I got chicked at the Elephant Butte Triathlon today. And not by a little. I was completely crushed, destroyed, dominated, use and abused, worked over. She swam a 20:30ish for the 1 mile swim. I was next out of the lake in 23:05 about :25 up on third place. I feel slightly used…in a good…Details
Done. Over. Sleeping in. Time to drink beer! My hip hurts, my leg hurts and the thought of 6 more weeks of trying to balance enough training without recovering properly is over-rated. It’s, at least in my opinion, better to heal up, rest up and start the new training cycle in mid-late October for next…Details
Got cleared to start working out today. Ended up it my gastroc that was inflamed. Best of all, my knee is unremarkable on the x-rays. Sometimes unremarkable is a good thing. The only thing concerning me was the doc said stretching may be a good thing for me to do, and core exercises oh, and…Details
6:15. Yes, a whole 6 min and :15 seconds. Pain free. Pretty exciting. It’s been a week since I ran.
Walking back to the house, I noticed everyone had newspapers in their front yards. I picked them up and put them in the recycling bins. Gotta keep the hood looking clean.