Tuesday, October 5, 2010

New Workout schedule is posted

If you look to the top left of this blog ^<, you will see my updated workout schedule. Its a new form of periodization. People will be writing books about this new training regimen for years. Its going to revolutionize the fitness world!



But in all seriousness, I haven't written about any new workouts in awhile! So here goes:
  • My left foot is healed
  • My back is healed
  • I have been running 3 miles at a time taking it easy. My body is agreeing with running finally.
  • My super swimming buddy threw the kitchen sink at me in the pool on Monday with an 8 x 100 kicking set of dolphin kicks with 6 beat freestyle followed by a 4 x 200 pull set. THAT kicked my butt considering I put in a whopping 5000 yards all of last month.
  • The bike feels AWESOME. I am out on the road bike now and after getting refitted on it, it fits OH SO COMFY! I rode in the rain today @ lunch and it felt like a new baptism.
  • Its getting cold enough that the arm warmers and knee warmers are coming back out
  • I slept in by accident this morning and missed my 2nd Kettlebells workout. Doh! Gonna try for Thursday then write up my "Intro to Kettlebells" post.
Basically I am going short but frequent. Mary:IronMatron today asked what you do to transition from the crazy uber season to the off season without going mental. I thought about and I see it like a taper. As long as I am doing SOMETHING, I don't go bonkers, even if it is a short workout.

Fall is my favorite season and the smell of the woods while riding my bike is the best ever!

16 comments:

  1. fall is my most favorite time of year! There is nothing that smells like it...except when people burn leaves:/ Glad you're doing better!

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  2. I miss fall in New York. Fall in Texas is cooler weather (not that I don't love that) but the bushes (there are no trees in Dallas) don't turn colors.

    Enjoy the fall weather and colors and congrats on being a re-born triathlete.

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  3. "...going short but frequent."

    Yeah, that joke is just too easy. Pass.

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  4. I love the workout plan. Brownies & beer. great combination.

    @Jeff - LMAO!

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  5. i like ur workout plan better than mine!

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  6. I think I like your workout plan. Can I join the club for that one!

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  7. The B&B training plan, looks like a keeper!

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  8. I love your workouts! :)

    I love fall riding... a little bit cooler, lots to look at! :)

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  9. You are hilarious. This looks amazingly similar to my training plan for the week. I may have stocked up on some of my favorite Vermont brews while running in upstate NY over the weekend...

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  10. Nice training week! Im sure you will get all of it accomplished!!

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  11. I am so excited to get back in the gym and hit the weights. I miss the burn!! However, I am also loving this week of doing NOTHING. I am on your periodization schedule this week.

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  12. Beer Good. Fire Bad.

    Keep listening to your body.

    8x100 dolphin kicks? Are you serious, or serially insane?

    No thanks. I would rather do two ironman swims every day, than do that much kicking hombre. Better you than me.

    —M

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  13. Love the workout schedule! That’s good news overall! I always take short runs during my taper and only rest completely the day before the race.

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  14. Hey Jon!! Excited to follow your journey to LP too!! It's a great place for an Ironman. Perfect periodization plan for October. :)

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  15. you better get that KB workout in on Thursday so you can lift all those beers!! ;)
    Glad to hear you are on the mend!

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