Week one of IM training is coming to an end. I’m feeling really positive about where things are and where they are headed. This weeks training looked like this: Sunday: Long Run (recovery week) 6 miles Monday: AM Spinning Class Tuesday: AM Swimming 850yds, PM Running 5 miles Wednesday: AM Spinning Class Thursday: AM Swimming 800yds, PM Running 4.5 miles Friday: AM Spinning Class Saturday: … Continue reading Week One Of Official IM Training Recap
Hey, my swimming is improving!!! Hurray. Increased my distance by 50 yards today and was still two minutes faster, and I did only ONE lap on my back! Hurray! I feel really, really positive that I am NOT GOING TO DROWN and that I am also GOING TO FINISH THIS IRONMAN. I was actually pretty anxious the past few weeks, but today I finally felt … Continue reading Feeling More Positive Everyday!!!
First official day of Ironman training! Spinning class! In in case you didn’t already know: Other randomness: Continue reading Monday Motivation
Terrific run with the running group this morning. Only 6 miles for my long run this week, as it was a Recovery week. Next week begins my Official Ironman Training! I could not be more excited! Monday: Morning Spinning Class Tuesday: Morning Swim (850 yds total, 10×25 yd intervals with 20 sec rests) & Evening Run (4.5 miles) Wednesday: Morning Spinning Class Thursday: Morning Swim (800 yds … Continue reading Sunday Prep!!
Today was my first brick workout! Which is, when training for a triathlon, you go directly from one event to the next without resting in between. This teaches your body to run on tired legs, which is something I’ll need to be able to do at the IM this June! So this morning, went to a great spinning session, changed my shoes, pulled on a … Continue reading Brick!!
A bunch of the gals in my Sweat Pink group are blogging what a day in their life looks like, and it’s so interesting to see how everyone lives their life. This is a today in my life, the last week before I begin my 20 week journey to the Boise Ironman 70.2, so after a week or so, I’ll re-blog this idea and show … Continue reading A Day in My Life
Well, now that I have your attention, no, I (We) are not having a baby. We (my mermaid friend and I) are doing an Ironman 70.3. The Mermaid, who’s name is actually not Ariel, but Twila, and I are about start down the craziest path imaginable. And I’m this crazy sort of anxious and excited all at once! We began this adventure training for a … Continue reading I (We) Have an Announcement!
Every year, I run this race. Every year, it’s so well put together. A hundred of so people run it, and it’s always a fun, friendly race with tons of prizes with great people. It’s put on by the local colleges XC team. It never lets me down. This year, I placed third in my age group and got a giant coffee cup to show … Continue reading Freeze Your Fanny 5k
Sunday’s are my main day for two things. One, my long run and two, prep for the following week. The running group really keeps me accountable, I wake up earlier than I would otherwise, keeping my entire day on track. Scheduled for 8 miles, the temperature was perfect, ground still smelled like rain, and the sky was overcast which kept the sun out of my … Continue reading Sunday Long Run & Sunday Prep