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i would like to lose 5-10 pounds, i am down 8 so far(yeah!) I would like to feel better about myself, and also improve my running and bicycling.
i would like to lose 5-10 pounds so it will be easier for me to run and climb hills on my bike. I am pretty active and most of my leisure includes cycling, working out, hiking. I want to be better able to keep up with the guys.
l did a 1/2 iron man distance aquabike last year, now i am motivated to to the 1/2 IM this september, so am looking at training programs to increase my running.
OW swims 2x per week, brick on wednesday(bike run) and run at least 1 other time ideally total of 3xper week. bike 2-3 x per week, hopefully one ride is a mtb ride 1-3 hours if the trail conditions are good.
i hope to do 2 or more tris/xterras per month through the summer.
i track my calories and try to stay around 1300 per day, but flex as needed to keep calorie deficit below 1200 calories on a work out day.
i increased my protien intake and have a protien shake daily to curtain my tendency to get off work and eat a bunch of carbs. i also try to eat 5 fruits and veg per day(vs eating junk carbs). i drink a lot of water.
i have been doing primarily sprint tris, i am hoping to work up to an olympic distance race next year, so need to work primarly on my running.
i live outside of cleveland ohio. i like to do mostly any out door activity-bike, hike, xc ski, lake swimming, running, mountain biking.
have an active sign. other, he keeps me going.
i have two kids that are in college.
completed this year:
may: fort custar xterra
july: huntington tri ncn racing
8th greater cleveland sprint tri 140:
14th :hfp verimillion sprint 127:
20th REV 3 training ride/run 59 mile 3:28 17mph easy 1.5 mile walk/run after.
sept 11th REV3 cedar point 70.3 7:27 (see blog)
sept 18 portage lakes sprint tri 1:49 (.5mi swim, 14.5 bike, 5k bike)
may 23 fort custar xterra
july 11 xterra one-1st AG time 2:50
july 24 dinoseries xterra versailles 3:21 1st AG
july 8/1 appalachia xterra
3:05 1st AG
9/2 rev3 half im distance aquabike 1.2 mi swim/56 mile bike 4:04
9/26 deer creek sprint tri 1:41
5/17 fort custer Xterra
6/14 sunday in june metric century
7/12lorian sprint tri
6/8clay's park sprint tri 6/22summi NEO sprint monroe falls
7/13miltonman sprint tri
7/20xterra ONE race
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Best thanksgiving wishes. I will be at Idutri in Berea tomorrow (black friday) and we are some people riding 25 miles afterwards.
1770 days ago
Went to Rob Reddy's first swim meet in Oberlin yesterday.I think I that will give me some good training for my swim (MY weakest discipline)
1801 days ago
Thank you for reading my blog! And congratulations on your tri as well - way to go!!
Nice to be done eh? :)
1841 days ago
i am not sure if i am to repond here or on your page. so i'll put it here. i feel like i have the base and dont worry about the swim and the bike. the run...i have done a few 8 mile walk 10, run 1 and felt pretty good, aside from still working out some issues with blisters, but its much better.
my biggest concern is the run. i did a 26 mile (17.5mph)bike the other day, drank one watered down gaterade bottle and ate one gu, then got off and ran, i felt pretty light headed/dizzy for the 1-1.5 miles. i think i needed to take in more calories on the bike. during the rev i plan to take a gu every 45 mins on the bike so 4oo-500 gu calories and plus heed in my bottles and enduralytes. so it should be around 900 calories on the bike.
i am still working out nutition for the run. the will have gu and gatorade endurace on the course. i have done okay with watered down gatorade, i do have a fuel belt i have been running with, and feel comfortable. it has 2 bottles, so i wouild eventually have to switch to gatorade anyway.
i am hoping to finish in aroiund 7 hours. my running pace has been 12 min miles for just plain running. so if i am 12-15 min miles i wont be surprized. i have one more long run for monday, just 6 miles. i plan to try some different socks and use full strength gaterade in my bottles and see what happens!
feel free to give any advice!
1852 days ago
SO, are you ready for REV3?
1853 days ago