Tuesday, April 2, 2013

A LOOK BACK: March 2013

Total Swum:  0 yards!
Total Biked: 223.3 miles
Total Run: 101 miles
Total Strength: 7 workouts
Total Yoga: 2 sessions

Greatest weekly swim mileage:  nada!
Greatest weekly bike mileage:  63.55 miles
Greatest weekly run mileage:  32.8 miles
Greatest weekly no. of strength training sessions: 2

Average bed time: 10:35 pm
Average time to get up:  6:18 am
Average amount of sleep:  7:30 (getting a roughly 30 minutes less sleep this month)
Average RHR:  45.7 (1.5 beats lower than February!)

Monthly Goal - Track & Analyze Nutrition (calories & macronutrients).
As you saw yesterday, after lots of looking at nutrition labels and data entry, I have a good baseline on my nutrition now!  Onto experimenting with altering my macronutrient distribution.

2013 Racing Resolutions

  1. Race 12 races throughout the year - 6 races completed!
  2. Break my 5k PR (currently 19:30 from 2010) - Completed! 17:37 at the Sandy Hook 5k!
  3. Run my 3rd Half Marathon - Completed Colchester Half Marathon
  4. Run my 2nd Marathon (for time) - Completed Hyannis Marathon in 3:18:17
  5. Run back-to-back marathons - Hartford & Newport in October
  6. Race an ultramarathon
    1. Run a 50k - WMAC Fatass 50k
    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 - Litchfield Hills Oly in July & Lake T Oly in August
  9. Race Two Half Irons - Registered for Rev3 Quassy & HITS North County (both in June)
  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 - Success for March!
  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 - My current injury would indicate I've failed.
  6. Maintain data log - Success!
2013 Personal Resolutions
  1. Do 12 things that scare me throughout the year - One down!
    1. #1 - went on my first date in three years (don't expect a blog entry about this one)
    • I am taking any suggestions!!
  2. Obtain a 2nd coaching position - Currently coaching two private clients and planning two training programs 
  3. Make time to visit my sister in PA 
  4. Compile and keep a list of recipes / meal ideas - 4 Recipes attempted & 1 stuck.  More to come!
  5. Continue eating healthy - Success! (Ok, except for Easter)
  6. Continue cooking from home - Sucess!
  7. Continue personal reading - Finished 'A Game of Thrones' and now on 'Clash of Kings'
  8. Put 10% of my income into savings! - FAIL!  I spent 2% over my income this month.  I had to pay the GEICO renewal.  Better luck next month!

1.  How was your March?

Dream.  Believe.  Achieve.


ajh said...

Swim swim swim swim a little running more swim swim swim and one bike ride.

CautiouslyAudacious said...

Nice progress!

Suz and Allan said...

Great progress on your goals for this year! Hope this is a good month for you.