I'm a bit sicker today than yesterday.  Maybe riding on the SCT on Sunday in the cold was not such a great idea.  At least I am getting to work 12-16 hour days.  Waaaah!
Got up feeling sick so didn't go work out.  Today and tomorrow are going to be a little nuts at work so I may not be able to do anything until Wednesday.
Bike
  • 2h 57m 05s
  • 37.86 miles
  • 12.83 Mi/hr
Went for a ride on the Silver Comet Trail with Neal. The temperature was about 40 degrees when we headed out. My intention was to keep in zone 1 and I was pretty successful. We had to stop a few times to warm up. My right knee started bothering me with about 10 miles to go. I'm not sure what was wrong but it did not really hurt when I was walking, only when I was riding. Maybe I need to get my bike fit adjusted. Oh, did I mention that it was really cold? Actually it was really really cold!

I've been chasing 8 six-year-olds around for the last three hours and I'm beat. A person can be the tickle monster for only so long before breaking down.Laughing
Strength
  • 45m

  • EXERCISE

    Sets
    Min
    reps
    Max
    reps
    Min
    wt.(lb)
    Max
    wt.(lb)
  • BACK - Bent-over DB row
    2
    10
    10
    60
    60
  • 2
    10
    10
    190
    215
  • BICEPS - Pulley Curls
    2
    10
    10
    70
    80
  • CHEST - Flat Bench Press
    2
    10
    10
    155
    165
  • SHOULDERS - Shrugs BB
    2
    10
    10
    315
    315
  • SHOULDERS - Side DB raise
    2
    10
    10
    25
    25
  • TRICEPS - Rope pulldown
    2
    10
    10
    90
    90

Hurts so good!  Just a quick and dirty lifting session to get my muscles warmed up.  On Monday I'll start heavy lifting again.  It felt very good to lift, even though I could not put in the time that I would have liked.

My calves are still pretty sore from yesterday.  Running two days in a row is probably not a good idea for me at this point. 

It looks like it'll be pretty cold on Sunday morning.  I may regret going out on the SCT but it's the only time I can do it.

Bike
  • 20m
  • 4.00 miles
  • 12.00 Mi/hr
Run
  • 31m 02s
  • 3.10 miles
  • 10m 01s /Mi

The biking was 10 min. warm-up and cool-down.  I was the only one to show this morning to run.  I guess the others figured that if Henry could not come, they did not need to either.  I decided to run the 5K race route.  My legs were still feeling pretty beat from yesterday so my time was not as good as I would have liked.  I guess I'm still not ready to run two days in a row.  I'm eager to get back in the water tomorrow.  I intend to get there early enough to get a lane in the big pool, rather than be relegated to the kiddie pool.

 I really need to get back in control of my diet.  I had been doing pretty well until mid-September when it went to pot.  I'm really going to try to get back on track for the rest of the month, especially since I will be unable to work out for 7-10 days at the end.

Yee-Hah!  I'm getting a trainer for Christmas!  I know that this news would not excite most people but I have been able to bike only once a week due to the fact that I can only work out in the morning on weekdays.  By getting a trainer I'll be able to bike at home while "watching" the kids (through judicious use of DVD's).  Since I will not be able to get a tri bike in the forseeable future I need to improve the engine and strengthen the connecting rods.

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