Nailing A Training Workout

Lately I have been feeling a bit of a funk when it comes to my training.  It could be a bit of burn out, it could be a bit of the summer time heat and how that affects the training, it could be because I have my next race in less than three weeks and mentally I’m building in an excuse for under performing without even realizing I’m sabotaging myself.  Whatever the issue is, it has left training to not be so much fun.

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Lake Zurich Triathlon Race Recap

So this was my first Olympic distance triathlon.  It was a .9 mile open water swim, 25 mile bike ride and a 6.2 mile run.  I was racing my best friend in this race and of course the goal was to beat him.  At this point in our short amateur racing careers, he has me beat on experience, especially considering he did a full Ironman as his first triathlon.

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