| Good Morning Tri World.....
I hope that all is well in the Triathlon World and that everyone is training hard.
This morning I was back in the pool. I left the house early and got in the water right away. I really wanted to have a hard workout this morning and push myself further. What happened really suprised me.
Have you ever had a workout, swim, bike or run that felt like everything just was perfect. Like you finally wanted to say - hey, I got this. That is what I had this morning.
I started out my workout with a 200 yard warm up, I used mixed stroke for my warm up along with some dolphin kicking and sculling. Once warmed up I got right to work with 4 x 100 yd freestyle stroke at a moderate speed, bilateral breathing and 30 sec rest periods. These felt hard but I wasn't as tired as I usually was after doing 400. I did concentrate on good form, good recovery and body roll. after a 2 minute rest I got started on my hard set - 4 x 200 yd freestyle with 1 minute rest periods. Although real hard I did not feel wasted.
I worked on drills for another 140 yds. I am working on my roll more and keeping one hand outstretched more during my breathing. Using zipperskate and underskate drills helps. After doing the drills I got started on my next set of 5x100 yd freestyle with 30 sec rest periods. I still felt amazingly fresh after the sets were done. I finished with 100 yards of sculling and 200 yards of cool down using mixed stroke. Although a little tired right now, I am feeling great.
I have to timed my 100's yet. I would like to purchase the new Finis Lap Clock - but at $60.00 it is out of my budget currently. I will try and find someone to time me later this week. I am interested at what my time is. I so know that the other side of the pool comes up a lot quicker than it use to.
The weather has taken a turn for the worse for the rest of the week. Temps are down and snow is already flying. Good news - the weekend is looking prime for a bike ride on Saturday or Sunday. I would like to get a good 40 - 50 miles in this weekend if the weather holds. Tonight I am attending a new ABS/GLUTS class at the gym that I heard was killer. I'll let you know tomorrow. Until then remember:
Nobody Who Ever Gave His Best Regretted It
Nessuno che mai ha dato suo l'è rammaricato meglio