Training Log Week 20

"What we face may look insurmountable. But I learned something from all those years of training and competing. I learned something from all those sets and reps when I didn't think I could lift another ounce of weight. What I learned is that we are always stronger than we know." Arnold Schwarzenegger This week is … Continue reading Training Log Week 20

W6D3 – Aerobic + Strength Endurance

Hours of sleep: 2.5 (0030-0300) Sleep quality: 9/10 HRV: 75 Reflection: Woke up at 3am again but this time I slept at 00:30am. Surprisingly, I was fully awake and refreshed, as if I'd slept a good 8 hours! Not sure what's happening but I did not take an afternoon siesta yesterday either. Maybe my sleep quality … Continue reading W6D3 – Aerobic + Strength Endurance

W6D2 – Strength 

Hours of sleep: 7.5 Sleep quality: 7/10 HRV: 78 Notes: Woke up at 3am but felt lazy and went back to sleep. Woke up again at 7am but this time had the unpleasant feeling of having slept too much. AM: Yoga + SMR 1. Man Flow Yoga Flow Session 4 Reflection: Another awesome yoga workout. … Continue reading W6D2 – Strength 

W6D1 – Power MetCon

Hours of sleep: 6  Sleep quality: 8/10 HRV: 83 Slept much more last night despite taking the day off. Highest HRV recorded so far! So the active rest day really works huh 🙂 AM: SMR + Cycle Whole Body Self Myofascial Release (SMR) Order of Muscles hit: Bottom-Up. (Feet to neck muscles) Total time: 1 … Continue reading W6D1 – Power MetCon

W5D7 – Active Rest 

(Made some changes to the way I write training logs to include more data and better formatting for easier reference. Hope this is for the better!) Hours of sleep: 3.5 (23:00 ~ 02:30) HRV: 70 Reflection: For some reason I felt fully rested after waking up at 2:22 AM. I tried going back to sleep … Continue reading W5D7 – Active Rest 

W5D4 – Lactate Threshold + Met Con

AM Learning to Run again 10 x 1' jogging / 30" rest SMR + Yoga PM   1. Swimming  200m - 300m - 500m / 1' rest Target pace: 2'03" / 100m (from last week's CSS test) Timings: 200m - 4'03" 300m - 6'06" 500m - 10'27" Reflection:  Swam the 200 & 300m too fast... … Continue reading W5D4 – Lactate Threshold + Met Con

W5D3 – Lactate Threshold 

AM Woke up feeling like a fully decked out double decker London bus had hit me haha. So I took the morning off. PM  Swimming  6 x 200m / 20 sec rest Targeted Pace: 2'03" / 100m (from last week's Lactate Threshold / CSS test) Average time per 200m: 4'09" CD: Full body yoga-style stretching … Continue reading W5D3 – Lactate Threshold 

W4D7 – Active Rest

Today is rest day but that doesn't mean complete bed rest! In fact, in my experience, active recovery may be more beneficial. If we think in terms of blood and lymph flow, movement helps promote circulation and this is more crucial for our lymphatic system in clearing metabolic waste since it doesn't have a heart … Continue reading W4D7 – Active Rest