Monthly Archives: February 2011

[041] First ride

Swim: 1,500 m/31,200 m Bike: 5.3/83 miles Run: 0/41.8 miles Today I completed two workouts under the new paradigm – my first real ride on my new tri bike and my first swim after starting to read Total Immersion. The ride: Today … Continue reading

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[040] Leap of faith

Swim: 0 m/29,700 m Bike: 1.6/77.7 miles Run: 0/41.8 miles Once an idea gets into my mind, it’s hard to get it out. So after this post and this post and this post, a seed had been planted. And it sprouted today … Continue reading

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[039] Totally immersed

Swim: 1,500 m/29,700 m Bike: 0/76.1 miles Run: 0/41.8 miles Boy, do I have some reading to do! Today in the mail I received my very own copies of Total Immersion and The Triathlete’s Training Bible – two very thick books that … Continue reading

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[038] Swim success

Swim: 1,500 m/28,200 m Bike: 0/76.1 miles Run: 0/41.8 miles Yesterday morning I enjoyed one of the best swims of my short career. I just felt good overall, and felt like my stroke and breathing were finally working together. As I’ve … Continue reading

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[037] Bad move

Swim: 1,500 m/26,700 m Bike: 0/76.1 miles Run: 4.9/41.8 miles I made a terrible mistake yesterday, one from which I will not soon recover. It didn’t happen during my morning swim workout or during my afternoon run, but in between. I went … Continue reading

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[036] Long(er) ride

Swim: 0 m/25,200 m Bike: 18/76.1 miles Run: 0/36.9 miles On Sunday I went for the longest bike ride of my life. However, at 18 miles, it’s still about 8 miles short of the bike leg of the triathlon I’m aiming … Continue reading

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[035] Exercise buffet

Swim: 1,500 m/25,200 m Bike: 6.4/58.1 miles Run: 1.4/36.9 miles Today I had a couple hours to myself while my daughter was in preschool, and the weather was so nice that I didn’t want to spend all the time inside the … Continue reading

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