04 October 2009

totals and to-do

IM week 11 training:

in the water> 4200.00 M in 1h 30m 09s
on bella> 87.80 Mi in 6h 00m 13s
in my asics> 28.20 Mi in 4h 24m 34s

total training time> 11h 54m 56s

55 days from Ironman Cozy and, off the top of my head (idea borrowed from Anne):
> order more Infinit
> new saddle?
> new bike shorts? thinking about the
de soto 400 mile short
> practice changing tire .. thinking of doing "Tire Tuesdays" where I practice changing the front and bike tire one time each
> start working on my "to pack" list
> more swim
> more bike
> more run
> thank husband profusely
> more date nights with said husband
> call LBS to get biked tuned up, packed up in [rented] bike box
> buy more poptarts
> buy 650 tubes
> breathe
> two more centuries
> 8-9 hours of sleep/ night
> get a massage

> maybe get a couple massages

14 comments:

  1. great progress. i like your to do list and i think practicing changing tubes/tires front/back is a great idea.

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  2. How about 3 more massages? Isn't that why we tri? For the excuse to get massages?

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  3. You really are absolutely doing fantastic with your training and racing Trish!

    55 day...wow time flys by quickly ;-)

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  4. DeSoto 400 miles shorts? If you are a full bike short kinda girl, then you will love them. You might even find yourself running in them afterward. They are that comfy. I'm not a bike short girl, but the one time I wore them, my t-run off the bike was very comfy.

    Massage - YES! Get them! I'm getting them during each of my rest weeks, and doing self therapy in the weeks between. Your legs/back/shoulders will thank you.

    8 weeks BABY!!! Woohoo!

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  5. Congrats on your training!

    Good idea on your Tire Tuesdays your tire changing (I should do this more myself). I actually talked to a guy once who practiced his tube changes by having his wife randomly let the air out of one of his tires one day a week. It's not the most convenient way to practice because you get all gear up for a ride and find the flat tire. However, it allows you to practice under stress/frustration.

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  6. yes...it's very important to buy more poptarts!
    Tire Tuesdays sound like a great idea...I might have to steal that from you.

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  7. Nice job on the week! I too need to order more Infinit...lately it seems I order it every few weeks!

    Yes, my swim distance/tracking was courtesy of the 310XT stuffed in my swim cap.

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  8. Great list -- I think everyone training for IMFL or IMCoz has a similar lists. :) I like "Tire Tuesday", I don't practice nearly enough.

    Great week of training -- keep on keeping on!

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  9. Not sure if you can get pop-tarts in mexico...great plan thinking ahead. I hate to ask but is there a backup plan in the event Belle get's lost; like luggage in transit??

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  10. Great week of training and to do list! Good thinking on the tire chaning- something we all should practice more.

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  11. Neimanmarxist stephOctober 6, 2009 at 3:29 PM

    just stopping by to say "hi"! read recent posts and it looks like you're rockin' it!!!

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  12. You are way ahead of me in planning! Poptarts? Why new saddle? I would hesitate to change anything this late in the game (tho, you have more time than I do)

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