Hi world it’s me…yes I am still here…well kinda!
The truth is that April has been an up and down month, some big changes including moving house which I am sure you all know is a royal pain in the a$$. I have been training and logging the sessions although I have backed off over the last couple of weeks as I felt I really was not seeing any benefits or gains and that is a clear indicator of overtraining. I was heading for a 600 mile month and in the end easing off the at the end of the month meant I still came in with 534 miles which is still my biggest month this year and second biggest in the last 12, it breaks down as follows
- Swim 16.63 miles (29,275 yards) in 13:20
- Bike in 543 miles inn 29:22
- Run 62 miles in 8:30
Total training time 52:01, looking back over the first four months or this year one of my goals was consistency and I am pleased that I have been able to do that, overtraining not withstanding!
For the year I breezed through the 2000 mile mark too, which is good and bad.
I finally rounded out my upgrades for my bike thanks to a friend in England who secured me the new bars…more on this to follow.
This month is pretty crazy too, right now I am in St George UT here to watch and cheer on some friends doing IM St George tomorrow, next weekend I am in Phoenix riding and running on the Ironman Arizona course with a Daily Mile buddy and the following weekend I have my first Olympic distance triathlon and my second triathlon ever!