January 2019 in sports
As the year counter ticked over from 2018 to to 2019 I kicked into motion my plan to get better at this sports thing. This mainly took the shape of doing a lot more exercise and trying to stick to my training plan as closely as I can.
Here’s some numbers from Training Peaks:
Total time – 40 hours 29 minutes
Total distance – 726km
Running time – 9 hours 40 minutes
Running distance – 93.4km
Cycling time – 20 hours 6 minutes
Cycling distance – 620km
Swim time – 4 hours 37 minutes
Swim distance – 11,845m
Strength time – 3 hours 15 minutes
Those are the biggest numbers I’ve ever done, which is pretty exciting. I still have three whole months of preparation for Ironman 70.3 Barcelona so I need to make sure I can keep this up.
Somethings I need to work on:
- Swim sessions – I was pretty lax in doing them and sticking to the target distances
- Strength and injury prehab – I have the time to expand these sessions
- Sleep – I’m not getting in enough sleep. I should be aiming for over 8 hours a day
- Food – I’m not regularly doing the meal prep I should be which means I am eating rubbish every now and then.