Week 7: Illness and the art of bicycle maintenance 2

Week 7: Illness and the art of bicycle maintenance
Starting to feel the pressure from Vineman…this week is the second to last build week for me before I start tapering…it’s almost time!! Now if only I can get rid of this annoying cough… Norm had to go to Ohio this weekend for a wedding, and I took advantage of 2 days of guilt-free training ...

Week 6: Sick of water, and Seattle shenanigans

Week 6: Sick of water, and Seattle shenanigans
Theme of the week: I am sick of swimming >”< Swim I think this was only the second week of 3+ times a week swimming, and already it’s a bit of a mental challenge. Luckily, I think I found a great solution to this…and that’s working out with other people! Tuesday was a great example ...

Week 5: Trucking along

Week 5: Trucking along
First week of June, and just as coach promised, we are ramping the training thing back up :) Swim So. much. swimming. For the first time since I started working with Coach P, he is now prescribing me 3 mid-week swim sessions in addition to 1-2 OWS on the weekends. In a way it’s kind ...

Week 3-4: When life gets tough

Week 3-4: When life gets tough
2-in-1 post! It’s been a bit of a crazy period in our household (more on that later), but I still managed to mostly stick to the training plan. Swim So at the start of week 3, I had a talk with my Masters swim coach about my technique and he told me that I need ...