WOTD: August 16-22, 2015 (Taper week to sprint triathlon)

8/22/2015 – Saturday REST. HYDRATE. EAT PIZZA. Pick up packet, check out course, make last-minute bike/equipment checks. GET SOME SLEEP. 8/21/2015 – Friday Rest, HYDRATE. Make a plan for race day. ¬†Pack your things, check your bike, charge your watch, make a schedule. Hang out with your in-laws ūüôā 8/20/2015 – Thursday Rest, HYDRATE. ¬†Run a mile if you get some free time. Go to a reception, enjoy dinner with…

August 25, 2015
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WOTD: August 9-15, 2015

8/15/15 Some days you just have to “go with the flow.” ¬†Today I had a plan of a 10 mile bike to downtown, 10 miles back, and a 10 mile loop around an airfield. ¬†My 10 miles out started great until I ended up riding right in to a pack of triathletes in the middle of an olympic triathlon! ¬†They were extremely nice about it, but boy was I embarrassed!…

August 12, 2015
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WOTD August 2-8, 2015

8/8/15 Got AT IT today on the bike. ¬†Long ride day with nutrition practice. ¬†GU (chocolate peanut butter) gel to start my ride, GU (salted caramel) at mile 7. ¬†I should’ve pushed this second GU to around mile 9, then another at 20, which is about 40 minutes (as they say on the package). ¬†Carried my aero bottle with just water and a bottle under me with Gatorade powder (orange…

August 8, 2015
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11 Week Training to an Olympic Tri (Sprint complete)

The below is my training for an Olympic distance Triathlon on August 17, 2013. I completed my first sprint distance triathlon on June 2, 2013, and will complete a second sprint on July 13th. This plan is meant to begin from sprint distance capable (500 meter continuous swim, 15 mile bike, 3.1 mile run), not from couch. ¬†Also, I am not a licensed athletic director, physician, or qualified for medical/athletic…

July 15, 2013
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5 Week Training for a Sprint Triathlon (fit for a Half Marathon)

This plan is meant to begin from half marathon running capable (13.1 mile run), not from couch. ¬†Also, I am not a licensed athletic director, physician, or qualified for medical/athletic advice. ¬†Most of my training plans come from plans I tweak from online, what works best for me, and what my husband suggests from his past experiences. ¬†Please consult a licensed physician before committing to intense physical activity. ¬†I am…

June 1, 2013
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