Weekly Wrap. Week 4. I have spent almost all of this in a business trip to Copenhagen, Denmark, with work-related topics on my shoulders. The good thing about such business trips during winter, is that I can skip the temperatures I despise, while they roam around Lithuania and stay in Denmark, which is warmer, in … Continue reading Ordinary steps towards extraordinary achievement
Weekly Wrap. Week 3. This week, I am mostly happy that the last week is behind me. Last week included quite a few brutal swims, which pushed forward my boundaries of uneasiness, a 3 hour indoors session and a long run outside with weather bouncing from -12 to -10 degrees in Celsius (10.4 - 14 Fahrenheit). … Continue reading Distress, distress, distress into comfort.
Weekly Wraps. Week 39, 40. With so much going on lately, it became difficult to follow my writing plan and I had to cut out one week from the blog management. To be honest, after having a consistent writing plan for almost 3 months, it was an unpleasant experience not to write a post and … Continue reading Objects in the mirror are closer than they appear.
Weekly Wrap. Week 38 This is the second week, where I have no races planned, no events to attend to and no specific targets to achieve. To some it definitely will be surprising that even when there is nothing on the close-horizon to achieve, I am still training, I am still working out. With the … Continue reading Into the off-season
Weekly Wrap. Week 37 Into the marathon and out of the marathon. This would sum up what happened during the last weekend and into this week. As mentioned previously, I was planning to run the Vilnius Marathon. Nevermind the illness, which tended to linger together with me - I felt as I overcame it and … Continue reading Ironman Copenhagen 2017 part 4: Schooled by Ironman Copenhagen
Weekly Wrap. Week 36 What a peculiar week to have behind myself. Today I will be racing in a very special event for myself - Vilnius Marathon. This event has lead me through so many different phases of my life - from a smoking student, who was very proud to have run 5 kilometers, through 10k … Continue reading Ironman Copenhagen 2017 part 3: Gone with the Wind
Weekly Wrap. Week 35 This week I have been going back to Ironman Copenhagen. I am still reflecting on it, still trying to understand it, understand what happened here. The title of this entry should give you a hint that it did not go as planned and I had troubles with it. However, understanding those … Continue reading Ironman Copenhagen 2017 part 2: No Quarter.
Weekly Wrap. Week 34 This week was all focused on collecting myself, my thoughts, my stuff at the appartment we were renting and going back home. After week and a half in Denmark, it was finally the time to come back to Vilnius. And after nearly two months of twice-a-day trainings, it is time to … Continue reading Ironman Copenhagen 2017 Part 1
Weekly Wrap. Week 33 To mix things up, I will start it off with a bottomline - I should have had a better idea, how to structure tapering weeks and the ones, which will lead me to the race. I had been smashed and up again during this week, sometimes not wanting to do a … Continue reading Deduction through one day