Treadmill Time

Day 19: 4 miles on the treadmill Nothing too exciting today, just 4 miles on the treadmill. In fact today’s plan called for a swim and run but I ended up going to the Warriors/Pacers game last night in Oakland and didn’t get home until almost midnight. When my alarm …

Back in the Garage

Day 18: 40 minutes on the Trainer Today was the start of week #4 for my triathlon training program. It’s a 16 week program so I’m nearing the quarter-way mark. I’m really enjoying the training. I can feel myself getting stronger with each session and, besides my knee, nothing hurts. …

Day 17: Run/Bike

Day 17: running & biking Sunday’s are the hardest days. Sunday’s training program call for both a long run and a long swim, both to be performed at “moderate” efforts. So, that is what I did. The Run Portion: The run ended up being 8.3 miles instead of 8 because …

Day 15: 900 yards of Swimming

Day 15 Swimming My training program was a run-of-the-mill swimming session: 900 yards in total with 3×200 yard intervals. Overall it felt good, but the longer intervals definitely get my heart rate up. By the last interval I’m starting to feel spent, which I guess is the whole point. Looking …

Day 12: Cycling

Yesterday was a rest day. Monday’s are always rest days and I was thankful for it. My legs still ached a bit from Sunday’s run and everything needed the time off. Day 12 of the program had me doing 40 minutes on the bike with eight 10-sprints. Typically I would …