OBX Olympic Tri Training: Week 2 Workouts

Monday:  yoga, core Tuesday:  30 min run, light; lift Wednesday:  500-1000 meter swim; 45-60 min bike, light; core Thursday:  45-60 min bike, light; lift Friday:  30-40 min run, light; core Saturday:  750-1250 meter swim; 60-75 min bike, light Sunday:  40-50 min run, light; core What I like about this plan is that is measured in … More OBX Olympic Tri Training: Week 2 Workouts

Workouts: 6/8-6/11

Monday: yoga @ home Tuesday: @ the gym:  2000 meter row followed by upper body/core lifting 700 yd swim-15:15-minimal rest breaks! Wednesday: ended up as a rest day, but not without some heavy lifting:  I rearranged our apartment dining room, moved all the furniture and vacuumed, and rearranged some things in the second bedroom. Thursday: … More Workouts: 6/8-6/11

Outer Banks Olympic Triathlon Training, Week 1

Today marks the start of my training for the Outer Banks Olympic Triathlon!  Every Monday I’ll post my planned workouts for the week, and then throughout the week post how they went.  I’m following an intermediate distance training plan from Athleta, mainly because it fits with my schedule and isn’t complicated like some other plans … More Outer Banks Olympic Triathlon Training, Week 1

Workouts: 6/3, 6/4

I celebrated National Running Day yesterday with a rainy 3 miles with Tyler after work.  I had intended on going to a Saucony running event that evening, but ended up just running around my neighborhood. (RW run streak day 10) 3 miles| 30:03| 10 min/mile pace Today I planned on a 15 mile ride on … More Workouts: 6/3, 6/4

Workouts: 6/2/15

10 minute warm up run on the treadmill (RW run streak day 9). 1.07 miles|10 minutes I hit the weights for a quick lift–leg press, chest press, seated rows, bicep curls, tricep kickbacks and 30 sec x2 planks. After weightlifting, I hit the pool for a swim.  Halfway through the last 25 yards it started … More Workouts: 6/2/15

Workout: 6/1/15

Hello June! Today I ran 2 miles just as a storm was rolling in.  My fiancé, Tyler, was just coming in from his bike commute home from work so he accompanied me while I ran.  The humidity/heat definitely affects my running, but I’m confident if I continue to run in the heat it can only get … More Workout: 6/1/15