 l/r
hip raises, 25 each leg
side step w/band, 50 l/r
pistol squats, 20 l/r
standing hip lifts, 20 l/r

It's Monday but it's gonna be a short week. Yeah for Independence Day!!! We are headed down to Lake of the Ozarks on Friday morning for a quick getaway.

Cut the grass last night and I think I lost a couple of pounds from sweating. The muggy summer days are here. I consider it heat acclimization.

Sunday - June 29

Bike
  • 1h 20m
  • 14.00 miles
  • 10.50 Mi/hr

Rode mtb around on some of the back roads. We've had so much rain lately, it will be weeks before the singletrack is rideable

Strength
  • 20m

Side plank, l/r, 20 sec
plank 30 sec
FB hyperextension, 10 reps
trunk rotation with med ball, 10 each side
15 squats with barbell on shoulders, 20#
bentover rows
backward lunge on 6" box, 10 lb DB, 10 l/r

Headed out to my sisters this morning for a lunch to celebrate my mom's 80th birthday. Her BD was actually back in May but this was the first weekend where my brothers' overbooked families were available...kind of ticks me off that their kids' sports drive their entire social lives to this extent but hey, I guess I'm guilty of the same thing to a point.

Saturday - June 28

Run
  • 1h 36m
  • 7.77 miles
  • 12m 21s /Mi

Decent long run, legs felt much better today. Humidity is really high, dropped a couple pounds from sweating

Friday - June 27

Thursday - June 26

Swim
  • 33m
  • 1312.00 yards
  • 02m 31s /100 yards

Drill day at the pool. It was kind of strange. It's a 3 1/2 foot deep 25 meter pool, indoors. There were some mechanical problems and the water level was lowered by close to a foot, so that if I were standing in the water, it didn't even reach my waist. Kind of awkward turning around.

Wednesday - June 25

Run
  • 50m
  • 4.00 miles
  • 12m 30s /Mi

2 laps at Washington Park. Legs felt very sore and tight

Sport
  • Yoga
  • 15m

Stiff and sore all over, particularly legs. Did some yoga this morning, it seems to help.

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