>> Saturday, July 24, 2010
When you can fit a swim, bike, and run into one day, it MUST be a good, hard training day.
The day started with 4 of us heading off to Square Lake. We met Denny there, and 2 others showed up as well. So we had a nice gang ready for a swim.
We headed out for about 21 minutes, and then 2 of us decided to head back. Three others cut across the lake at that point, and 2 others were still catching up. We had a few groups of swimmers all just doing their own thing. I ended up having a nice 42:00 swim, and the sun was just coming through the trees by the time I wrapped up:
Nice high knees, Julia!
Everyone hitting the water
I got to the track, and there was a major middle-school lacrosse tournament going on. I would NOT be able to use the track.
Side note: Screw "soccer moms." Lacrosse moms are where it's at! Trust me!
But just off the track, near the gates to the street, there was a little "nook" where I felt like I could safely tuck my bike:
The workout was basically 10:00 on the bike followed by a 1 mile run, and you do that 4 times. Click here to read the details of Kevin's workout.
10:01 easy spinning. Did I mention it was 88 degrees, very humid, and dead calm? I was dripping sweat everywhere in no time.
5:59 0.92 mile run.
9:29 of intervals on the bike (0:30 hard, 0:30 easy).
5:58 0.92 mile run.
9:28 of intervals on the bike (0:30 hard, 0:30 easy).
5:55 0.92 mile run.
9:33 of intervals on the bike (0:30 hard, 0:30 easy).
5:57 0.92 mile run.
1:04:10 total workout time.
I had been using my shirt as a towel for my sweaty face, so I had kept it balled up in my aero bars: