Friday, March 9, 2007

According to my notebook...

I keep pretty simple training records. Nothing more sophisticated than a few notes in a notebook. But it works for me, and it's telling me that March is off to a good start.

My daily training volume hasn't been as high as I woud like, but I haven't logged any missed days. That's huge. By this time last month I was already beginning to log the first of what turned into a long stream of zeros with the note "Sick." I've learned that (for me) doing something is always better than doing nothing, if for no other reason than to maintain a positive attitude.

Great suggestions about doing functional at the hotel. That was my plan B on Wednesday. Plan A was to get down to the gym at 5:50am and hope to be the first to show up for the treadmill. Plan A actually worked!

Got back home late Wed evening, so I didn't get up early yesterday to go for my scheduled swim, so I swapped it with a bike ride after work (which was on the schedule for today). So today I will swim... [update : and swim I did! My swim workout totalled 2650. Now my shoulder is a bit sore]

Weekend has longer running and biking sessions planned, and it looks like the weatherman is no longer holding a grudge against me. Highs around 70 are forcasted both days. Yesssssss!

March is off to a good start, indeed.

6 comments:

  1. Yay! Way to kick off the month real good :-) I don't know about you, but swimming makes my butt sore, LOL.

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  2. And I was excited about our forecasted 40s?? Oh, how you must have laughed!

    Have fun!

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  3. Hey, that is a heat wave there.

    Glad your back to workouts again and back to your chipper self. Being sick does suck..

    Great swim, now take care of that shoulder.

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  4. Just wanted to say hey! Looks like March is going to be great!

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  5. Sounds like you are heading for an ironman real soon!

    Congrats on the great start and the nicer weather.

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