February 18, 2012
First of all, I have almost disappeared off the blogosphere, but I am going to make a return because it is something that makes me happy! This weekend I will be relaxing, catching up on life, cleaning, cooking, running, and getting my life into order, which includes blogging.
The past few days have been tough because I’ve been a little sick. The most difficult thing about being sick is having the discipline to not run. … [Continue reading]
July 26, 2011
This past week I was pretty hydrophobic. I didn’t swim ONCE! Tisk Tisk! I wanted to start this week right and get up Monday morning for a swim at BSC, but I was so exhausted and just wasn’t feeling it. I slept in (man I have been a slacker huh?!). My weekends are when I catch up on sleep but because of the RRCA courses I was taking this weekend, I had to get up … [Continue reading]
June 15, 2011
I just want to mention I got a brick workout the last two days! Brick workouts are when you do two disciplines in one workout. On Monday I biked and swam and today I biked and ran!
Yesterday, I biked to work, changed and got my run in. My legs felt pretty good during my run. I stayed close to work and did loops around the common in case I got too tired and … [Continue reading]
May 4, 2011
I went for my first heart rate run last night! I was going to do 5 miles but my running partner Dave has been running a lot and I just stopped with him.
Distance (mi) – Avg Pace – Avg HR – Max HR
1 – 8:27 – 173 – 195
2 – 8:31 – 154 – 166
3 – 8:44 – 153 – 165
4 – 8.47 – 154 – 158
4.58 … [Continue reading]
Categories: food, training
May 3, 2011
I’ve been wanting to include heart rate training for some time now. It is important because you can determine what type of zone you are training in (See my aerobic vs anaerobic post). Most of your training should be in the aerobic zone (90% or more). In between the aerobic and anaerobic is what they call “no-man’s-land” where you are going too fast or too slow for optimum training of either system.
Before you … [Continue reading]