IMCdA Training Summary: Week 1

As you can see, I’m already off to a great start at maintaining the blog… 🙂

My goal for the first month of Ironman training is to establish a workout routine that I can stick to and to get in the habit of rolling/stretching frequently. The first week of training was a little unusual because it included a 5k race at work (where I won my AG, thank you very much) and a weekend at Lake Tahoe to volunteer at IMLT (a recap is in the works).  I had originally planned an epic training weekend while in Tahoe, but the weather had other plans…

2013 Fun Run 226

The 80s threw up on me before the run

2013 Fun Run 487

Pardon my “wet dog” look on the podium

Week 1 (9/16/2013 – 9/22/2013)
Monday: Bike 1 hour on the trainer
Tuesday: Run 4 miles + strength training
Wednesday: Swim 1,600 yards
Thursday: Run 5k at work
Friday: Run 3.5 miles in Tahoe (altitude hurts!)
Saturday: Unintentional rest day
Sunday:  Volunteered at IMLT from 4 am – midnight

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