Ahh...I'm sitting next to the fire with my legs in my new Recovery Pump, thanks, once again, to my AWESOME sponsor Team Trakkers!! Seriously, I may not be as fast as a pro, but I sure do feel like I get treated like one!! (I will add that I am "recovering" from my brutal 45 minute pool run.)
Anyway, this was a recovery week, and recover I did. Do you know that feeling that you get at the start of something new, you know, like the beginning of the year when you are all fired up to make resolutions and institute big changes in your life? That is the way I feel this week. My body definitely needed the break, and now I ready to forge ahead.
I have been contemplating doing an experiment of sorts for the month of March. I have one more day to decide, but I am 95% sure I will go ahead and try a 30-day Paleo Diet experiment. I will definitely post more about this tomorrow, but I am already starting to get really excited about the prospect of a good old-fashioned challenge! Sometimes I just need a little kick in the pants to get where I need to be.
Here are the numbers - don't forget it was a RECOVERY WEEK!
Swim: 30m 1400 yds
Bike: 2h 17m 2s 30.40 mi
Aqua Jog: 1h 15m 1:15:00
Movement Prep: 6m
Total: 4h 8m 2s
This was the perfect week for a recovery week because I had a big concert on Wednesday night, and then the boys were both home for break on Thursday and Friday. I also had to work all day on Saturday, so it was nice to not have the stress of figuring out when the workouts were going to get done. Coach Mary made fun of me for logging my 6 minutes of Movement Prep into Training Peaks, but I told her I needed every minute I can get! Also, I think MP is SO IMPORTANT!! I'm actually working on a weekly functional strength schedule right now to address some of my imbalances. I'll keep you posted on that too!
Still no running for me. I'm headed to the ortho on Thursday, so I will be very interested to hear what he has to say. I'm feeling very hopeful now that I have just decided to do whatever it takes to get better. Please say a prayer for me that it will resolve relatively quickly with proactive rehab on my part.
Have a wonderful week and happy training!