Posted in June 2014

6.5.14 Workouts, Beer, and Oreos

I kick off this post as I pursue my evening ritual: dessert. Tonight: birthday cake flavored Oreos. Life is too short to not enjoy something sweet every now and then. Life is already hard enough without denying oneself something small. Today’s WORKOUTS (plural, finally – a two-a-day!): Morning: 1,300 yard swim Evening: 4.0 mile run … Continue reading

6.3.14 workout of the day

Morning: 14.35 mile bike ride Afternoon: no evening workout Tomorrow: all workouts canceled In my Sunday post, I had put up my training plan for the week with the caveat that I knew it would change. So here I am, with my changes. Tonight’s workout got canceled because we are driving to Wisconsin for my … Continue reading

6.2.14 Workout of the Day

Morning: 3,200 yard swim Afternoon: nothing planned – dinner get together with friends! Warm-Up 400 yard swim 200 yard pull 200 yard kick Set 1 10 x 50 free on :45 (odds swim, evens pull) Set 2 5 x 100 free swim on 1:30 Set 3 4 x 150 free swim on 2:15 Set 4 … Continue reading

6.1.14… “I’m training”

Training, for what, exactly? I talk a lot in my blog posts about training – training for upcoming races, developing training plans, throwing training plans out the window…but I don’t feel disciplined about it at all.The reality is, I have a lot of races that I want to do, that are all very different, and … Continue reading