Archive for January, 2010

  • 01.30.10 — Endurance Ride/Brick

    01.30.10 — Endurance Ride/Brick

    Type: Endurance Ride Distance: 112.04 miles Pace: 21.8 mph Time: 5:09:37 Average Watts: 140 watts Average Heart Rate: 147 bpm Total Work: 2,598 kJ Now THAT is what I am talking about. According to the schedule, this was supposed to be a 5 hour ride […]

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  • 01.29.10 — Recovery Ride

    01.29.10 — Recovery Ride

    Type: Recovery Ride Distance: 21.74 miles Pace: 2:45 min/mile Time: 60:22 Average Watts: 161 watts Average Heart Rate: 147 bpm Total Work: 578 kJ Now that is more like what I expect to see out of a ride. Remember yesterday? It was the day that […]

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  • 01.28.10 — Distance Swim and Coaching Session

    01.28.10 — Distance Swim and Coaching Session

    Type: Steady Pace Swim Distance: 3,000 yards Time: 2,000 yard set in 32:00, 1,000 yards of drills does it really matter? Workout: 2,000 Yard Set at Race Pace, 1,000 Yards of Drills I didn’t know if Coach Danielle was coming to the pool last night […]

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  • Mental Training in Endurance Sports

    Mental Training in Endurance Sports

    One of the areas often ignored by individuals who compete or participate in endurance sports is the mental side of their training. As a subset of training your mind, using your mind to push your performance levels higher and get off the plateau that you […]

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  • 01.28.10 — Bike — The Power Meter Busted

    01.28.10 — Bike — The Power Meter Busted

    Type: Steady State Distance: 21.5 miles Pace: 2:48 min/mile Time: 60:36 Average Watts: 290 watts (What? No way…) Average Heart Rate: 128 bpm Total Work: 1,046 kJ There must be a loose wire somewhere on my bike. There is no way I was averaging 290 […]

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  • 01.27.10 — Swim Intervals

    01.27.10 — Swim Intervals

    Type: Swim Intervals that make my arms fall off Distance: 1,000 yards Time: about 13:00 Workout: 10 x 100 yards with about 30 seconds of rest between sets The plan was to get into the pool and after a quick warm-up, swim ten 100 yard […]

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  • 01.27.10 — Easy Run

    01.27.10 — Easy Run

    Type: Run — Easy Pace Distance: 6.0 miles Time: 52:00 Average Heart Rate: 155 bpm Average Speed: 6.9 mph I got up this morning and just wasn’t that excited to get on the trainer. Instead of skipping the workout, I decided to take an easy […]

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  • 01.26.10 — Long Swim

    01.26.10 — Long Swim

    Type: Swim, Going Long Baby Distance: 3,750 yards Time: About 60:00 Workout: Steady Pace Long Swim I know, I know, I should have added the extra 250 yards to the swim so I could have hit 4,000. I am a Board Member for my HOA […]

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  • 01.26.10 — Easy Intervals

    01.26.10 — Easy Intervals

    Type: Easy Intervals Distance: 21.93 miles Pace: 2:45 min/mile Time: 60:40 Average Watts: 177 watts Average Heart Rate: 147 bpm Total Work: 638 kJ I am short on time this morning — meetings with my business partner, so I will keep this really short. Great intervals […]

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  • 01.25.10 — My Coach Ditches Me…

    01.25.10 — My Coach Ditches Me…

    Type: Swim, Steady Pace Distance: 2,000 yards Time: 29:20 Workout: Just Keep Swimming Well, my first session with the new coach did not happen. She called with some lame excuse that her boy was in the emergency room or something…no really, I hope everything turned […]

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