Is a sub 10 hour Ironman possible.....

Is a sub 10hr IM possible, training less than 10 hours a week for less than 10 weeks.... With no significant base????

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Monday 7/25

Workout #1... Crossfit
Warm up- 400m row, 20 walking lunges (3 minutes)
5 rounds for time of...
1 mile run, 30 box jumps, 20 wall ball, 10 kettlebell swings.
(run times 6:10, 6:22, 6:30, 6:50, 6:05 = 32 minutes of running)
Total time w/ warm up- 50 minutes

Workout #2....Swim
5x250m where the last 50 is a sprint.  Recovery is 10-12 seconds between each set.
Total swim time- 22 minutes
Total swim Distance- 1,350 (includes 100m cool down)

6am- banana, 1 cup black coffee
7am- CF workout
8am- Mix 1
10am- 5 eggs, 5 pieces sliced turkey, 1 piece whole wheat toast
11:30a- Swim
12:30- Two chicken sandwiches on whole wheat
5:00p- cliff bar
8:00p- double turkey burger, two baked sweet potatoes.

I am honestly surprised at my low caloric intake.  In previous Ironman training cycles my caloric consumption is typically 7,000-10,000 calories a day.  I know that I am not even taking in 1/3 of that currently and I feel great!

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