Monday, April 3, 2017

Weekly Roundup 3.27-4.2

Didn’t I just write one of these weekly roundups?  Man time flies.

This week started with a treadmill run.  Blah.  But I did have some company!  Lee was getting in some after work steps next to me and Kendra jumped on to join us for a mile.  

Now that spring is here I started working Run Club into my weekly mileage but of course it rained because it was Tuesday.  I took advantage of a nice(r) day on Wednesday and went the extra mile to make it 7 miles for the day.  I threw in 3 miles of a non-aggressive Fartlek to get the legs turning over.  With more rain in the forecast for the weekend and some mileage to make up from Tuesday, I got Georgie out for a mile Thursday morning.  It was… ok.  She’s still being difficult.

On Friday I met up with Matt for 10 miles through New Seabury.  His goal was 7:45 pace.  I knew I could do that no problem but heavy legs and a hilly course wore me down.  We ended up averaging 7:43s and got caught in some rain/wintry mix during the second half of the run.

The rain didn’t stop until Sunday so Saturday I took my run to the treadmill and hopped in the pool for my second lap swimming session of the year!  Last time I made it 50 laps in 35 minutes so this time I had a goal of swimming 60 laps—which ended up being 35 minutes!

Other highlights:

·      I was named a BibRave Pro Captain!  We had our first captain’s Google Hangout last week and I was sent a pretty sweet captain’s package.  It actually arrived on my birthday (perfect timing) but I didn’t want to share and ruin the surprise for our overseas captain! Thank you BibRave!!

·      Speaking of BibRave… I received my latest product to test and review: the Eagle Creek Pack-It Sport Active Set!  The set features the Wet Dry Locker and a Shoe Locker.  I was hoping for the Tennis Ball/Black color but received the black on black for some all black errthing. Use code SPORT15 for 15% off any of the Pack-It Sport products:

Upcoming events:

·      2 weeks until the Newport Rhode Race!
·      7 weeks until the Piggy Trot!
·      8 weeks until the Buffalo Half Marathon!

Monday 3.27.17
5 treadmill miles (39:20)
3x15 30# kettlebell deadlifts, 2x15 10# kettlebell dipping birds, 2x15 each 2-way blue band side steps
17,269 steps

Tuesday 3.28.17
Taught spin class
35’ Intro to Spin
3x1’ planks
9,797 steps

Wednesday 3.29.17
7 miles (52:04) with 3 mile Fartlek <--7:03, 7:11, 6:58
Workout: 2x10 17.5# ab press + 10” hold, 2x15 17.5# single arm low row, 2x15 22.5# single arm pull down, 2x10 17.5# tricep rope pull down, 10 TRX squats, 10 TRX single leg squats, 2x15 30# kettlebell deadlifts
21,921 steps

Thursday 3.30.17
0.98 miles with G (9:45)
Taught spin class
Power Water
15,857 steps

Friday 3.31.17
10 miles with Matt (1:17:09)
21,606 steps

Saturday 4.1.17
5 treadmill miles (38:56)
35’ swim (1,840 yards)
15,263 steps

Sunday 4.2.17
Taught spin class
Burdenko H2O
12,094 steps

This week’s mileage: 28 miles
This week’s G mileage: 1 mile
March Totals: 112 miles
April Totals: 5 miles
2017 Totals: 289 miles

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