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Training Log Archive: Jcgordon

In the 7 days ending Dec 9:

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Thursday Dec 7 #

X country (Thursday) 50:00 [3]

20 run
15 elliptical
15 bike
strength

45 run

Quote- “It's like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger they were. And sometimes you didn't want to know the end. Because how could the end be happy? How could the world go back to the way it was when so much bad had happened? But in the end, it’s only a passing thing, this shadow. Even darkness must pass. A new day will come. And when the sun shines it will shine out the clearer. Those were the stories that stayed with you. That meant something, even if you were too small to understand why. But I think, Mr. Frodo, I do understand. I know now. Folk in those stories had lots of chances of turning back, only they didn’t. They kept going, because they were holding on to something. That there is some good in this world, and it's worth fighting for.” - J.R.R Tolkien

Wednesday Dec 6 #

X country (Brazillians) 45:00 [3]

15 up
tempo loop lu
actuve warm up
200m 1500 pace 36 secs
3x30m sprint
3x 1km brazillian- 100 m intervals
15 down
strength

First brazillian! Such a beautiful workout, what I like about this workout is that there is no thinking involved, just pushing. I am happy with this workout.

Quote- "It's not magic, it's talent and sweat" - silicon valley

Tuesday Dec 5 #

X country (pool) 45:00 [3]

6mins of swimming
Drills
3 x (5 x 40s) intervals
Deep water running till 45 (8 minutes?)
Hip mobility
3 strides (75, 85, 95)
Med Ball exercises 2kg
Soccer vs wrestlers

Arguably the best pool workout yet. I swam the entire time without stopping, crushed intervals Hr 29, and forced myself to deep water run with hands out of the water. The deep water running was definitely the most impressive of these, I was in a lot of pain and working my ass off to not sink, my breathing was a little bit ridiculous and I got some weird looks from the team, but I definitely got what I wanted out of it.

We lost to the wrestlers 3-1

Quote- "If you want to be the best you have to be willing to do the things others aren't willing to do" - Michael Phelps

Monday Dec 4 #

X country (monday) 59:00 [3]

15 up
20 tempo
2min hard 1 rest x3
15 down
strength

I was very happy with the tempo today. I shut my eyes and just focused on moving my legs and I found I could move a bit faster. Warmup was really fast and it almost felt like another tempo.

Quote- "There is magic in misery"

Sunday Dec 3 #

X country (long run) 1:20:00 [3]

lunges- 4
long run- 80 minutes
drills

Good long run, it felt a lot shorter than it usually does. Very slippery trails but I didn't fall thankfully.

Quote- "Don't let a little fatigue make a coward out of you" - prefontane

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