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Anatomy of a Breakdown – Ironman Training Week 16

WARNING:  This is one of those posts that I just had to get out into space.  There is no rough draft or editing.  Excuse the grammar and spelling and enjoy the cathartic tone 🙂   I’ve been waiting for it to happen, and today it…


Do I Make You Jealous? - Ironman Training Week 15 Leave a comment Read more »

Do I Make You Jealous? – Ironman Training Week 15

THIS WEEK IN NUMBERS: Swim:  11,750 yards Bike:  147.64 miles Run:  28.04 miles Brick:  77.07 (included in bike and run totals above) Total Time:  16:31:42  Spring has sprung here in St. George……….YES!  In February!  I can’t quite believe it myself……… hold on because I’m about…


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Bleeding Lime Green – Ironman Training Week 14

This Week in Numbers Swim:  3850 yards Bike:  35.13 miles Run:  22.29 miles Brick:  104.06 (Bike: 97.21/Run: 6.85) After a couple days of recovery on Sunday and Monday, I think I felt the real Ironman work begin.  Check out those figures above and consider that…


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St. George Ironman Winter Training Camp – Ironman Training Week 13

3-Day Camp in Numbers: Swim:  8900 yards Bike:  158.34 miles Run:  24.13 miles Training Time:  14:37:36 Week 13 Grand Totals: Swim:  12200 yards Bike:  180.75 miles Run:  24.13 miles Total Time:  18:44:33 I’ve been so excited for this week to come!  I haven’t gone to…


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St. George Half Marathon – Ironman Training Week 12

This RECOVERY Week In Numbers Swim: 9450 yards Bike: 65.8 miles Run:  13.1 miles Total Time:  9:45:11 What a refreshing week it has been!  After last weekend’s complete meltdown on the bike, Coach M actually took my white flag waving seriously and gave me a rest…


When the Dogs Bite - Ironman Training Weeks 10 & 11 Leave a comment Read more »

When the Dogs Bite – Ironman Training Weeks 10 & 11

So I’m a week behind and I’m just going to BLAST right through Week 10 with some stats and just say it was a typical week where my arms felt like they were going to fall off (swimming is improving though) and had another great…


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A Toast to 2011 – Ironman Training Week 9

This Week in Numbers Swim:  9400 yards Bike:  136.21 miles Run:  29.77 miles Total Time:  15:53:44 (I believe those hours a a record!) Two Thousand Eleven………Why did you leave us so quickly?  I had just gotten use to writing “11” at the end of the…


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Christmas Hits the Wall – Ironman Training Week 8

This Week In Numbers: Swim:  6600 Bike:  102.72 Run:  18.76 Total Time:  12:15:03 Oh Goodness!  Christmas is here and my children have infected me with a cold 🙁  Yuck!  I played it safe this week when I realized that I didn’t feel that well after…


DON'T ANSWER THAT DOOR! - Ironman Training Week 7 Leave a comment Read more »

DON’T ANSWER THAT DOOR! – Ironman Training Week 7

This Week In Numbers: Swim: 9750 yards Bike: 50.20 Run: 23.85 Brick (Bike/Run): 42.47 Total Time:  13:17:22 Like the rest of you, it is hard to believe I am sitting here on December 19th, only days away from Christmas!  Where in the world did the…


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Baby It’s Cold Outside – Ironman Training Week 6

This Week in Numbers: Swim:  10,600 yards Bike:  50.86 miles Run:  19.6 miles Brick (Bike/Run):  35.49 TOTAL TRAINING TIME:  13:19:17 It feels like winter has finally arrived in St. George.  Yeah!  I know.  We live in a very nice climate and we rarely have stormy…


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