Friday, November 20, 2009

Training Update November 1 - 20, 2009

Not yet "officially" training for 2010, but trying to keep fit and not put on too much weight. I weighed myself Monday night and was shocked to see 150.5. That may be the heaviest I've ever been and a good 10 pounds over my ideal racing weight. I guess I can't eat unlimited cookies & chocolate covered pecans & almonds without consequences.

Though the 150.5 was an after dinner weight and when I rechecked on Tuesday morning I was down to 148. So, I'm still a good 8 pounds over where I want to be. Until I get back to 140 I'll be skipping all between meal snacks & desserts and cutting back on the beer. :-(

I've also been taking lots of days off lately and haven't been on the bike much at all, but that will be ending soon as I need to be burning more calories.

Here's my November training summary for the 1st 20 days:

Nov 1 - 8.5 mile (65 min) run
Nov 2 - 5 mile (35 min) run
Nov 3 - 1 HR M2 Spin Class
Nov 4 - 5 mile (35 min) run
Nov 5 - 6 mile (45 min) run + 1 HR M2 Spin Class
Nov 6 - 5 mile (35 min) run
Nov 7 - Lead bike for NCAA DII Western Regional XC - about 90 min of riding.
Nov 8 - Hills of SF ride - about 4 hours, but very easy for the most part
Nov 9 - 90 min spin class at M2
Nov 10 - Off
Nov 11 - Easy 4 mile (30 min) run
Nov 12 - 5 mile (35 min) run
Nov 13 & 14 - Off
Nov 15 - Easy 1 hr ride
Nov 16 - 4 mile (30 min) run - Led spin calss @ M2 (80 min)
Nov 17 - Off
Nov 18 - 5 mile lunch run with final 2.5 @ 6 min pace (33 min)
Nov 19 - 6.5 mile lunch run (50 min)
Nov 20 - 5 mile lunch run (38 min)

Hopefully all this running will pay off at the Turkey Trot next Thursday.

1 comment:

Greg Remaly said...

whoa, 150! so fat. actually 148 as you said. I find it important to gain weight now during the off-season because I have trouble keeping it on during the season, and it's not healthy to be at 5% bodyfat or less for long periods of time. In other words, send the cookies this way.