Sunday, January 31, 2010

Easy weekend.....

I laugh when I say that because 9 mile run on saturday and an 18 mile or so bike ride today isn't what some would say easy. I had an excellent time showing my newbie triathlete friend Andi the cycling ropes today. My wife (what a trooper for riding in a chilly Jeep for 2 hours both ways), best friend Karl and his wife (and a great friend by her own right) went for a ride today. They live in Antelope Valley and we live in Vegas. We met half way in Yermo, CA. The world famous Peggy Sues diner not far from Calico ghost town. We had some open roads to practice with. Then breakfast. Great times great friends and I just know Andi is going to be one helluva triathlete.

This week I am doing a mini-taper for Sundays Surf City half marathon. I am gonna give it a go to try and run under 2 hours. The forecast at this point is calling for 60% chance of rain. In Huntington Beach, CA thats nearly a guarantee. I will run some, get some kettle bells in, and some weights and some strength training too. Then off to CALI for some fun near the water. QUOTE:

“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.”
Stephen A. Brennan

Plan is in place, do you believe?

8 comments:

Jason Andrew Mellet said...

i know about pain, my quads were killing me last night after a heavy weekend.

Morgan said...

Sounds like you had a fun weekend, way to break in the newbie! :)

Take it easy this week, rest up and I can't wait to hear how you sub 2 Surf City!!!!

René said...

Good luck on your half!

onelittletrigirl said...

Sounds like a plan to me! And easy is relative dontcha think?!?!

TRI-james said...

Mondays = Recovery

Chuck said...

Isn't it nice when you can use the words "9 miles and "easy" in the same sentence! Rain or shine, that 2 hour barrier is going down this Sunday!

Cathy said...

Sounds like your training is going great! Best of luck this weekend, enjoy.

Regina said...

Hey, thanks! Read your post on the kettle bells after you left the comment. It does ease my mind a bit. Appreciated!

I also just downloaded an update to my iFitness APP that includes kettle bell workouts...the universe works in mysterious ways.