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Training Log Archive: Saz

In the 7 days ending Aug 30, 2010:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Riding6 5:01:00 66.96(4:30) 107.76(2:48)
  Paddling3 4:38:33 21.4(13:01) 34.44(8:05)
  Running4 2:26:51 9.94 16.0
  Core Stability4 46:00
  Total16 12:52:24 98.3 158.2

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Monday Aug 30, 2010 #

7 AM

Riding 50:00 [3] 19.0 km (2:38 / km)
shoes: space shoe tevas

Didn't feel like getting up and going to uni so stuffed around until 7ish and realised I was going to struggle to make my 8am lecture.

Luckily there was no wind so it was actually quite a pleasant ride in - no wind, no rain but cloud cover so it was warm.
5 PM

Riding 52:00 [3] 19.0 km (2:44 / km)
shoes: space shoe tevas

Rode home from uni, great how the days are getting longer so that this ride was almost all in the light yay bring on Summer!

Sunday Aug 29, 2010 #

8 AM

Running warm up/down 30:00 [2] 4.0 km (7:30 / km)
shoes: pink asics

Jogged down to the Esplanade after dad dropped me off.
Managed somehow to find Jess amongst all the people.
About 9 ish we did a km or so of jogging then 6 run throughs. Legs felt ok which was good.

Note: Somehow in the morning between running down to the Esplanade, walking around looking for people, running to the faraway empty toilets and our warmup I did 6km - a few more than I had intended.
9 AM

Running race (City to Surf) 56:51 [5] 12.0 km (4:44 / km)
shoes: pink asics

4.31, 4.35, 4.26, 4.22, 4.46, 4.37, 5.04, 4.38, 4.55, 5.37, 5.12, 4.08

The first 6 km were ok then the next km was up the big hill on Hay street and hurt a lot. The km after had lots of downhill and I strode out a bit. The next 3 km were really tough and hot running through Perry Lakes with a big blow up in the 10th km coming up Oceanic Drive. Pulled it back a little in the 11th and then smashed it as hard as I could down Oceanic before realising just how far away the finish line still was ....

So it was slow, over 2 min(fail) slower than last year when I hadn't really been training but .....................................
it was hard and it hurt and there is no way I would've done a run like that without the race incentive so it was still worthwhile.

Luckily Jess got a GPS for her birthday as there was no way I could've run 53 minutes, she didn't manage it either .... maybe next time.
1 PM

Paddling 1:09:02 [3] 8.11 km (8:31 / km)

My shoulders were sore from having them up around my ears this morning - I would remember loosen them off then as soon as I forgot they would be straight back up there.

Paddled out quite well with the wind and then struggled a bit on the way back and it was slow.

The lumpiest day I've had out there -no wind chop just lumpy ocean with a few breaking over the ski. Didn't fall in and only took 1km or so to feel comfortable and kinda know how the ski was going to react which was good.
8 PM

Core Stability (Glute Exercises) 10:00 [2]

35 of each on each side. Knee wasn't sore after today's run which is good - maybe they're working :)

Saturday Aug 28, 2010 #

9 AM

Running (Drills and Run-throughs) 30:00 [2]
shoes: pink asics

Did a little run and some drills and run-throughs in preparation for tomorrow.

Core Stability (Glue Exercises) 10:00 [1]

It was such a nice morning outside that to procrastinate further I did my glute exercises too. 35 of each on each side.

Unfortunately however it appears I am allergic to grass as I now have a rash on my arms and side from lying down.

Friday Aug 27, 2010 #

6 AM

Riding 55:00 [3] 20.46 km (2:41 / km)
shoes: space shoe tevas

Rode in to work, quite cold into the easterly.
4 PM

Riding 33:00 [3] 11.0 km (3:00 / km)
shoes: space shoe tevas

Rode home from work the short way, still warm and a bit sunny when I left.

Thursday Aug 26, 2010 #

7 AM

Paddling 1:20:31 [3] 10.21 km (7:53 / km)
shoes: Booties

Nice ocean paddle. Was pretty flat and there wasn't much breeze either which made it a pretty easy paddle. No shore break either which was nice.

Wednesday Aug 25, 2010 #

7 AM

Riding 54:00 [3] 19.3 km (2:48 / km)
shoes: space shoe tevas

Rode in to uni via the servo as I still haven't fixed my leaking front tire.

Wind didn't seem that strong hopefully its still weakish on the ride home.
4 PM

Riding 57:00 [3] 19.0 km (3:00 / km)
shoes: space shoe tevas

Uninspired ride home from uni into the headwind.
7 PM

Core Stability (Glute Exercises) 13:00 [2]

35 of each on each side.

Tuesday Aug 24, 2010 #

6 AM

Paddling 2:09:00 [3] 16.12 km (8:00 / km)
shoes: Booties

The wind was all over the place this morning which was better than it just being against me on the way back. Pace varied a heap from 7.20's to 9.30's per km depending on the wind direction.
5 PM

Running 30:00 [4]
shoes: pink asics

Hamstrings were a bit tight but not too bad, Liz helped me stretch them before the last single.

SAS Sandhills

3 x 2 double laps hard, 2 mins rest, 1 x single harder

1.10, 1.03
58, 1.08
1.04, 1.04

53
8 PM

Core Stability (Glute Exercises) 13:00 [1]

35 of each on each side.

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