Category Archives: Weekly Recap

Rough Week

If you do any kind of training for a race, you’ll know where I’m going with this post.  It’s impossible to train flawlessly week in and week out for long periods of time. Something is bound to go wrong. However, … Continue reading

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How I spent 6.3% of 2011

I’m not big on New Years resolutions.  I think Richele captured the essence of how I feel when she wrote: To me, resolutions are empty statements without a will to carry out the action to achieve them.  As a result, … Continue reading

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Training Tools

Last month I saw an invitation on the TrainingPeaks blog to apply for their new Ambassador program.  I’d only just started using the training software, but was loving how easy it was to use, so I decided to put in … Continue reading

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Back on the horse

I’ve done some casual training since Ironman, but nothing serious. Last week, things changed. Forgetting about last weekend’s jam-packed schedule (hiking Garabaldi Lake- a must do! and pacing Allison for her final race pace run before her marathon in San Francisco – she did awesome by … Continue reading

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12 weeks of my life

Well.  I totally dropped the ball these past 12 weeks with my weekly update.  While I’ve tracked all my training, I haven’t been sharing it here.  Why is this important?  I’ve written before about writing your goals down and sharing … Continue reading

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Detours

This was my most successful week of training this year!  Why?  Not only did I hit all of my training targets, but I felt fresh before each session and not overly sore afterward (maybe I didn’t work hard enough?). It was a big … Continue reading

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Am I a Producer?

I haven’t been overly productive or disciplined over the last three weeks.  A few things came together to get me out of my routine, and once I’m out, it can be tough to get back in.  I’m back in now … Continue reading

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Penticton

Penticton, BC is a city of about 40,000 people in the southern interior of the Okanagan Valley.  It’s a popular vacation destination surrounded by tasty wineries, beautiful lakes and beaches, golf courses and has the warmest and sunniest weather in British Columbia.  Penticton is also … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap Apr 4 – 10 & 11 – 17

Last week was a nice recovery week.  Most people I know cut both the intensity and distance on a recovery week, but from what I’ve read, it’s better to keep the intensity in a couple of key workouts and just cut the overall … Continue reading

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Bad Medicine

I’ve got a dirty down addiction…and I overdosed this weekend. While I’d planned to have a solid 13 hour week of training, somehow I ended up putting in 17.9 hours.  Oops! Instead of a gradual build on the bike from … Continue reading

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