HTL Training – Week 3

This is what I did during week 3 of my training for the 9/11 GORUCK HTL in Washington DC. Wednesday, June 8 Unwanted Rest Day VI Notes: Pain, yes. Training, no. Thursday, June 9 Unwanted Rest Day VII Notes: Pain is getting less and sores are going away. I’ve self diagnosed that I have/had shingles. Friday, June 10 …

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HTL Training – Week 2

This is what I did during week 2 of my training for the 9/11 GORUCK HTL in Washington DC. Wednesday, June 8 Rest Day Notes: I didn’t intend to rest today, but schedules required it. Thursday, June 2 3 Mile Ruck gps data 49 minutes 14 Seconds 16.25 avg pace Ruck weight – 47# Army Physical Fitness Test – …

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HTL Training – Week 1

This is what I did during week 1 of my training for the 9/11 GORUCK HTL in Washington DC. Wednesday, June 1 Rest Day Notes: Man, this training stuff is hard. Thursday, June 2 12 Mile Timed Ruck gps data 2 hours 40 minutes 13:18 avg pace Ruck weight – 37# Notes: Damn, that was boring. I actually …

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Swimming to Antarctica

As part of my HTL training plan, I’m reading books about people who exhibit extreme mental toughness. The first one I’ve completed is Lynne Cox’s Swimming to Antarctica – Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer. Cox is an extraordinary athlete and her resume is stunning. By age 16 she had broken ALL the world records (male …

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