Bike #1
  • 30m 48s
  • 8.23 miles
  • 16.03 Mi/hr

Part of the mother of all failed workouts. Logistics were just not right. We were supposed to be doing descending bricks but there was no place to put the bikes in between. It would be pointless to take 5 to 7 minutes to put the bikes up when the whole premise of the workout was to switch between biking and running as quickly as possible. So we just put the bikes up and ran for 15 minutes after the 30 minute bike. GRRR...I hate when things don't work like I want.

By the way, this includes all the stopping and starting and waiting for cars at intersections. I had no regular stopwatch, I just watched the clock.

Run
  • 14m 40s
  • 1.74 miles
  • 08m 26s /Mi

No motivation since we were both kinda bummed about the workout.

Bike #2
  • 11m 27s
  • 2.56 miles
  • 13.41 Mi/hr

The trip from the parking lot to the beach. Up and over the Memorial Bridge...nice climb!!

Bike #3
  • 10m 57s
  • 2.56 miles
  • 14.03 Mi/hr

The trip back from the beach to the car. Another trip over the bridge. I like to climb.

HAPPY EASTER!

0905 - Needed the extra sleep last night for sure.  Today we have a big workout on the schedule.  A combination of bike/run bricks.  We'll see how it works out...I hope my feet are in good enough shape to run!

  • Health data: Sleep: 5 Stress: 5 Soreness: 4 Fatigue: 4 Hours slept: 9 Overall Workout: 1
Strength
  • 50m

Back/Shoulders/Traps - Strength and Endurance

Lat Pulldowns - 3 sets, 8-12 reps (100, 115, 130#)

Pullups - 8

One Arm Mid-row on BOSU -
12/24, 10/20, 8/16 (80#/40#)
24/12, 20/10, 16/8 (40#/70#, 50#/80#, 60#/90#)

Low Row -
6/12, 10/5 (270#/180#)

Triple Shoulder (Lateral Raise, Front Raise, Upright Row) on BOSU -
3 sets of 12, 2x10#

Lateral Raise Machine -
12/24, 10/20, 8/16 (40#/20#)
24/12 (20#/40#)

Dumbbell Shrugs -
12/24, 10/20, 8/16 (2x70#/2x35#)
24/12, 20/10, 16/8 (2x35#/2x70#)

OK, Umstead results are FINALLY up!! 
I was 7th out of 35 in my Age Group (M30-39...they are ten-year age groups) and I was 24th overall out of 248.  I'm good with these stats but I think I can do better.

Just a short day at work today.  I have lots of catching up to do.  Bill paying, schedule making, car repairing, etc.  I'm debating getting my brakes and suspension done NOW, as opposed to when I get the last of the credit cards paid off.  I really need front brakes and front suspension.

  • Health data: Sleep: 4 Stress: 5 Soreness: 4 Fatigue: 4 Overall Workout: 5
Strength

Legs/Abs - Strength and Endurance

Leg Extension - 3 sets of 12 (90#)

Seated Leg Curl - 3 sets of 12 (90#)

Leg Extension -
12/24, 10/20, 8/16 (110#/50#)
24/12 (50#/110#)

Prone Leg Curl -
12/24, 10/20, 8/16 (90#/40#)
24/12 (40#/90#)

Double Crunch Machine - 4 sets of 50 (20#)

Seated Calf Raises -
12/24, 10/20, 8/16 (70#/45#)
24/12 (45#/70#)

Sport
  • Stairmaster
  • 20m

Intervals on Stairmaster...
3 min warmup
1 min fast, 1 min slow x 8
1 min cooldown

  • Health data: Sleep: 4 Stress: 5 Soreness: 4 Fatigue: 4 Hours slept: 7 Overall Workout: 4
Bike
  • 1h 00m
  • 19.00 miles
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My first spin class at Laaaa Fitness! Fun! Supersweatfest!

Strength
  • 50m

Chest/Bi's/Tri's - Strength and Endurance

Fitball flyes - 2 sets, 10-12 reps (2x15#/2x20#)

Dumbbell flat press with leg lift -
12/24, 10/20, 8/16 (2x40#/2x20#)
24/12, 20/10, 16/8 (2x20#/2x40#)

Machine incline press -
12/24, 10/20, 8/16 (90#/45#)
24/12, 20/10, 16/8 (45#/90#)

Incline seated curl - 2 sets, 10 reps each (2x15#)

Standing DB curl -
12/24, 10/20, 8/16 (2x20#/2x10#)
24/12, 20/10, 16/8 (2x10#/2x20#)

Rope pressdown - 3 sets, 8-12 reps (40-50-60#)

Lying straightline extension with leg lift -
12/24, 10/20, 8/16 (2x20#/2x10#)

Widegrip reverse pressdown -
24/12, 20/10, 16/8 (80#/40#)

This was the lighter version of Monday's workout. Wow...it HUUUUUURT!!! 24 reps is INSANE!! I finally sweated enough to resemble the workouts Victor and I were doing before I took my lifting hiatus before the 100.

Sport
  • Stairmaster
  • 05m



Stairmaster was the cooldown after my weight training.

Today was busy!  Almost no break whatsoever, other than my lunch hour, which I spent working out.  I was happy to get spinning class done though, been looking forward to that!

  • Health data: Hours slept: 7 Overall Workout: 5
Run
  • 02m
  • 0.25 miles
  • 08m /Mi

Total estimate...I ran in a sand parking lot before boot camp...basically from my car to the restrooms building and back. My knee didn't exactly like me for that.

Strength
  • 35m

Back/Shoulders/Traps

Lat Pulldowns - 3 sets, 8-12 reps (110, 120, 130#)

Seated midrow -
Heavy/light - 6/12, 5/10, 4/8 (135#/60#)
Light/heavy - 12/6, 10/5, 8/4 (60#/135#)

Prone bench dumbbell row -
H/L - 6/12, 5/10, 4/8 (2x35#, 2x15#)
L/H - 12/6, 10/5, 8/4 (2x15#/2x35#)

Lateral raises on Bosu - 3 sets, 8-12 reps (2x10, 15, 20#)

Overhead press -
H/L - 6/12, 5/10, 4/8 (120#/50#)
L/H - 12/6, 10/5, 8/4 (50#/120#)

Shrugs -
H/L - 6/12, 5/10, 4/8 (200#/100#)
L/H - 12/6, 10/5, 8/4 (100#/200#)

10 pullups

This is a new program I'm trying out. I'm not totally thrilled with it yet, but I'm gonna give it 4 weeks to see where it gets me. We'll see what happens.

Busy day at work today, but I got to see Terri and Pete for lunch!  It was nice not to be rushed on my lunch hour, and just spend some time with my friends.

  • Health data: Sleep: 4 Stress: 5 Soreness: 4 Fatigue: 4 Hours slept: 7 Overall Workout: 4

I feel much better today.  Still some minor edema in my right foot.  A little soreness in the knees.  But that my friends, is it.  No lasting damage, no chronic fatigue or pain.  YAY!!!  Jeez, maybe I didn't work hard enough.  :)

Umstead Race Report is done!!  

 

  • Health data: Sleep: 4 Stress: 5 Soreness: 3 Fatigue: 4
Strength
  • 20m

Chest and arms...
Yes, it was against doctor's orders, but I just couldn't help it...I needed my lifting fix. No worries, it was only 20 minutes. And it wasn't heavy. And it didn't involve my legs.

0840 - Well, the festivities are over, the race is in the history books, and it's time to head out.  It's raining again, and I'm sure that will affect the traffic so we are gonna go find another Anytime Fitness so I can stretch and do a little bit of recovery stuff before we head out.  Once the rush hour is over, we'll start back on our journey to Florida.  Hopefully it won't be a lot of rain and traffic like the way up.

Today I am alot less sore than yesterday, I'm moving around well, but I have some edema in my right foot.  Otherwise, I feel fine.  The soreness in my abs/obliques/chest/shoulders is gone.  Today I need to start stretching out though, this long drive is gonna make for a long day.

I especially want to give BIG thanks to Shannon and Chris for being such awesome hosts to us this weekend...having a "home base" to operate from was an immense help to the efforts.  Awesome friends...thanks you two!  And of course, thanks to Campbell for tolerating two strangers in the house too.  :)

And now for the "quote of the weekend"...
"OK, I'm just gonna put this in his mouth.  He'll probably just lick it.  Come on, suck it.  Suck it"

  • Health data: Sleep: 4 Stress: 5 Soreness: 3 Fatigue: 4 Hours slept: 8 Overall Workout: 5

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