Last post was on May 27. I’ve been in a whirlwind at work. My years long habit of getting up early and getting a solid 60 to 90 minutes of exercise before work has been severely challenged with late nights and early morning meetings.
I’ve been doing the best I can trying to maintain fitness, and catching workouts where I can. The sad thing is how difficult it has been to fit in OTW rowing. I only managed one session since the 27th.
Hopefully this will calm down in a little while and I can get back to my early morning routine. I like it better.
Monday – May 27 – 40′ L4
At home in Hopkinton, around 5:30 in the evening. Felt hard.
Tuesday – May 28 – Terrible Threshold 10K
At work, at 5:30 pm after a really stressed out day of meetings. I walked up to the machine thinking that I should just hold about a 2:00 pace and let it ride. But the first bit felt so good that I really badly over extended myself. I paid a big price in the second half.
Workout Summary - media/20190528-2240480o.csv --|Total|-Total----|--Avg--|-Avg-|Avg-|-Avg-|-Max-|-Avg --|Dist-|-Time-----|-Pace--|-Pwr-|SPM-|-HR--|-HR--|-DPS --|10000|00:39:11.3|01:57.6|216.5|23.5|162.5|180.0|10.9 W-|10000|00:39:11.7|01:57.6|216.5|23.5|162.5|180.0|10.9 R-|00000|00:00:00.0|00:00.0|000.0|00.0|000.0|180.0|00.0 Workout Details #-|SDist|-Split-|-SPace-|-Pwr-|SPM-|AvgHR|MaxHR|DPS- 00|01000|03:49.5|01:54.7|227.7|23.2|129.0|148.0|11.3 01|01000|03:47.9|01:54.0|236.4|24.0|153.8|158.0|11.0 02|01000|03:49.0|01:54.5|233.0|23.7|160.7|165.0|11.1 03|01000|03:48.0|01:54.0|236.3|24.0|167.2|172.0|11.0 04|01000|04:06.9|02:03.4|191.5|22.7|165.1|173.0|10.7 05|01000|03:55.6|01:57.8|214.8|23.1|165.4|168.0|11.0 06|01000|04:02.9|02:01.5|196.3|22.7|167.5|171.0|10.9 07|01000|04:02.1|02:01.1|199.7|23.5|168.4|172.0|10.6 08|01000|03:56.8|01:58.4|210.6|23.5|172.1|174.0|10.8
Wednesday – May 29 – 40′ L4
At work, static erg. Around 4pm when I had an hour between meetings.
Thursday – 30 May – 4 x (3’@r24, 2’@r26, 1’@r28) / 4′ OTW!
Miracle! No late night meetings and no morning meetings until 8:30. My chance to actually row on the water! I was due for an L2 type workout. I decided to go easy on myself and do it as a threshold rate ladder. 6 minute pieces seemed like a reasonably doable duration. This also fit nicely in the section from around the s-turn.
Workout Summary - media/20190530-1250480o.csv --|Total|-Total----|--Avg--|-Avg-|Avg-|-Avg-|-Max-|-Avg --|Dist-|-Time-----|-Pace--|-Pwr-|SPM-|-HR--|-HR--|-DPS --|09816|00:54:08.7|02:45.5|134.1|22.9|146.4|176.0|07.9 W-|05370|00:23:50.0|02:13.2|183.9|25.5|160.7|176.0|08.8 R-|04451|00:30:19.1|03:24.4|094.9|20.9|135.3|176.0|07.5 Workout Details #-|SDist|-Split-|-SPace-|-Pwr-|SPM-|AvgHR|MaxHR|DPS- 01|01379|06:00.8|02:10.8|183.6|25.0|156.9|170.0|09.2 02|01337|05:57.0|02:13.5|188.9|25.7|161.7|176.0|08.8 03|01340|05:56.6|02:13.0|179.5|25.3|161.1|176.0|08.9 04|01313|05:55.6|02:15.4|183.6|25.9|163.0|176.0|08.5
Friday – May 31 – Rest day
Like an actual rest day. I had worked out for the 8 prior days. Granted, they were shorter than normal, but I was getting a bit worn down.
Saturday – June 1 – 3 x 20′ / 2′ L4
On slides, down on the cape. Around 4:30pm. Looks like a little lower HR than recent sessions.
Tomorrow: Hopefully a coastal row.