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 …

Day 10: Long Cycle

At 10 fell on a Saturday, which according to the plan is a 25 mile bike ride. It was wet and cold outside so I did my ride on the trainer on the garage using Zwift. Zwift is a lifesaver for these things. I get to listen to news/music while …

Day 9

Today was day #9 of the 16 week training program. Today’s goal was swimming 900 yards in total total with 4 intervals of 100 yards each, resting for 15 seconds between each interval. The swim didn’t feel great, but despite feeling “clunky” I posted my best swimming times (2:42/100 yards). …

Merry Christmas

It’s that time of year again. We have finally made it to Christmas Eve and are just mere hours from jolly goodness overflowing our stockings and fulfilling a year’s worth of wishes. The excitement is almost too much for our 7 year-old, and falling asleep is proving yet again to …

The Force

  Friday afternoon at Star Wars: The Last Jedi. A great time with some great families. I’m a huge Star Wars fan (not a super fan, per se, but a big fan) and this movie is immediately in the top two or three of the franchise. In fact, the only …

Zero Dark Thirty

It was dark and the roads were still wet from the downpour the day before, but we had a plan. Both of us had to be in the office by 9am so that meant if we wanted a “good” ride we’d have to push off in the dark. So 5:30am …