I haven't been very active in the blogging community. I haven't post a lot. I do read a lot of blogs and bloglines help me track which blogs are updated.
Today I glanced over Chuckie's blog. The topic was on training with no routine. Routine, on itself, is "the death of the soul".
He finishes the blog with:
"Training," I wrote to one athlete a few days ago, "consists of the following:
He did exactly this, despite my fatigue-related misspelling of the word "run".
Last year when I was training for Ironman and was part of Race4Kids, the coach give me a template to follow. Every morning, I will have my session(s) lay out for me. Run intervals, hill repeats etc. Just get up, follow the plan and go.
Yesterday, I rode my bike after work. It was an easy ride. There wasn't much plan. Go home, grab gear, and go.
I checked my heart rate as I ride. I kept it under 160. Spin up the hills. Easy.
Three years ago, I would have no idea what heart rate is. I have no idea what cadence is. I just took my bike out for a spin simply the weather was nice.
Funny, how I am slowly getting back to that. To just train. And not follow a structure plan.
At the end, training is very simple. Swim, bike and