Non-squad x 2
Sea swim x 1
A little bit light in the swimming department. I really should be concentrating on my swim a bit more I guess but I just feel a bit useless. I'm not sure if swimming more is the answer to swimming faster, I've tried this in the past and it hasn't made much of a difference. I've tried doing drills and that never really helped and recently I've been doing the PB and band thing and that doesn't seem to help either so I'm a little bit stuck.
All I want is to be able to swim 60mins or less for 3.8km, thats all I ask. So if anyone has any secret to fast swimming please let me know.
I forked out for a new pair of paddles after the mysterious disappearance of my left paddle in the Newmarket Spa Triangle but (like anything new) I don't like them as much as my old ones. They have too many holes in them... but the straps are more adjustable so I can use them with less support which should be better for my technique.
Didn't do much during the week with a bit of Tauranga recovery happening but managed a solid TT effort on Saturday and a bit under 4.5hrs in the weekend. I hadn't done anything even close to 4hrs since early in December but I seemed to cope pretty well with it.
I had until Thursday off running after the Half just to make sure everything was still intact which it all seems to be luckily. The Thursday run felt a bit stiff but the weekend run was better and I managed 61mins in the heat of the days so that was all good. My long Sunday ride is usually followed by a 20-30min run with a fairly leisurely transition in between (up to an hour sometimes...) so the new goal is to have a snappy transition and get out there within 10mins of coming off the bike. Mostly just to get it over and done with really, I have to report that my legs didn't really feel any worse running sooner off the bike than what I normally would do so I guess that is good news for my leggies.
IN OTHER EXCITING NEWS:
I can send photos from my phone to my new laptop via Bluetooth - wow.
My vege garden is looking super duper
|Chives, tomatoes, lettuce, brocolli, cabbage, basil, beans, cucumber, beetroot|
My watermelon plant is threatening to wrap itself around the deck
Murfy is getting a bit hot in the summer heat