One Week Until Race Day

So today marks the one week until my next race.  Some people have a lot of races, for me this year, I purposefully raced less.  Next year will be even fewer though more costly.  Now is the time when I start to break things down and really prepare for my race ahead.

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Setting My Goals

So it is time for me to actually put out loud my goals.  Some of my friends know them, some don’t understand, and some just flat out don’t know them.  I have lofty goals.  They are big goals, but I have them for a reason.

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August 9th through 15th Training Results

It’s now Saturday, and that means it is time to take a look at what I was supposed to do for training, and what I actually did for training. I’m going to use this weekly recap of sorts as a place to not only hold myself accountable for the work I did for the week, but also to be able to evaluate the good and the bad.

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Last Days Of Outdoor Swimming

It’s that time of year again in the Chicagoland area. School is starting up soon or has already started in some cases. By Labor Day, almost every outdoor pool will be closed. This picture is not how my pool was today, rather a couple weeks ago when we had the colder weather.

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