Tag Archive: taper

Feb 23

Three Things Thursday

Like a Fish I’ve been changing up my swim up bit the past couple of weeks.  Rather than focusing on speed so much, I have been focusing on form and technique.  Instead of just logging the yards, I have been actually thinking about what I am doing; reach, roll, pull, push, recover, repeat.  Immediately, I …

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Sep 02

Where I’m At

It’s been a while since my last post.  I guess work and training has gotten the best of me (again).  First off, thank you for all your great comments on my last post.  I loved reading all your comments about your fabulous personal support crews. Last week was my last “big” week of training.  I …

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Aug 26

Getting Ready

Is my taper half over? Or is that I still have half of the taper to go?  I’d like to think of myself as a glass half full sort of person so I’ll go with the former. So far, the taper has been completely uneventful which to say it has been perfect.  I’ve done a …

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Jul 26

Does Everyone Know What Time It Is?

Tool time!  Taper time! Yep, less than a week until the Steelhead 70.3 which means it is time to rest up.  I’ve logged the hours, put in the time and effort, and now, as Kristin and Lindsay say, “The hay is in the barn.” My training for this year began on February 1st for my …

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Jun 04

Friday Funny and Taper Solutions

I’ll get to the Friday Funny in a second.  Or, if you are impatient, you can skip my babbling and just scroll down. This past week I found two great ways to deal with a pre-race taper; a good book and power tools.  The good book in question was “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”.  …

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