Weekly Training Post: Week 13 2018

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This last week was a mixed bag on one hand I did get some running done and the strength sessions are continuing to go well but on the other hand, I only got one run and it felt awful. Now that could be for a few reasons, the most obvious being I haven’t done enough running, it also came right after (maybe 5 minutes) I did my hardest lower body strength session of the week, it was also cold again!! I enjoy seasons and winter but I’m over the slippery, cold, uncomfortable training sessions. Having the kids home for spring break also made it hard as it meant I would’ve needed to do my midweek runs at night when it was even colder and also sacrifice sleep which led to burning out similar to last year so I’m not going down that rabbit hole this year, trying to be smarter than that.

 

The plan this week is to really amp up the mobility as I feel like that also led to my only run being slower as I felt like my leg joints were rock solid instead of loose and flexible. Hopefully that will have some benefit as we’re now only 5 weeks until the first race of the year, the stadium sprint.

 

I’ve been saying it for weeks but sign up for the X Warrior Challenge Stadium Sprint coming up in May. Free second laps, team incentives, and one of the best day experiences in Western Canada. If you want the support of a team or some extra freebies sign up with our team “The 4-0-300 Army”.

 

Workout song of the week this week is actually a podcast. One of my favorite podcasts (and one of the few I’m actually up to date on) Overcome and Run recently hit 100 episodes and did a Q&A edition. I was lucky enough to have my question featured and is a topic I’m working on a blog article about, OCR in the Olympics. Take a listen and subscribe as well.

 

x warrior challenge stadium sprint 2017 finisher wall scottyvoodoo

Scotty Voodoo
I am a proud father & husband. A former semi-pro skier, turned rugby 7’s player, I’ve now worked to become a OCR racer.
A level 2 NCCP certified coach, I also hold coaching certifications in 3 sports. I also have a severe Dr. Pepper addiction that hinders my training and I also don’t really enjoy running but love OCR racing, weird right?

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