“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” Life’s Little Instruction Book Mon 8th Aug 2016 35km of walking + jogging paced WC during his 320km Can feel … Continue reading 2016 Wk 32
“Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” Vince Lombardi Monday Readiness to train HRV: 86 (+1) Sleep: 6hrs (2100-0300) + aftnoon naps (1+hrs) Quality: 10/10 - did not wake up at all, no problem waking up too. Looks like my body is adjusting to waking at up 3am! Strength … Continue reading Training log: Week 23 & 24
“If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” - Bruce Lee W11D5 - Kettlebell Friday 7am - Trail Run Distance: 3.4Miles … Continue reading Enduring Endurance!
AM Learning to Run again 10 x 1' jogging / 30" rest SMR + Yoga PM 1. Swimming 200m - 300m - 500m / 1' rest Target pace: 2'03" / 100m (from last week's CSS test) Timings: 200m - 4'03" 300m - 6'06" 500m - 10'27" Reflection: Swam the 200 & 300m too fast... … Continue reading W5D4 – Lactate Threshold + Met Con
8am - Yoga 130pm - Swimming Long steady aerobic at 60-70% intensity 50 mins: 42 laps Alternate between freestyle and breaststroke Reflection: Although HIIT might seem more time efficient because you can increase your VO2 max while burning almost twice as much fat, there are some aspects of endurance you just can't hit with HIIT. … Continue reading W5D1 – Aerobic + Conditioning
Swimming 20 x 50m sprint. Rest as long as I took to sprint the lap so 100% rest. Alternate between freestyle and breaststroke Highest HR measured: 192 Reflection: Initially planned to do 30 but my system felt tired to begin with. Then I was having second thoughts after 10 laps because my energy was almost drained. … Continue reading W4D4- Anaerobic
Swimming: Traditional Zone 2 Aerobic Training 50 mins AMLAP, completed about 1900m. Alternate each lap between freestyle and breaststroke. HR range: 174-150 Average freestyle lap: 1'10" Average breaststroke lap: 1'30" Stopped every 5 mins to check HR. Heart rate kept dropping from 174 the first few laps to 150 for the last few laps. I just … Continue reading W4D3 – Aerobic