Aug 22nd, 2011
On Sun August 21, 2011 I finished my 5th triathlon in Orillia. It was a sprint distance – 750 meter swim, 33 km bike and 7 km run. Overall highlights of the race:
The swim is a beach start, everyone runs into the water at the same time. ...
Aug 11th, 2011
Today in running class we ran hill repeats. It was a different kind of workout that I’m used to where we had to calculate our splits. We ran on one hill, and going up the hill had 3 pylons. Each pylon was 100 meters apart from each...
Aug 10th, 2011
I need some new swim gear. New swimsuit and new goggles are in order. My speedos goggles are starting to leak in water. The suction is not that good anymore and starts to fog up. I can just see the floating orange floaty turn buoy’s...
Aug 10th, 2011
Hey everyone. I was taking an extended break from my site and let you know that I’ve completed my 4th triathlon now! I did the Ottawa Olympic Triathlon on Sat July 30 and Bracebridge Olympic Triathlon Sun August 7. They were both tough...
Jul 18th, 2011
I missed a whole 3 days of workout last week! From Friday – Sunday I didn’t swim, bike, or run. But I did do a lot of walking. I went to visit my boyfriend in NY and we must have walked 10 miles. I guess that is considered exercise. ...
Jun 28th, 2011
Yesterday I had swim practice. We did
400 meter warmup
100 meter non stop swim in circles
200 meter drafting swim in circles
20 x 25 meter swimming with pullboy and paddles, rest 45 seconds
200 meter cool down
I was pretty tired afterwards. I’m...
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Interval Hill Climbs
Today in running class we ran hill repeats. It was a different kind of workout that I’m used to where we had to calculate our splits. We ran on one hill, and going up the hill had 3 pylons. Each pylon was 100 meters apart from each other indicating 100 meter, 200 meters and 300 meters.
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Steps to Marathon Recovery
Congratulations on completing your marathon. Whether it be your first or fifteenth, it’s always a great feeling to run or … crawl across that finish line. You did what a lot of people cannot do, run 26.2 miles!!
Now you must be having problems going up and down stairs, walking fast, whole...