Weekly Training Recap

RECAP (6/9-6/15)

Monday – 3 mile run & 30 minutes elliptical

Tuesday – 700 meter swim & 30 minutes stationary bike

Wednesday – 75 minute yoga class

Thursday – rest day & triathlon prep!


Friday – rest day

Saturday – Hyannis Sprint Tri I (recap coming soon!)



Sunday –  rest day

Weekly Mileage – 6 miles

2014 Mileage -261 miles 


Well I’m glad my first triathlon is behind me and I got past that fear of all the unknowns that come with trying something new, but I can definitely say it didn’t go quite as well as I had planned.

I’m working on my recap now, but let’s just say my #1 takeaway that I’d pass on to anyone training for their first triathlon (which I read A MILLION TIMES on other people’s blogs and in training books, but of course did not do…) is DO AN OPEN WATER SWIM BEFORE RACE DAY!

Recap Coming Soon…

14 thoughts on “Weekly Training Recap

  1. Congrats on finishing! Hey, you made it through the swim, didn’t you? But yes, training in open water makes a big difference. I was JUST telling that to someone who is doing their first tri and is very nervous about the swim. It’s all a learning process, right? ALL of my tris are!

    • Yup, I’m glad I got through my first one, but the swim certainly wasn’t the experience I was expecting! I really need to practice ocean swims more before my next one!

    • Yeah, I kind of had the same problem which is why I never did one. I’ll be writing a lot about my issues with the swim in the actual recap, so maybe you’ll find that you’ll be ok without a test swim once I explain the issues I had…

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