73 mile weekend

I self-propelled myself 73 miles this weekend and I’m pretty dang proud about that. 20 mile bike ride on Friday. 42 mile bike ride on Saturday. 11 mile trail run on Sunday. Our Saturday ride was gorgeous and perfect. It was sunny and hot, and despite my bum hurting like crazy by mile 32, I…

Gettin’ back on the saddle

With the gorgeous, warm weather we’ve been having, I finally made it out for my first road ride of the season this morning. Gotta give props to my tri buddy for encouraging me to get back on the bike after months of hesitation. I was nervous that I’d fall, or forget how to shift gears,…

Gearing up for my first ride of the season and the Nuggets game

This morning, I got in a short, but intense workout: 20 minutes on the stationary bike, varying the resistance every other minute. On lighter resistances, I spun as fast as I could, but on the higher resistance, I pushed hard to keep the rpm’s up. I was sweating by 3 minutes, and drip-sweating by the…

500m ain’t no cake walk…

I’ve gotten two solid brick workouts in this week, and I’m pretty jazzed about them. On Tuesday, I biked 15 hard miles then hopped off my bike, changed into running shoes, and ran a quick 5k. This morning, I ran 2 miles to the rec center, swam 650yrds, then ran the 2 miles back home….