Friday, February 1, 2013

A LOOK BACK: January 2013

Total Swum:  0 yards!
Total Biked: 135.3 miles
Total Run:  113.6 miles
Total Strength: 5
Total Yoga: 1

Greatest weekly swim mileage:  nada!
Greatest weekly bike mileage:  45.8 miles
Greatest weekly run mileage:  54.5 miles.  Yes, I ran nearly have of the month's miles in one week.  So what?!
Greatest weekly no. of strength training sessions: 2
Greatest weekly no. of yoga sessions:  1.  Bikram kicked my butt!

Average bed time:  11:01 pm (I need to make that earlier!)
Average time to get up:  6:38 am
Average amount of sleep:  7:41
Average RHR:  52.5 bpm

Monthly Goal - Computer is off limits after 10pm
I was only on the computer twice after 10pm.  Once the night before heading to Disney to check information and once because I lost track of time; it was off by 10:07pm.  I will consider this a success.  I enjoy being less attached to my computer.

2013 Racing Resolutions
  1. Race 12 races throughout the year - 3 races completed!
  2. Break my 5k PR (currently 19:30 from 2010) - Registered for the Sandy Hook 5k on 3/23
  3. Run my 3rd Half Marathon - Free entry into the Hogsback Half in Sept
  4. Run my 2nd Marathon (for time) - Registered for Hyannis Marathon on 2/24
  5. Run back-to-back marathons - Hartford & Newport in October
  6. Race an ultramarathon
    1. Run a 50k - Lake Waramaug Ultra
    2. Run a 50 miler - JFK 50 in November?
  7. Break my Lake T Sprint PR (58:06) - Starts in June
  8. Race an Olympic Tri
  9. Race Two Half Irons
  10. Race an Ironman - IM Lake Placid in July
  11. Race a new event (i.e. Spartan Race)
2013 Training Resolutions
  1. Ride a double century (200 miles) - No way I'm doing this indoors!
  2. Once started, maintain at least one swim, one bike, and one run each week - FAIL!  Went one week with 0 run miles due to a cold.
  3. Maintain strength training sessions throughout the year - Success!
  4. Make use of group training sessions - One group run so far
  5. Do not ignore recovery
  6. Maintain data log
2013 Personal Resolutions
  1. Do 12 things that scare me throughout the year - Still working on #1
    • I am taking any suggestions!!
  2. Obtain a 2nd coaching position - Have a meeting this month.
  3. Make time to visit my sister in PA 
  4. Compile and keep a list of recipes / meal ideas - Nothing compiled yet.
  5. Continue eating healthy - Success!
  6. Continue cooking from home - Sucess!
  7. Continue personal reading - Currently reading A Game of Thrones
  8. Put 10% of my income into savings! - 39% of January's earnings went in the bank!  Trust me, that'll get smaller as I start forking over registration and lodging costs.

1.  How was your January?

Dream.  Believe.  Achieve.  



"how's your January" Not as good as yours but 50% of my yearly races in the bag!

Courtney said...

I like how you keep track of EVERYTHING!! You must be very organized!!

My January has been great!! Needing to get more swims in!!

Big Daddy Diesel said...

Even keeping track of your sleep, now that is impressive

I dont use computers at home, well, rarely, once home, I do other things since I spend all day on a computer