Sunday, April 20, 2008

Weekly Recap 04/14/08 - 04/20/08

Monday: Swam the broken mile in 31 minutes. I was DEMOLISHED for the rest of the day.

Tuesday: Swam a quarter mile then did 30 minutes of shallow water running.

Wednesday: Biked 10 miles out at Russell Cave.

Thursday: Biked 12 miles around Beaumont Circle, with Team in Training. Swam half a mile. Water ran for 30 minutes. Whew!

Friday: Rest day!

Saturday: Ran one mile!

Sunday: Swam a mile, included the kickboard portion of the workout for the first time in a while.

Total swim: 2.75 miles
Total bike: 22 miles
Total run: 1 mile


I finally feel like I'm getting back on my feet. I'm able to bike and swim normally, although I'm still practicing moderation.

Water running is a go again, too. I was able to run yesterday for a mile on a very soft trail without doing any damage to my knee. It felt great to finally be moving again. Once I got running, I felt like running all day long but limited myself to a mile so I don't cause a relapse (also to prevent my coach from killing me)! Today it feels perfectly normal, although I'm still being extremely, extremely cautious.

Although its feeling better, I feel like (NERD ALERT!) Agent Smith at the end of the third Matrix movie: "Is it over?!" (In the movie, it wasn't over)

The game plan is to start running every other day, with every other run being in the water. So the result will be about 2 real runs a week, and I'll slowly build it up to the point that I can run moderate distances again. I really, really want to be able to run 5 miles by June 8th so I can do my first triathlon up in Michigan with my cousin.

The weather is supposed to be AMAZING this next week, so I'm looking at a few days on the bike just to enjoy the great weather.

Boston is tomorrow. Go Bill, Reid, and Nitmos!


Marcy said...

LMAO, you liked all of them (The Matrix movies)? after the first one I was like . . .ehhhhhh. And yes you must be a nerd because I do not recall homie saying that :P LOL JK!

Ryan said...

Nice job on the 1 mile run.

It sounds funny to say 1 mile run. I'm lucky for my muscles to be loose by 1 mile. It's a relative though.

Welcome back to the running club!

Nibbles said...

Your first mile back! Hooray! Hope it only gets better from here :-) I'm cheerin' for ya!