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Post Race recovery


Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Well I got a 30 min on the pre core Monday done. Tuesday my legs where just shot! So it was a self declared rest day. Today is back at it. UGH.. I think I have post race cobwebs in my head. Also I'm working today and I don't want to work. I'm so burnt out from working and I need about 2 weeks to unwind from all of that before I start to function properly again. Can't explain how that works for me but it does. I guess the good news is I work 1/2 a day today, and then I'm off for a week and a half thanks to birthdays, and spring brake!

I have a plan and a goal and I'm need to focus on that. I need to keep the big goal in the picture so I don't have so much post race blues. I've got a lot of 'races' lined up. I think I need to adjust my thinking of them as just bench mark activities. Not true races. I wonder if that mind game will help with the the post race blues.

Next up on the Activity calendar is a Metric century bike ride followed by the 'gator grinder' a 500 yard pool sprint triathlon in May. May is a back to back weekend activity month for me. With a 65mile bike ride, tri sprint, and a 1/2 marathon, all in 4 weeks. Yikes! My goal is to PR, the 1/2 marathon. Then the big race is 2 weeks after that. And today I wonder if I over planned myself. YIKES!

Well off to work I go..
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SUSUSUZZZIE 3/21/2013 3:47PM

    I'm so excited for you and all of your plans! I hope you'll keep sharing training and race reports. (Especially for me who is stuck on the sidelines right now. LOL!)

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CBAILEYC 3/20/2013 12:11PM

    You'll manage. You'll be busy and active and loving it! You'll also know when to allow yourself some down time. Enjoy the adventure you're facing!
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LADYJ6942 3/20/2013 10:12AM

    Oh my, what a full schedule of competition that sounds like. I'd say listen to your body and do what you can as you can.

Good luck

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