Swimming, biking, AND running?!

Last week, I committed to myself to get in a good weekend of training hard. So I did that. On Saturday, I went swimming in the pool. I think people were surprised I was at the indoor pool rather than the outdoor pool, but the outdoor pools here don’t have lane swimming (I think that this is ridiculous and would like to see it change). I didn’t push it too hard because I think I’ve forgotten how to push it while swimming. I’m going to test this theory later this week, but I’m really having a hard time pushing myself … Keep reading

Balance

I find that balancing my home life with my work life with my training life to be the most difficult part of training. It is a kind of training in itself. This weekend was a long weekend and I had big plans of a long road ride and a long run. Well, I guess 1 of 2 is good. It probably just wasn’t the right “one.” I went for a longish run yesterday (Monday):9 minutes running:1 minute walking for 8km in 1:02It felt pretty good, despite the down-pouring rain. I wore headphones for part of it, just to get me … Keep reading