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Laura Bennett Blog - Getting back into the Groove

July 02, 2008, 4:41 p.m. (ET)

Routine is so great.  We are back into it after my last race in Des Moines, IA, HyVee World Cup, which turned out to be a very solid performance which I was very pleased with all things considered.  Picking up a sinus infection on the Monday before the race piled up yet another challenge that has come to me in this last 6 weeks.  I finished fourth and was very excited to race strong, not fantastic but strong.

Now back into routine in Boulder, CO, I believe I have come over the hump of sickness that went from an 8 out 10 before the race to 10 out of 10 after, of course.  Part of my routine is core work with a good friend, Monica Byrn, instructed by Wendy McClure at Body Dynamics.  Boulder is funny and only in Boulder as Wendy puts it would you have a pregnant woman and an Olympian in the same class getting what they need.  

I am looking forward to my month build into the Games.  

Laura Bennett



Laura Bennett is a freelance contributor for teamusa.org. This blog was not subject to the approval of the United States Olympic Committee or any National Governing Bodies.