Bob's Tri Log

Orlando,FL 
Today
Light rain shower High 89FLow 73F
  • Temp: 79F
  • Hum: 85%
  • W: 6mph W
WEDNESDAY
Light rain shower
High 83F
Low 74F
THURSDAY
Patchy rain nearby
High 83F
Low 74F
FRIDAY
Moderate or heavy rain shower
High 91F
Low 74F
SATURDAY
Moderate or heavy rain shower
High 80F
Low 60F

Tuesday - September 30

Bike
  • 20m
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Bike Base
Endurance
20
Ride on a flat course or spin bike. Focus on keeping your pedal stroke smooth and learning to be 'light' on the pedals. Put as much pressure pushing down on the pedal as you do on pulling up the opposite pedal. RPE should be light - 5/6 out of 10.

Strength
  • 45m

Period AA
Sets 1-2
Reps 12-15
Speed Slow
Recovery 1-1.5'
AND Core #1 - 2x
Time 45

Wednesday - October 1

Run
  • 10m
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Run Endurance
Aerobic Endurance
10
Run on a flat path, track or treadmill. You can use the 8/2 method of 8 minutes running, 2 minutes walking. RPE should be light - 5/6 out of 10.

Swim
  • 12m
  • 400.00 yards
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Continuous Swim
Endurance
12
400
Kick/Balance Drills Day. Get in the water and kick with your hands by your side, and your head down for as far as you can. When you need a breath of air, turn your head to the side, but try NOT to pick up your head. Try to kick one length and then swim the next length. Notice how you have more awareness of your kick and your body position in the water.

Focus on pressing your chest into the water on the kick phases and carry this feeling over to the swim portion of the workout.

When you are done swimming, work on stretching your back, your arms, shoulders and neck muscles.

Thursday - October 2

Bike
  • 20m
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Bike Base
Endurance
20
Ride on a flat course or spin bike. Focus on keeping your pedal stroke smooth and learning to be 'light' on the pedals. Put as much pressure pushing down on the pedal as you do on pulling up the opposite pedal. RPE should be light - 5/6 out of 10.

Strength
  • 45m

Period AA
Sets 1-2
Reps 12-15
Speed Slow
Recovery 1-1.5'
AND Core #1 - 2x
Time 45

Friday - October 3

Run
  • 10m
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Run Endurance
Aerobic Endurance
10
Run on a flat path, track or treadmill. You can use the 8/2 method of 8 minutes running, 2 minutes walking. RPE should be light - 5/6 out of 10.

Swim
  • 12m
  • 400.00 yards
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Continuous Swim
Endurance
12
400
Swim Drills Day. Today we will work on something called the Fist Drill. Swim at least 4 lengths to warm up - you can alternate free style and sidestroke or breast stroke.

After you have finished your warm up, you will start your next length with your hands closed in a fist. Swim like this for 4 strokes, and then open your hands for 4 strokes, alternating until you get to the other end. Alternate 25 yds of 'Fist Drill' and freestyle swimming. This should get you to have a better 'feel' for the water.

Keep moving and complete 400 yards or 1/4 of a mile! When you are done swimming, work on stretching your back, your arms, shoulders and neck muscles.

Saturday - October 4

Off Day!

Sunday - October 5

Bike
  • 30m
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Bike Base
Endurance
30
Ride on a flat course or spin bike. Focus on keeping your pedal stroke smooth and learning to be 'light' on the pedals. Put as much pressure pushing down on the pedal as you do on pulling up the opposite pedal. RPE should be light - 5/6 out of 10.

Monday - October 6

Run
  • 20m
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Run Endurance
Aerobic Endurance
20
Run on a flat path, track or treadmill. You can use the 8/2 method of 8 minutes running, 2 minutes walking. RPE should be light - 5/6 out of 10.

Swim
  • 18m
  • 400.00 yards
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Continuous Swim
Endurance
18
400
Swim Drills Day. Like last week this workout is going to be about counting your strokes. Have you improved since last week?

Today's focus will be on learning to 'catch' water with your forearm and pull yourself through the water. If you feel your lats (the muscles under your arm pits that go down the side of your back) engage, then you are starting to get it. If your shoulders are tired, then you are still using too much shoulder and not enough lats.

Keep moving and complete 400 yards or 1/4 of a mile all freestyle! When you are done swimming, work on stretching your back, your arms, shoulders and neck muscles.

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