The triathlon is less than two weeks away so we're in the tapering portion of Liz's training schedule. I'm mixing my marathon training with the tri training so I won't taper as much until later next week. But today called for a brick workout. Basically, a brick workout is any workout in tri training that involves the combination of two activities. Liz and I generally refer to bricks as a bike followed by a run.
The temperature was in the low 80's but it was SUPER humid so I was sweating before I even got the bikes off of the car. It was one of those nights where the air just feels wet.
Even with the nasty humidity, this week's brick was a huge improvement over our brick from two weeks ago. The flat course helped, but Liz is getting much faster as her training progresses.
I'll probably talk more about this later, but sometimes the best thing about gutting out a hard workout is when you get to stop. After a refreshing shower, relaxing on the couch in our air conditioned house felt SWEET!
Goal For The Day: Brick Workout
Distance: Bike- 8.38 Miles. Run - 2.17 Miles.
Time: Bike - 38:07. 13.2 mph avg. Run - 20:03. 9:14 avg.
Route: Laps around Route 66 State Park.
Conditions: 82 degrees/SUPER humid. 6:20PM.
Notes: Two weeks ago: 8.53M Bike, 45:58, 11.1 mph avg. Today: 8.38M Bike, 38:07, 13.2 mph avg. Feeling good about the tri in a couple of weeks!
Daily Miles: Bike - 8.38 Miles. Run - 2.17 Miles
Run - 40.89 Miles.
Bike - 30.11 Miles.
Swim - 1,950 meters.