20207 total / 2729 in 2016

1) Improve my swimming technique by getting my butt in the pool more often 2) Stretch Goal: Qualify for Boston at NYC 2016!

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  • 5 miles
  • 00:15 time
  • 190 calories
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  1. VELO
    good On the road again 4.7 mi 00:15 18.7mph pace

    Easy warm up spin followed by some ST and stretching at the hotel gym.

    • Tracy

      Good use of travel time. Where are you this time around?

      36 minutes ago Like

  2. RUN
    good Tempo 2 x 12 14.02 mi 00:45 03:13 pace

    The goal was to do a 3 x 12, but after the 2nd interval my knee started feeling a little unhappy so I quit and finished up the morning with some stretching. I talked to the ortho yesterday just inq... read more

    • Tracy

      Patience, Lad! Take a vacation to someplace warm and tropical to sit on a beach with lots of cool, refreshing beverages at hand! That is my suggestion! :)

      5 days ago Like1 person

    • Steve R.
      Steve R.

      I know, Trace. I know.

      5 days ago Like

    • Penny R.
      Penny R.

      Those dang knees - mine has been feeling the same way...

      4 days ago Like

  3. VELO
    good Endurance spin 13.68 mi 00:46 18.0mph pace

    Nothing too difficult today. Started and finished really easy with a moderate 30-minute interval in the middle. Doing what I can to keep this leg loose.

  4. RUN
    good Zwift - 4 x 10 min intervals 21.42 mi 01:10 03:15 pace

    Felt good while doing them, but I have a feeling I'll pay for that effort later today.

  5. VELO
    good Virtual Mountains 15.54 mi 00:50 18.7mph pace

    Easy-to-moderate effort up the Zwift mountain course. Could barely walk this morning after a hard day of standing and walking around yesterday. Sure wish this leg would start coming around...

  6. VELO
    good Easy spin before PT 7.41 mi 00:30 14.8mph pace

    Super-mellow spin before heading off to what turned out to be 90 minutes of PT. More spinning, a load of exercises, and finished off with a quite long dry needling session. My lower leg is a mess! ... read more

  7. VELO
    good Zwift - London 20.01 mi 01:03 19.0mph pace

    Easy to moderate spin around London this morning. Pushed it a little up Box Hill but overall kept it reasonable. Hope that small effort doesn't come back to bite me later today.

  8. VELO
    alright Mountain Spin 7.2 mi 00:45 9.6mph pace

    Decided to try a light to moderate effort spin yesterday afternoon mostly to see how I would feel this morning. Chose a mountainous route on Zwift for my riding pleasure. While things were feeling ... read more

  9. VELO
    alright Easy Lunch Spin 00:30

    Wanted to work some more tightness out of my leg. It didn't work this time. Feeling worse off now than before. Grrrr. Perhaps it is because I am past due for my Tylenol and Motrin doses. :(

  10. VELO
    good Easy spinnin' the junk out 4.9 mi 00:30 9.8mph pace

    Took to the Zwift mountains this evening for an easy spin up the hill. My knee was feeling pretty tight tonight so hoping the spin will work out whatever is going on in there. Back at it tomorrow!

  11. VELO
    alright Easy post-MRI results spin 11.2 mi 00:45 14.8mph pace

    Super easy spin this morning to work a little fluid out of my knee. Well, no surgery appears indicated so that is good news. Impression from the MRI is: 1) Intact ACL repair (whew!), 2) Mild irregu... read more

    • Penny R.
      Penny R.

      Well, at least you have a diagnosis now so you can do workouts that won't irritate (hopefully) and get back to running again. You have the half with C1 coming up...

      19 days ago Like

    • Garth A.
      Garth A.

      That is good news! I have to say, as a sufferer of frequent runner's knee, I am surprised by how painful this has been for you. Maybe due to prior knee surgery(s), but wow! I can usually fall back on swimming when all else is failing. Might I suggest swimming with paddles and a leg float? And no pushing off of the walls.

      19 days ago Like1 person

    • Steve R.
      Steve R.

      I did think about the swim buoy, just didn't that day. Might need to rethink that strategy.

      18 days ago Like1 person

    • Tracy

      Great news about the knee!!! :)

      14 days ago Like

  12. swim
    injured Can't even F'ing swim 1000 yd 00:24 42:46 pace

    This is so frustrating! I attempted to swim today but even kicking (and certainly pushing off the wall) is intolerable. I can't wait to see what the MRI showed tomorrow. I am baffled by what I... read more

  13. VELO
    good Pre-MRI Spin 19.74 mi 01:01 19.4mph pace

    Moderate intensity spin before going in to get magnetized...

  14. VELO
    good Light Hotel Spin 7 mi 00:30 14.0mph pace

    Easy spin followed by some ST.

  15. VELO
    good Little longer intervals 10.2 mi 00:30 20.4mph pace

    Same drill as yesterday, but upped the intervals to 3 x 4 min. My knee was pretty sore this morning, but not sure if that was due to the spin or the hike through the woods with the Cub Scouts. I am... read more

    • Penny R.
      Penny R.

      I hope it feels okay in the morning -- but take it easy which is I know SOO HARD TO DO!

      25 days ago Like

  16. VELO
    good Little interval test 9.78 mi 00:30 19.6mph pace

    Did a diagnostic test of sorts to see how my leg held up for 3 x 2 min intervals on 1 min rest at increasing power levels. My targets were based on where I was at Timberman in August. My leg felt p... read more

  17. I saw the ortho this morning and now have a date with the MRI tech. :) He feels that it is most likely just a Pes Bursitis given where the focus of my pain is. He said it could also be a proximal t... read more

  18. RUN
    good Easy spin 12.18 mi 00:45 03:41 pace

    Working a bit of fluid out of the knee this morning. Going to see the ortho this morning for an opinion.

  19. VELO
    good Spinning the knee out 12.05 mi 00:45 16.1mph pace

    Did a light spin to work some fluid out of my knee. Felt good to do something. Hopefully it works.

  20. VELO
    injured Post-run spin 12.34 mi 01:00 12.3mph pace

    Did my standard post-marathon cool down. 1 hour of easy spinning and some stretching. Now I am icing my knee them off to eat.