May 29, 2012 in Team Sperry Blog
When asked about a typical training day, we often find it hard to answer. Sure, when we are on the water we have a routine and practice plan. In the gym, we follow a very specific routine given to us by our trainers. But when we step back to look at our program more globally, it’s a true ebb and flow of intensity to ensure that we peak at the right time.
This year, we have one peak to focus on, and that’s the Olympics in Weymouth. Everything we have been doing since we qualified for the US Team in December has been with an eye towards London. Most recently that has meant that we are putting a more significant focus on physical training than on sailing. Trevor’s shoulder has been acting up, and we took an aggressive approach to get it back to full health as soon as possible. He is in intensive rehab at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. We are very confident he will be back to form in time for the Sail for Gold Regatta in Weymouth in June, and more importantly, for the Olympics just over a month later. Read the rest of this entry →