Tahoe Training Takeaways
In the homestretch with one more cycling session this week, and 4 next week (12 total) in the final seven days of training for America’s Most Beautiful Ride.
I CANT BELIEVE I’M ALMOST THERE!
The spectacular scenery, the challenging ride, the once in a lifetime experience, the breathtaking beauty and much more have me reveling in excitement to experience Lake Tahoe from a bike, but the work I have done to date, and the commitment I have kept for the ride mean more to me.
HERE IS WHAT I HAVE DONE / WHAT I’VE LEARNED FROM THIS TRAINING AND HOW I CARRY THESE LESSONS THROUGH MY LIFE:
- Be ready
- Do it
- Stick to the plan
- Block chatter
- Do your best
- No regrets
- It’s all for a reason
- Fuel your mind and body for performance
- Be strong
- Don’t panic
- Embrace courage
- Get through it
- Don’t quit, but re-direct if you must
- Doing something big or small is highly achievable when you break it down into increments
- Find your own personal formula
- Get better
- Do things that make you grow and shine
These things are what I thought about during today’s 3×10 minute intervals inside a 90 minute ride.
I also learned, since I’ve trained to the best of my ability all I can do now is go and do this! According to my cousin Jon, yeah he’s an Orthopedic surgeon at Southside Orthopedics, and we’ve done a couple Triathlons together, what I need to do is go and have fun! Additionally he said “Get your butt ready for 4 hours on the bike and take breaks when you need to, enjoy Tahoe and not to worry about altitude because what does worry do anyhow.” Thanks Jon! You the man!!!
SO that is my scoop for week 11 of training… for the moment I leave you with this….
Keep growing and shining your light on the world.