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My mind is telling me no, but my body is telling me yes

No. I don't see nothing wrong with a little bump and grind. Right at this moment, the traditional tri style of working out is bumping and grinding with my mind/body. Boo. Yesterday, I ran a lot of 800s. Today, I swam a lot...for me, probably not much for the normal swimmer though. It isn't that I don't enjoy these things. I do. However, my body is used to higher intensity and shorter workouts.

If you ever wandered over to the Anerobic Endurance/Crossfit Endurance websites, you'll see the loathing of long slow distance. I don't loath long distances. I actually like to mix a few in during the week, like a long bike ride or weekend run. However, I like to keep the other workouts short. I've used the running workouts mixed with long runs and had success. I'm not sure I have the swimming base to do the Crossfit Endurance workouts though. Do I mix and match workouts? Do I stay true to the workouts my coach gives me? Or do I go against what my body is saying is wrong and trudge on through? I don't want to hate triathlons, but right now I'm starting to :(
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