Monthly Archives: January 2011

[024] Weekend

Swim: 0 m/12,400 m Bike: 9.81/24.16 miles Run: 2.4/30.6 miles Although I’ve been doing plenty of cycling activities in recent weeks, particularly in the spin class at my gym, today I rode my actual road bike for only the second time … Continue reading

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[023] Hitting the ‘mill

Swim: 0 m/12,400 m Bike: 0/14.35 miles Run: 3.1/28.2 miles After the less-than-satisfying swim workout from my last post, I stayed away from the pool today and focused on other aspects of my training. It ended up being a great session that left … Continue reading

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[022] Frustration

Swim: 1,000 m/12,400 m Bike: 0/14.35 miles Run: 0/25.1 miles After several sessions of steady improvement this week, tonight’s swim almost seemed like a wasted effort. It was one of those workouts where nothing seems to come together, and the more … Continue reading

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[021] The small race

As part of the process of reaching my ultimate goal – the Naylor’s Beach Olympic-distance triathlon in September – I have signed up for a smaller triathlon in May. I will be participating in the GroundForce IT sprint triathlon, a race … Continue reading

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[020] Tough Tuesdays

Swim: 700 m/11,400 m Bike: 0/14.35 miles Run: 0/25.1 miles Tuesday is quickly gaining a reputation as one of my hardest workout days of the week. While I may try something longer and more intense on a weekend, a new schedule … Continue reading

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[019] Bad timing, good swim

Swim: 800 m/10,700 m Bike: 0/14.35 miles Run: 0/25.1 miles I encountered an interesting phenomenon at the gym today – the pool was full. That’s not a condition that has a parallel in running or biking – usually the roads and trails upon which I … Continue reading

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[018] Weekend

Swim: 500 m/9,900 m Bike: 8/14.35 miles Run: 0/25.1 miles I had planned on a long mountain-bike ride this weekend, but when my wife said she wanted to join me on the trail I couldn’t pass up the chance to ride … Continue reading

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