Friday, March 7, 2008

Fabulous Friday

Today I did a swim/bike/run of sorts. It wasn't the usual triathlon type, and also wasn't a brick. But it was a fun and satisfying day.

Swim

I spent a lot of time working on form today. Was also happy with the 400 in the middle today. I think that concentrating on form paid off.

100 - W/U
200 - 2x100 pull - drills
300 - 3x100 fins - drills
400 - mod/easy timed (8:31!)
300 - 100/100/100 pull/fins/crawl
200 - 4x50 breast up/crawl back
100 - cool down

(Motorized) Bike

Here's the deal. I bought my scooter in early Feb. Couldn't ride it the first weekend because I hadn't taken care of insurance. I was sick for the next two weekends and couldn't do much of anything, much less ride. Last weekend I could have ridden it, but didn't. Today, I *FINALLY* took it out for the first ride.

It was a lot of fun! I'm getting more comfortable with balance and handling and such. Hope to ride more tomorrow. I'm anxious to turn this into part of my regular commute.

Run

7 mile EZ run, minimal walk breaks. Once again, I have it broken down by quarter miles. Overall pace ended up 12:28 min/mi, distance was 7.11mi.

19 comments:

  1. You sound so good... great to be well!!

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  2. That's a LOT of swimming! Great job. I need to do more form work. I am slow and need to get my form down, so I can speed up a little.

    Awesome run too! Have a great weekend!!!!

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  3. Awesome swim!!

    The motorized bike is just too cool...I bet you will have lots of fun commuting on it :)

    Great run, too. You will be so ready for the half mary.

    Boy, you had an active Friday!

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  4. Nice job on the workouts and getting out on the scooter. Sounds like fun!

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  5. Now thats a good day! I wish they would allow scooters in triathlon :-)

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  6. Way cool, pics from the scooter..

    Great job on the workouts as well.

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  7. Ooh..love the scooter pic!

    Great job with the swimming.

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  8. Form work always pays off in swimming. Even if you (like me) grumble the whole time you do it.

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  9. Well done you!

    I am seriously impressed. And slightly envious of your scooter. Though here in London we are bracing ourselves for THE storm of the decade...so maybe not such a good idea atm.

    And being the nerd I am...How do you make those chart thingies for your splits?

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  10. Nice job getting out on the scooter! How fun to have a new toy.

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  11. I like your scooter picture! ...Oh and great running and swimming too! :o)

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  12. Alright!!! Nothing like enjoying the scooter . . .at last ;-)

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  13. Fantastic!!

    I have been looking for an (another) excuse to buy a garmin for ages!

    Keep up the good work Lisa, we're all rooting for you.

    :)

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  14. Glad you had fun w/ your bike. Cool pic of you in your bike's mirror.

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  15. Great time for your 7 miler!!

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