New Normal

What a difference a rest day makes. I woke up this morning to head to the pool and felt well rested. My swim went very well. After a warm up of 1,000 meters I did a little speed work to get my heart rate up but not push it. In all I only swam 1,600... Continue Reading →

Excitement in Anticipation

My official taper has begun. As if the weather forecast knew I had flexibility in my schedule this week, the skies opened up and rained shortly after I finished my swim outside this morning and continued all day. As a result, I am moving by cycling workout from tonight to tomorrow. The weather looks better... Continue Reading →

The Day Before

With tomorrow being my half marathon race day, today is important to rest, hydrate, and continue to carbo load. As I alway do, the day before a big race I sleep in as late as possible. This morning that meant almost 10:00AM, sleeping 11 hours. I don't think I have done that since I was... Continue Reading →

The Zatopek Effect

I figured out what is wrong - I am a victim of The Zatopek Effect. I thought I had time on my hands with only one workout a day this week. Well, today I took the entire day off - no work and no exercise. My fever was hovering around 100 this morning and I... Continue Reading →

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