Welcome to 2009....
The year has started well from a training perspective. Yesterday I got out and did some decent sprint intervals on the bike and then after watching the NHL Winter Classic in the afternoon I headed back out and did the first running hill repeats of the year. The hill repeats really helped build early season strength last year and I am pretty sure that they enabled me to run significantly quicker than I did during the 2007 season. This year they will remain an important part of the running training.
More good news is that as of Monday I will be hitting the pool for the first time in 5 weeks. I still have one remaining surgery for the moles in late January but at least I can get in a couple of weeks of swimming before then.
All in all a good start to 2009 and the quest to get to Kona!
- Local Trails are the Best Trails
- Searching out some local gravel for a recovery hour this evening......Bowie Racetrack was perfect! Dead flat, no-one else around, zero cars. 128 furlongs of easy riding. . . . #parvillacycles #gravelride #cycling #ciclismo #bowiemd #IFB
- A throwback for #timetrialtuesday, my last #ironmantri at Louisville in 2013. This year was going to be my "comeback" to the Ironman distance but it will have to wait until 2021. . . . #parvillacycles #IFB #swimbikerun #triathlon #2021goals #pactimo #gurucycles #ironmanlouisville
- 3 months of no swimming and I have to say that I am beginning to miss it. Don't get me wrong I like swimming but I don't like the process of the swim (drive to pool etc). It will be back before we know it as will races.... . . . #parvillacycles #IFB #swimbikerun #ironmantri #triathlon #swimming #triathlete #xterratriathlon #triathlontraining