First things, first. My OW swim last night was awesome. I still didn't make that turn back to start another 1/2 mile. So that being said I'm only doing 1/2 mile open water swims. I don't know why ? I do more in a pool ! Why can't I just make that commitment and turn around and go again for at least the 3/4 mile swim. I''ll keep you posted, it's coming soon. it has to !
But my big accomplishment was on my morning run. Got up early and felt good, did a light stretch and talked myself into pushing through that thresh hold of 9 minute mile. I was convinced I could get a swift enough pace and hold it for the entire run. No surges necessary, just smooth and steady.
I started it out strong and just kept picking off distance markers, playing mind games with each to keep my speed up. Get to that pole down there, get to that stop sign, make your turn and get right back up to speed, get to that light, hold your pace etc.. you know the game we all play.
I ran my 3.4 mile loop in 29:27 !! that I believe is an 8.6 mile pace !!! YEAH !! running break though, I don't have them often and I'm very happy.
lunch time - core training 50 minutes at the gym.
dinner last night was home made chicken taco's
breakfast- whey shake
snk 1 -whey bar
lunch- chicken and rice
snk 2 apple