It is more like 9.5 weeks away, but the last 1.5 weeks have been extremely busy!! I typically try to post on Mondays for the previous week, but due to my busy schedule lately this blog post got delayed a bit.
What was it that kept me so busy? LOTS of training and my last full week of school this year…yes, I am done with students and only have one more day of professional development (i.e. meetings) until my summer break officially starts 🙂
Swim: 3100 yards
My 3100 yard swim went really well…I felt good and strong 🙂 This week I only missed a 4700 yard swim. It was scheduled for Sunday. By the time Sunday rolled around, I. Was.
Tired. Exhausted. I felt that if I went to swim, it would be just to complete it. There wouldn’t be any quality with it…I wasn’t even sure my legs would be able to kick and keep me afloat.
Bike: 212 miles
I made HUGE strides this week with my cycling. I had some rides that were short and high intensity…
and some longer endurance rides…one of these was our century ride on Saturday. Hello, PR…can you say #bikelove?!?!?!?!?!?!
Almost every ride this week had a short brick run after it, but I like to keep these numbers separate to get a more accurate representation of my cycling mileage and running mileage.
Run: 31.1 miles
Tuesday morning’s hill repeats were a challenge, but not as challenging as our weekend LONG run…hello humidity and summer weather in Iowa. I looked like I had been swimming instead of running by the time I was done…it is amazing the temperature swings we encountered this week while training!!
Strength Training: 2 hours & 5 minutes
Weekly Totals: 245 miles in 22 hours & 21 minutes
Thanks to Coeur Sports for #stylishspeed and #noangrykitty…even for 100+ miles in the saddle!! Thanks to Osmo Nutrition, Barnana and Pure Clean Powder for making training nutrition and recovery easy during all of these hours of exercise!! Thanks to Sound Probiotics for keeping me healthy…even while training hard and working with 8th graders on a daily basis!!
- Completing my school year (with the exception of these meetings I need to attend tomorrow)…
- Definitely our century ride PR…I was SUPER stoked to see the improvements I’ve made on the bike this year!! I think the shorter, high intensity rides done twice a week on the trainer really help with that 🙂
- I FINALLY received my Undress that I purchased through Kickstarter back in November 🙂 I can now change in public without having to expose myself. There will be a full blog post on The Undress soon!!
- Happy to be tapering for the Legend 100 Triathlon…only 10 days away…eek!! This will be a good test for IMBoulder to see where I’m at 🙂
How was your week? What were the highlights of your week? What are you looking forward to?