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Apr 6: Day 53

Planned Workouts: Bike, 15 minutes Z1, 4 x (2.5 minutes Z4/5 minutes Z1) 15 minutes Z1

Weight: 172


You know you are in trouble when you read the description of your workout and it says this:

“This workout may seem cruel. However, the Muscular Endurance built into this workout will support the final months of your training.”

That’s…..sorta inspiring.  I think.  Also a cause for dread much of the day.

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It actually wasn’t THAT bad.  It was made better because my replacement PowerTap pedals arrived!  So I was excited to get back to using those, which took my mind off the workout.  But then I got off the bike and there was a puddle of sweat on the floor.  Clearly there was something to those words lol.

Back on the PowerTap, I gotta give that company kudos.  They were very responsive and helpful at every turn, and from what I understand problems are really rare.  If you are in the market you can rest assured if you have ANY problems, they will take care of you.

Also, finished transcribing my workout playlist!  So…here it is, posted at the end.  And remember, everyone has their own tastes and inspirations.  No judging!

That’s all I got for today.  Cheers!

FULL PLAYLIST BELOW

Forever Young (Extended Mix): Alphaville   

Where Were You Last Night (Razormaid! Mix): Ankie Bagger 

Gonna Fly Now (Theme from “Rocky”): Rocky Soundtrack

Going the Distance: Rocky Soundtrack

Conquest: Rocky Soundtrack

Dancing With Myself: Billy Idol

White Wedding: Billy Idol 

When the Going Gets Tough: Billy Ocean

(Don’t Fear) The Reaper: Blue Öyster Cult

Burnin’ for You: Blue Öyster Cult

Song 2: blur

Holding Out for a Hero: Bonnie Tyler

Smalltown Boy: Bronski Beat

Magic: The Cars

Earth Scraper: Celldweller

The Wings of Icarus (feat. James Dooley): Celldweller

Senorita Bonita: Celldweller

Jars: Chevelle

Requiem for a Tower, Movement 4: Corner Stone Cues

Burn: The Cure

Just Like Heaven: The Cure

I Drove All Night: Cyndi Lauper

Fall: Daft Punk   

Titanium (feat. Sia): David Guetta & Sia

Rocket: Def Leppard

Give Your Heart a Break: Demi Lovato

Enjoy The Silence [Live]: Depeche Mode

Never Let Me Down Again [Split Mix]: Depeche Mode

Sea Of Sin (Sensoria Mix): Depeche Mode

Somebody That I Used to Know (HumanJive Remix): Dr. Pack

Bodies: Drowning Pool

Hungry Like The Wolf: Duran Duran

The End Run: Mass Effect 2

Suicide Mission: Mass Effect 2

Lose Yourself: Eminem

The Final Countdown: Europe

Rock The Night: Europe

Bring Me to Life: Evanescence

Immortals: Fall Out Boy

Right Here, Right Now: Fatboy Slim

M4, Pt. 2: Faunts

Go Your Own Way: Fleetwood Mac

Run Baby Run: Garbage

Second Home by the Sea: Genesis

Twilight Zone: Golden Earring

What Is Love: Haddaway

Drive Away: Halfcocked

2 Legit 2 Quit: Hammer

Gotham’s Reckoning: Hans Zimmer          

Why Do We Fall?: Hans Zimmer

Imagine the Fire: Hans Zimmer

No Time For Caution: Hans Zimmer           

Red Warrior: Hans Zimmer

The Battle of the Pelennor Fields: Howard Shore

What’s on Your Mind (Pure Energy): Information Society

Charging Fort Wagner: James Horner

The Orange Man: James Newton Howard

Tryouts: Jerry Goldsmith

You’re the Best: Joe “Bean” Esposito

Carry On Wayward Son: Kansas

Dark Horse: Katy Perry

Roar: Katy Perry

Teenage Dream: Katy Perry

Firework: Katy Perry

You Keep Me Hangin’ On: Kim Wilde

Hater: Korn

Telephone (feat. Beyoncé): Lady GaGa

Poker Face: Lady GaGa

Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix): Lana Del Rey

BURN IT DOWN: Linkin Park

CASTLE OF GLASS: Linkin Park

New Divide: Linkin Park  

Forth Eorlingas: London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Voices

Symphony of Destruction: Megadeth

Until It Sleeps: Metallica

Master of Puppets: Metallica

Enter Sandman: Metallica

Creeping Death: Metallica

Thriller: Michael Jackson

Blue Sky Mine: Midnight Oil

Enjoy The Silence (Reinterpreted): Mike Shinoda

Mistake: Moby

Line In The Sand: Motörhead

Copy of a: Nine Inch Nails

Dead Souls: Nine Inch Nails

Head Like A Hole: Nine Inch Nails

Mai Ai Hee (Dragostea Din Tei) [Original Romanian Version]: O-Zone

Counting Stars: OneRepublic

Walk On Water: Ozzy Osbourne

Boom: P.O.D.

Outlaw Blues: Pat Benatar

Games Without Frontiers: Peter Gabriel

Images of Heaven (12 Inch Extended Version): Peter Godwin

The Sweetest Drop: Peter Murphy

The Different Story (World Of Lust And Crime): Peter Schilling

Major Tom (Coming Home): Peter Schilling

Bombshell: Powerman 5000

Warrior: Public Image Ltd

I Want It All / We Will Rock You Mash-Up (feat. Armageddon aka Geddy): Queen

God Tonight (Heavenly Mix): Real Life

Send Me an Angel ’89 (Dance Mix): Real Life

No Easy Way Out: Robert Tepper

Look Up (The Sky Is Falling): Robotech Perfect Collection

Burn My Dread -Last Battle-: Shoji Meguro Persona 3 Original Soundtrack

Panic Switch: Silversun Pickups

Into The Light: Siouxsie & The Banshees

Painted Bird: Siouxsie and the Banshees

Rhapsody: Siouxsie & the Banshees

Cities in Dust: Siouxsie & the Banshees

Marian: Sisters of Mercy

First and Last and Always: Sisters of Mercy

Dominion/Mother Russia:  Sisters Of Mercy

Hero: Skillet      

Awake and Alive: Skillet

Scorponok: Steve Jablonsky

Edge of Seventeen: Stevie Nicks

Renegade: Styx

Eye of the Tiger: Survivor

The Best: Tina Turner

I Won’t Back Down: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Learning To Fly: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

The Grudge: Tool

Vicarious: Tool

Rosetta Stoned: Tool

The Sweetest Victory: Touch

Archangel: Two Steps From Hell

Love & Loss: Two Steps From Hell

Nero: Two Steps From Hell

Strength of a Thousand Men: Two Steps From Hell

Norwegian Pirate: Two Steps From Hell

Titan Dune: Two Steps From Hell

Army of Justice: Two Steps From Hell

He Who Brings the Night: Two Steps From Hell

The Cross of Antiquan: Two Steps From Hell

Heart of Courage: Two Steps From Hell

Master of Shadows: Two Steps From Hell

Black Blade: Two Steps From Hell

Protectors of the Earth: Two Steps From Hell

All Is Hell That Ends Well: Two Steps From Hell

SkyWorld: Two Steps From Hell

El Dorado: Two Steps From Hell

Realm of Power: Two Steps From Hell

Winterspell: Two Steps From Hell

Juggernaut: Two Steps From Hell

Dark Ages: Two Steps From Hell

For the Win: Two Steps From Hell

Beautiful Day: U2

Sunday Bloody Sunday: U2

I Ran: A Flock of Seagulls

War/Fanfare from Rocky: Vince DiCola

Training Montage: Vince DiCola

Escape (feat. Bright Lights): 3LAU & Paris & Simo

Love Runs Out: OneRepublic

The Rockafeller Skank: Fatboy Sli

E.T.: Katy Perry

Love You Like a Love Song: Selena Gomez & The Scen

Cannonball (Earthquake): Showtek & Justin Prime   

Can’t Hold Us (feat. Ray Dalton): Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

My Songs Know What You Did In the Dark (Light Em Up): Fall Out Boy

Black Soap: Ex Cops

Drag Me Down: One Direction

Into a Swan: Siouxsie

Sin In My Heart: Siouxsie & The Banshees

Holding All the Roses: Blackberry Smoke

Sweetest Chill: Siouxsie & The Banshees

Otherside: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Bad Romance: Lady GaGa          

New Year’s Day: U2

All She Wants Is: Duran Duran

Seven Nation Army: The White Stripes      

Elara: Celldweller

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