Last week's training was pretty good. It was one of the busiest weeks so far during my "off-season" (though technically I'm now in my "base phase.") The workouts felt great and I'm super excited especially about running right now. Over the weekend I also finally got a tire so I can set up my trainer and "pain cave"! (I need to figure out how to take more pictures this week!)
|I like to write my goals and post them where I can see them!|
Monday: Spin class at OTC. Stage 14 and 15 of the Tour de France meant a huge climb! Glutes were burning by the end of class.
Tuesday: Early morning swim practice for 3800m. Main set was 6x500m descending 1-3 with 40 seconds rest. Followed the swim with a strength and stability session.
Wednesday: Rest Day
Thursday: A 5k run in the evening with Jenn and a Yin/Yang yoga class.
Friday: Strength and stability session in the morning and a barre class in the evening. Now that I'm teaching barre, I often forget just how hard it can be!
Saturday: Track practice with Mike Woods and crew at the Louis Riel Dome. We did an awesome warm-up. I've decided that I have to keep going back because I need to learn how to do hurdles and not feel like I'm flailing around like a fish out of water. Main set for Jenn and me was 4x5 minutes at 10k pace (working on staying just at / under aerobic threshold), with one minute rest in between. We kept a pretty consistent pace throughout. Overall it was a great workout and I'm excited to go back again this week!
Sunday: A nice, easy 10k with friends followed by delicious coffee and great conversation. The weather was so nice compared to the frigid temps that we have had and it was great to connect with some of my favorite training buddies. In the afternoon, I had my hardest / sweatiest yoga class yet. My legs were so tired and could barely hold me up through the class. It was awesome!