April 15 2016
We have rounded up 10 people who will be in Boston running and cheering so you don't miss any of the action.
Better late than never, here I go! Kind of. My training presents a few challenges. First of all, I live in the mountains of Colorado, which means lots of snow and ice. Winter running can be amazing, as long as you’re prepared. Which brings me to challenge number two — I have plantar fasciitis, so need to be creative with training. Actually, my coach is getting creative, and I try to keep up.
Today was a swim day. A length equals 25 meters and a lap equals 50.
Here’s the breakdown:
200 choice (chose breast stroke)
200 toast (a drill meant to maximize stroke finish, where you swim freestyle with a kick board sticking out from between your legs like toast popping out of a toaster)
8 x 100 descending number of strokes every 25
8 x 100 pull free (75distance per stroke/25 sprint)
4 x 100 IM drill
8 x 25 fist punch/25 sprint free
200 cool down
A bit waterlogged by the end, but it was a great workout and just what I needed after a hectic week of work and travel.