LP 70.3: 52 Days

7/20/18, 52 days out Workout: 30 minute run, 3 hour bike with big gear intervals Weather: per-fec-tion. Low humidity, partly sunny, low 80s I started my day with the run. And holy shit I RAN. It was another one of those “ooooh this feels so good, I can’t wait till my next run” kind of … More LP 70.3: 52 Days

LP 70.3: 55 Days

7/17/18, 55 days out Workout: 1:30 bike, 30 min run Weather: Humid, hot, sunny w/ afternoon thunderstorms I kept it indoors today for a couple of reasons: I didn’t want to get caught out in a thunderstorm. Duh. As much as I love an outdoor workout on a hot/humid day, I know I don’t recover … More LP 70.3: 55 Days

LP 70.3: 56 Days

7/16/18, 56 days out Workout: 2050 yd swim Weather: Hot, humid, sunny I opted to swim inside for this one because I didn’t feel like swimming in 80 degree outdoor pool water with kids all over the place. Don’t get me wrong, I love that kids are outside being active, but I really just wanted … More LP 70.3: 56 Days

LP 70.3: 60 Days

7/12/18, 60 days out Workout: 60 min bike Weather: Sunny, warm, 90 degrees I opted to do this ride on the trainer after work. Of course it’s always nice to get outside, but for an hour ride it takes about half of that time to gather everything up and drive to the trail. Since I … More LP 70.3: 60 Days

LP 70.3: 61 Days

7/11/18, 61 days out Workout: 30 minute run Weather: 87 degrees, sunny + humid I think it’s safe to say I’m finally acclimated to the summer heat! My run paces comfortably back in the mid-9s/mile and it doesn’t feel like I’m dying. I took along a small handheld bottle of Skratch hydration and sipped on it … More LP 70.3: 61 Days