Filed under Biking

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

6.1.14… “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

3.16.14 Indoor Triathlon!

Dylan and I did our indoor triathlon today. For both of us, it was our first time doing an indoor triathlon – it was Dylan’s first EVER, and my third triathlon that I’ve done. The YWCA of Minneapolis hosted the event, and provided three different lengths: Mini-Sprint: 400-yard swim/8-mile bike/1-mile run Sprint: 500-yard swim/10-mile bike/2-mile … Continue reading

2.27.14 Today and Yesterday’s WOD

Yesterday – Wednesday (2/26/14) I had an alarm mishap. I set it. Don’t get me wrong. I definitely turned it on. I didn’t change it. So it was set for 6:00am, not 5:00am. Which makes me think – when did I wake up at 6am recently? We’ve been using Dylan’s alarm for so long I … Continue reading

2.25.14 Workout of the Day (WOD)

Used this morning to do a run through of the indoor triathlon distances Dylan and I are going to do in a month or so (once we sign up) and to do a quick lift circuit (since it’s been awhile). The indoor triathlon has three distances, and Dylan and I are going to do the … Continue reading

2.13.14 Workout of the Day

Slept in this morning, and met Dylan at the gym after work. Today was a bike day, and I followed it up with lifting. 30 minutes = 8.7 mile bike Lift: 3 sets each of the following.Set 1. Bicep Curls (10-12) Tricep Press (10-12) Lateral Raises (6-8) Set 2. Bench Press (10-12) Cable Lateral Pull … Continue reading

2014 Race Calendar

While not set in stone, this is what I’m shooting for this year. Having this written down will put me more into a “training” mindset and less of an “exercise because I have to” mindset! Other thing I’ve learned: I need to get a new bike, ASAP! DONE: 1/19/14 Sunday: UM Icebreaker Swim Meet 1/26/14 … Continue reading