2012 Motion Summary
I get this a lot: what happened to you? You were an overweight runner who looked like a future John Candy. What happened?
In a nutshell: I started really using my body and moving a lot. I rode a bike, ran, swam, played ultimate, rode a snowboard, etc. As often as I could I trained, raced, competed, lifted, and was able to get pretty fit.
When I started 2012 I wanted to cover 100 miles a week running, riding or swimming. I thought that was a reasonable goal and would help me continue to get more fit. At the end of the year I had covered over 7,000 miles in 572 hours. That’s 11 hours per week or about 1 1/2 hours a day on average. I started 2012 40 lbs lighter than I started 2011. I am starting 2013 another 40lbs lighter than I started 2012.
It was a good year for my body.
I just finished writing my tentative 2013 race schedule. I’ll publish a post with it tomorrow if you are interested. Needless to say I won’t be easing up much.
Keep moving forward.
p.s. Here’s the month by month summar of 2012 (click on the pic for a better view):