Back home and heading into third week of first round of real speed/LT work. Body is tired for sure and last week we ended up right on the bubble of being real smashed. I will admit I feel quite wrecked today.
Some good work though and we are cranking pretty good. A wise man once said:
Which I would tend to agree with if you don’t watch it. But we are hanging in there. Threshold runs and rides with a big base and you can start to move. We ran off the bike on Saturday- goal pace of 5:20/mile because I can’t do math. I thought this equated to a 1:13 half marathon which is about the kind of speed we are looking for in a race. But of course it is closer to a 1:09 which is a little rich. It felt like we were sprinting and after a 4 hour ride we were pretty baked but we made it through real steady. 5:40′s is actually what we meant to run….a good lesson that if you accept that you have to do something you can probably pull it off. If i thought 5min/mile equated to a 1:13 we probably would have run that and got through it…..which begs the question of whether limitations are physical or mental………..
The bottom line is that Finn looks good in sunny’s!