TRAINING 2014: 21 to 27 July

ENG: Hi!

Key Word of the Week: Tiredness!!
After my brief trip to my home, the town parties, the Templario’s awesome performance and the rest of linked stuff of a destroyer weekend, the week have been longer and tougher than usual! But again, no complaints, totally worth it =)

This week I also have been racing the B2Run in Nuremberg, with 18.000 runners and such a beautiful atmosphere flooding the course. You race for your company and against the rest, so it’s great to see all the people enrolled with their colleagues out of the office.
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The race was basically 6.400m, extremely narrow in the beginning and with a lot of traffic.
I’m not used to race (or even to train) such a fast and short distances, therefore I didn’t find strength during the course.
The final time was 23’11”, top 50 in the overall and 6th place by teams.
Above all, a great evening with colleagues and friends =)

Another event had been celebrated this week, concretely on Thursday. It was the Retail Football Tournament here in Adidas, where I played with my team colleagues.
Super funny afternoon in the stadium, playing a couple of games and grabbing some beverages and food in the end.
The result was 2 games and no victory, but some good shots on target though.

Going deeper into training, Carlos was destroying me the whole week.
I started on Monday with a totally rest day, the race on Tuesday and then all the sessions were a sweet nightmare struggling myself to hold the pace. The Mexican Beast is ridiculous strong at this point ^^

Last but not least, I was in the Herzoman today, racing a short distance and with a swim in the pool.
What a nice experience to race a short triathlon surrounded by Adidas people =)
The distance is quite short for me nowadays and I lose such a lot of time in the transitions, but I had a funny time though.
In the end it was 1h4’40”, 4th of my Age Group and Top 15 overall. 30” to be in the podium 😦

Congrats to Carlos for the 2nd position in his Age Group and 5th Overall! You rock dude!
And also to the TEAM Adidas, with a 1st positions by teams.
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So, one week for the Erlangen’s  Half IronMan. Keening to race it!

Monday: Total Rest
Tuesday: B2Run – 23’11”
Wednesday: Bike [40′ with 10’+8’+6’+4’+2′ on tt] + Swim [3.300] with 3×800/45” – 12’15”-45”
Thursday: Transitions 2x[12’Bike+15’Run] + Football Tournament
Friday: Swim 2.000m
Saturday: 55k Bike
Sunday: HerzoMan – 400/22/5
TOTAL: Sw [6k] + Bi [130k] + Ru [21k] 

Cheers,
Dani Juan

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