Sunday, June 14, 2009

Week One - I Survived

Well I successfully survived my first week of training for my triathalon.

I swam for 48 minutes total. Swimming is my weakest event. I haven't really done any swimming since I was a kid so I am focusing here. I am swimming three times a week.

I biked for a total of 1 hour and 4 minutes, which covered a 24 minute short and a 40 minute long ride. During the long ride I managed to cover the actual distance of 13 miles so that is good. I need to get my bike tuned up (it currently has two flat tires and other undiscovered ailments) so I've been using the stationary bike at the club. I know biking on a stationary bike is different than on a real one so we will see how I feel when I get outside.

Finally I ran for 30 minutes. I actually messed up on my times and was short by 2 minutes. I'm going to let that slide this time.

All in all I feel great. I am planning on adding in strength training and yoga to compliment the training but I am not going to over do it. I feel good and I'd like to continue to feel good, I don't want to injure myself during this process.

7 comments:

Christy said...

Awesome - you did so great. Did you print out a training program for yourself? I've found that is really helpful - then I can highlight through the workouts when I've completed them.

You're doing fabulous! I'm so happy for you!

Momma Bear said...

awesome!

Karen said...

Good for you, Renee!

Kari said...

Hey, great job!!!

I have to tell you, when I read the title of your post, I thought it was going to be about how you survived the first week of summer vacation with Bunny. ;-)

Chris said...

go for it! I wish I had time to train for one....Keep it up and keep us informed as to how training goes!

EatPlayLove said...

WTG! That's awesome, keep up the fab work... I'll just exercise through your updates.. sigh!

mommygeekology said...

WOO freaking HOO! You are awesome!