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Calvin S

  1. Saturday 6/29/19

    AM LCM w/ BASH @ Main Pool "A little speed play" (Taper Day #2)

    400 swim every 4th 25 scull w/ SNKL

    4x250 @ 3:45 swim w/ SNKL

    3x300 @ 5:45
    1 - 100 AE/100 FAST/100 AE (1:12-)
    1 - 50 FAST/50 AE (:32+, :34, :34-)
    1 - 100 FAST/100 AE/100 FAST (1:10-, 1:11+)

    200 FLOAT

    Total: 2500
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  2. Friday 6/28/19

    PM SCM Solo @ Indian Hill Swim Club "Power, Resistance, Speed" (Taper Day #1)

    400 swim every 4th 25 scull w/ SNKL
    300 pull w/ SNKL
    200 kick every 3rd 25 BR w/ BD
    100 I.M. drill

    8x50 @ :15 rest "Progressive Freestyle" w/ SNKL

    4x25 @ :20 rest FAST 12.5M UW w/ chute (half open)
    2x25 @ no interval, go when ready DIVE FAST 15M UW
    1:00 REST
    4x25 @ :20 rest FAST 15M FR kick w/ BD + chute (half open)
    2x25 @ :30 rest FAST FR kick w/ BD
    1:00 REST
    4x25 @ :30 rest FAST 15M FR swim w/ chute (3/4 closed)
    2x25 @ no interval, go when ready DIVE FAST FR swim (to the feet)

    150 EZ FL kick w/ fins + BD

    Total: 2000

    Decided to sleep in this morning and since my mother wanted help with my kids at the pool today, we took turns watching them so we could both get our laps in. Wasn't going to be able to double because I wanted to watch the USA World Cup match.

    Updated June 28th, 2019 at 06:24 PM by Calvin S

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  3. Thursday 6/27/19

    AM LCM w/ BASH @ Main Pool "Bill Whatley's Famous 'Twelve Fifties'"

    4x200 @ :10 rest
    1 - FR 75 swim/25 kick H.A.S. w/ SNKL
    1 - BK 75 swim/25 kick S-line
    1 - FR 75 swim/25 kick H.A.S. w/ SNKL
    1 - I.M. 25 drill/25 swim

    12x100
    1 @ 1:40 FR swim w/ SNKL
    1 @ 1:50 I.M.
    1 @ 2:10 FR kick w/ BD + SNKL

    6x150 @ 2:30 breathe every 4 (to opposite/non dominant side) pull
    6x50 @ 1:00 25 BUF/25 SMOOTH

    6x50 @ 1:00 @ 400 PACE (33.12*, 33.83, 33.37, 33.53, 33.53, 33.78)
    1:00 REST
    6x50 @ 1:00 @ 400 PACE (33.50, 33.78, 33.53, 33.98, 33.81, 33.56)
    * #1 was from a dive, all 12 were "to the feet" (flip turn)

    200 EZ

    Total: 4000

    Bill came up with this set when I was in high school, but the original set is a little different than how I did it today. It is 12x50 @ 1:15 @ 200 PACE. As Bill has gotten older (some might say "softer), the set has changed a little to where the kids do the 50s in sets of four, with a bonus :45 between each set, diving #1, #5, and #9. Since I am not planning to race any 200s at my taper meet in two weeks, I opted to tweak the set for 400 pace. I felt that lowering the interval and increasing how many reps I did in each "set would help offset. I took the 1:00 bonus rest primarily to keep me staggered and avoid running over the two swimmers in my lane doing the "regular" 12x50. Without the extra minute, I would have collided with them and then ran them over and then would have been leaving at the same time on the clock as them. It just worked out better for everyone this way
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  4. Wednesday 6/26/19

    AM LCM w/ BASH @ Main Pool
    PM LCM @ Main Pool "BASH Last Chance Meet"

    AM Swim:

    5x100 w/ SNKL
    1 @ 2:20 FR kick H.A.S.
    1 @ 2:10 75 FR kick H.A.S./25 swim
    1 @ 2:00 50 FR kick H.A.S./50 swim
    1 @ 1:50 25 FR kick H.A.S./75 swim
    1 @ 1:40 swim
    5x50 @ :10 rest w/ SNKL
    1 - FR kick H.A.S.
    1 - 12.5 swim/37.5 FR kick H.A.S.
    1 - 25 swim/25 FR kick H.A.S.
    1 - 37.5 swim/12.5 FR kick H.A.S.
    1 - swim

    7x150 @ 2:40 50 FR swim/50 STRK kick/50 FR swim w/ SNKL
    #1/4 - STRK = FL H.A.S.
    #2/5 - STRK = BK S-line (moved SNKL to side)
    #3/6 - STRK = BR H.A.S.
    #7 - STRK = FR H.A.S.

    4x
    2x50 @ :55 12.5 FAST UW kick/12.5 SMOOTH swim w/ fins
    2x100 @ 1:25 STRONG FR kick w/ fins + BD

    3x300 @ 4:30 D1-3 (4:02, 3:54, 3:48)
    100 EZ

    Total: 4000

    PM Swim:

    400 swim w/ SNKL
    6x50 @ :10 rest
    2 - kick w/ BD
    2 - drill
    2 - 25 BUF/25 EZ

    25 DIVE FAST/75 EZ

    50 FR - 27.51 - Great opening 25-30 meters, but when the pool depth goes to 3.5 feet, I could feel the difference!

    300 EZ

    100 FL - 1:06.20 - Felt smooth and strong for about 80 meters. Faded some down the home stretch but considering my training and the fact I practiced this morning, it wasn't all that surprising. Underwaters felt good.

    200 EZ

    Total: 1450
  5. Tuesday 6/25/19

    AM LCM w/ BASH @ Main Pool

    2x300 kick 75 FR/25 STRK) H.A.S. w/ SNKL
    STRK = I.M. order no FR

    6x50 @ :10 rest w/ SNKL
    1 - R-arm FR
    1 - R-side kick
    1 - FR kick H.A.S.

    2x50 @ :10 rest FR kick H.A.S. 25 build/15M FAST/10 EZ w/ SNKL

    12x50 kick 25 UW/25 SMOOTH H.A.S. w/ fins + SNKL
    1 @ 1:00
    2 @ :55

    8x150 @ 2:20 kick H.A.S. w/ fins + SNKL
    odd: FR
    even: FL

    200 FLOAT

    Total: 3000
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  6. Monday 6/24/19

    AM LCM w/ BASH @ Main Pool

    300 FR kick H.A.S. w/ SNKL
    12x50 @ :10 rest mixed kick H.A.S. w/ SNKL

    16x50 @ 1:10 kick H.A.S. 25 FAST/25 SMOOTH w/ fins + SNKL
    4 - FL (FAST = UW)
    4 - FR

    4x250 @ 3:45 SMOOTH FR kick H.A.S. w/ fins + SNKL

    300 FLOAT

    Total: 3000
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  7. Saturday 6/22/19

    AM LCM @ M. E. Lyons YMCA "Summer Cuda Classic" Day #1

    It is amazing what a week of heavy training will do to you. Here I was, a week ago, with only a minuscule amount of rest, sprinting like a champ. Today, back to my regular middle distance repertoire, I felt like I was swimming through soup.

    200 BK - 2:51.55 (1:21.67/1:29.88) - I lost my legs big time on the back 100. Not only did I lack a kick, but my legs felt like I was dragging two cinder blocks through the water.

    200 FR - 2:19.71 (1:07.79/1:11.92) - Again with the no legs. My freestyle has felt like it had a spring in its step all week, but today, when it came time to race, it just felt sluggish.

    400 FR - 4:59.66 (1:11.19/1:16.42/1:17.32/1:14.73) - First of all I had to wait FOREVER to swim this event. I had great walls and found myself grabbing a little more water than I did on the 200, but again, felt sluggish. Also not sure which genius decided to schedule the 200 FR and 400 FR back to back.

    Total: 2900
  8. Thursday 6/20/19

    AM LCM w/ BASH @ Main Pool "I.M. + Recovery"
    AM Weights @ YMCA

    Swim:

    800 SKIP

    3x
    2x50 @ 1:00 STRK drill
    100 @ 1:40 D1-3 (1:22, 1:17, 1:12)
    STRK = I.M.O. by RD

    2x300 @ 5:00 I.M. (done as 3x100 I.M. 1 kick/1 drill/1 swim) w/ fins
    2x200 @ 3:30 FR kick H.A.S. w/ fins + SNKL
    2x300 @ 5:00 I.M. (done as 50 FL/50 BK/50 BR) w/ fins
    2x200 @ 3:15 FR kick H.A.S. w/ fins + SNKL

    100 EZ

    Total: 3500

    Weights:

    3x8 DB shoulder press (10/20#)
    3x8 DB S-arm bicep curl (10/20#)
    3x8 DB tricep extension (10/20#)
    3x8 DB S-arm row (10/20#)
    3x8 DB bench press (10/20#)
    3x10 hip adductor (50#)

    3x10 hip abductor (50#)
  9. Wednesday 6/19/19

    AM LCM w/ BASH @ Main Pool

    500 swim every 4th 25 head-up scull
    10x50
    odd @ :50 FR
    even (#2, 4, 6) @ 1:05 kick on back in S-line
    even (#8, 10) @ :55 BK

    12x100 w/ fins
    4 @ 1:45 FR kick w/ BD
    4 @ 1:40 BK kick in S-line
    4 @ 1:30 FR swim

    12x100
    odd: STRK/FR by 25
    even: FR/STRK by 25
    4 @ 1:40 STRK = BK
    4 @ 1:45 STRK = FL
    4 @ 1:50 STRK = BR w/ FL kick

    4x200 @ 3:00 pull w/ SNKL
    1:00 REST
    4x200 @ 3:00 pull w/ paddles + SNKL
    1:00 REST
    4x200 @ 3:00 swim w/ SP + SNKL

    24x50 @ 1:00
    #1/#6 - FAST
    #2-5 - SMOOTH

    3x
    50 DIVE FAST (30.3, 29.3, 29.4)
    150 EZ

    100 EZ

    Total: 7700
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  10. Tuesday 6/18/19

    AM LCM w/ BASH @ Main Pool
    AM Weights @ YMCA

    Swim:

    4x200 @ :10 rest
    1/3 - FR
    2 - BK
    4 - I.M. drill

    5x w/ SNKL
    100 @ :10 rest FR
    50 @ :10 rest FL drill (25 R arm/25 L arm)
    50 @ :10 rest BR drill (BR w/ FL kick)

    4x
    100 @ :10 rest BK
    50 @ :10 rest 25 kick on back in S-line/25 double arm BK

    100 BK SMOOTH

    2x150 @ :20 rest SMOOTH FR kick w/ BD

    3x
    2x50 @ 1:05 FAST FR kick w/ BD
    100 @ 1:50 SMOOTH FR

    5x100 @ 1:30 WHITE (1:21, 1:20+, 1:21+, 1:20+, 1:21)
    1:30 REST
    4x100 @ 1:25 PINK (1:16, 1:17, 1:17+, 1:16+)
    2:10 REST
    3x100 @ 1:20 RED (1:14-, 1:14+, 1:12-)

    200 EZ

    Total: 4800

    Weights:

    3x8 BB RDL (45/65#)
    3x8 BB back squat (45/65#)
    3x8 S-leg glute (30/70#)
    3x8 S-leg curl (10/30#)
    3x8 S-leg extension (10/30#)
    3x10 hip adductor (30#)
    3x10 hip abductor (30#)
  11. Monday 6/17/19

    AM LCM w/ Blue Ash Dolphins (BASH) @ Blue Ash YMCA Main Pool "Hey Bill, you like 150s?"
    PM SCY w/ BASH @ Blue Ash YMCA Ferris Pool "Power, Resistance, Speed"

    AM Swim:

    4x
    100 swim
    50 S-line kick on back

    12x150
    4 @ 2:35 50 BK/25 L-side kick/25 R-side kick/50 FR
    4 @ 2:25 50 BK/25 S-line kick on back/75 FR
    4 @ 2:15 FR

    12x150
    4 @ 3:00 FR kick H.A.S. w/ fins + SNKL
    4 @ 2:20 FR w/ SP + fins + SNKL
    4 @ 2:15 25 catch-up drill/25 FR w/ SP + SNKL

    3x150 @ :10 rest drill I.M. (no FR)

    **Bill said his swimmers' BK starts were awful this past weekend so we spent 10 minutes working on BK starts, primarily focusing on arching the back.

    3x150 @ 2:30 EZ

    Total: 5100

    PM Swim:

    400 swim every 4th 25 scull w/ SNKL
    5x100 @ 1:45 FR kick w/ BD
    5x100 @ :10 rest pull w/ paddles + SNKL

    4x
    3x25 @ :30 rest FAST w/ chute (half closed, RD1/RD2) or bucket (RD3/RD4)
    3x25 @ :20 rest FAST
    75 EZ
    Odd RDs - FR
    Even RDs - FL

    200 EZ

    Total: 2500
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  12. Sunday 6/16/19

    AM LCM @ Miami (OH) University "Summer Classic" Day #3

    400 swim every 4th 25 scull w/ SNKL
    9x50 @ :10 rest
    1 - kick
    1 - 25 drill/25 build
    1 - 25 FAST/25 EZ

    5x50 @ :15 rest V.K. 6 fast FL kicks/12.5 UW/12.5 EZ/12.5 FAST/12.5 EZ

    50 EZ
    2x25 DIVE FAST
    100 EZ

    50 BK - 34.83 - My throwaway event for the day. Continued with the theme for the back half of this meet: strictly sprinting! Not much to say about this race other than I am still not a backstroker, regardless of distance!

    50 FL - 28.51 - Had a great start and breakout, but faded down the stretch with my turnover. Was very happy to be well under 29 seconds.

    100 BR - 1:14.52 (34.2/40.3) - Great first 50, but lost my form on the second 50. Head started to move around and my hips started to ride too low in the water. Would have loved to have gotten the Sectional cut (1:13.69), but at least I know I can definitely get it when fully rested (if I choose to swim it).

    200 Medley Relay - BR - 30.70 - Clock may have been wrong on this one. Certainly did not feel like a 30-point! By this point, my hip flexors were so sore from all the sprint breaststroke this weekend.

    Total: 4150 (there was a lot of warm-up and warm-down in between the events)
  13. Saturday 6/15/19

    AM LCM @ Miami (OH) University "Summer Classic" Day #2

    400 swim w/ SNKL
    9x50 (6 FR w/ SNKL, 3 BK)
    1 - 25 kick/25 drill
    1 - 25 drill/25 build
    1 - 25 FAST/25 EZ

    5x50 25 FAST/25 EZ

    50 EZ
    2x25 DVIE FAST
    50 EZ

    (700 assorted warm up before 200 FL)

    200 FL - 2:28.37 (31.5/36.00/37.1/43.6) - This felt pretty good until it didn't, which was in the last 25 meters. I locked up really badly, and without that extra wall on the last 25 (in SCY and SCM), my stroke unraveled swiftly. Tells me I am not quite in shape enough to pull off a great 200 FL.

    400 EZ

    (500 assorted warm up before 50 BR)

    50 BR - 32.75 - So back in the day, I used to boss around the kids in this event. It was the event I won at several league championships each summer during college, and when I didn't win it, I was runner-up by a very slim margin to an eventual YMCA national champion. After going a 35.5 a few weeks ago at the end of a power/speed workout, I was looking to be 34 low or maybe 33 high. I was first off the blocks with a great start and then nailed my pullout and breakout stroke. After that I new it was going to be a good swim, but was very surprised to see 32.75 on the scoreboard. Was long on my finish. That was the only disappointment from the race. Well, that and the fact that I have to swim as exhibition at this meet, and I ended up winning the event by nearly half a second, so I actually didn't win it

    600 EZ (100 swim/100 kick w/ BD) w/ SNKL

    Total: 3700
  14. Friday 6/14/19

    PM LCM @ Miami (OH) University "Summer Classic" Day #1

    Up in Cincinnati to visit my folks for the next three weeks. They take the kids, and I have my own mini training camp with my coach. But before that begins, it's time to see how I do with a TINY bit of rest. Throwing on the tech suit for some races since I am at an amazing facility that I am very intimate with, having competed at the Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center on the campus of Miami University for nearly a quarter century!

    Did a LONG easy warm up after not swimming yesterday and driving 10 hours to get to Cincinnati. Did some fine tuning in the warm-up pool right before my swim.

    400 I.M. - 5:18.78 (30.70/36.49/44.03/43.89/44.25/45.87/37.22/36.33) - Well the first 50 of FL felt like the easiest 30.7 of my life. Felt very in control. Definitely felt the training and limited rest on the back half of the race. Had great walls, but for the most part, the speed isn't there yet (that is to be expected).

    Total: 2900
  15. Wednesday 6/12/19

    PM LCM w/ Trip @ LRRC

    4x w/ SNKL
    75 swim
    50 FR kick H.A.S.
    25 scull

    5x
    100 @ 2:00 FR 50 "Matt Biondi" drill/50 B&A drill w/ SNKL
    100 @ 2:00 FR 75 build/25 overkick (maintaining arm speed from the build) w/ SNKL
    100 @ 2:00 FR FAST "Let the ponies run" (1:06, 1:05, 1:06, 1:06+, 1:06)

    400 EZ FL kick w/ fins + BD

    Total: 2500
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  16. Tuesday 6/11/19

    PM LCM w/ Trip @ LRRC

    500 swim every 4th scull
    8x50 @ 1:00 "Progressive Freestyle" w/ SNKL

    3x200 @ 3:00 D1-3 (2:42, 2:33, 2:23+)
    4x100 @ 1:40 50 B&A drill/50 swim w/ SNKL
    200 Perfect Stroke!
    200 RACE/PUSH TRIP! (2:29-)
    2x100 @ :15 rest FL kick w/ fins + BD
    100 RACE/PUSH TRIP (1:10-)

    Total: 2600
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    Swim Workouts
  17. Monday 6/10/19

    PM LCM Solo @ LRRC

    400 swim every 4th 25 scull w/ SNKL
    8x50 @ 1:00 "Progressive Freestyle" w/ SNKL

    4x100 @ 2:00 FR kick w/ BD
    8x50 @ 1:00 "Progressive Freestyle" w/ SNKL

    3x200 @ 3:40 50 BR/50 FR
    #1 - pull w/ SP + band
    #2 - pull w/ band
    #3 - swim

    4x50 @ :30 rest DIVE FAST 1/3/5/7 BR strokes + rest EZ
    100 EZ

    Total: 2500
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    Swim Workouts
  18. Saturday 6/8/19

    PM LCM w/ Trip + Marvin @ LRRC "Six on Five"

    400 swim every 4th 25 scull w/ SNKL
    300 pull w/ SP + SNKL
    200 kick 50 FR/50 BR w/ BD
    100 I.M. drill

    4x50 @ :50 D1-4
    8x25 V.S.
    4 @ :40 FR kick w/ BD
    4 @ :30 FR swim

    100 EZ

    6x @ 5:00
    100 DIVE FAST
    50 EZ

    6x100 @ 1:40 EZ

    Total: 3100

    Results:
    4/13/18 (SCY) - 57.0, 58.0, 57.8, 58.5, 58.7, 58.2 (Endurance brief)
    5/26/18 (LCM) - 1:04, 1:04, 1:04+, 1:06, 1:06, 1:07 (Endurance brief)
    6/23/18 (LCM) - 1:00, 1:00, 1:01-, 1:03-, 1:03, 1:03- (B70 Neuro Comp full body)
    11/3/18 (SCY) - 55.91, 56.17, 55.88, 56.62, 57.36, 57.11 (Nike brief)
    1/26/19 (SCY) - 55.87 (26.63/29.24), 55.44 (26.79/28.65), 55.43 (26.89/28.54), 56.49 (27.31/29.18), 57.24 (no splits), 56.81 (27.71/29.10) (Finis brief)
    3/2/19 (SCY) - 53:05 (25.55/27.50), 53:29 (25.97/27.32), 53.78 (26.39/27.39), 54.15 (26.40/27.75), 55:29 (27.00/28.29), 54.28 (26.21/28.07) (B70 Neuro Comp full body)
    6/8/19 (LCM) - 1:04.60* (31.00/33.60), 1:03.62 (30.80/32.82), 1:05.71 (31.65/34.06), 1:06.08 (32.33/33.75), 1:07.56 (32.48/35.08), 1:07.51 (32.60/34.91) (Finis Brief, *forgot to remove drag suit on #1)

    Trip's Results:
    11/3/18 (SCY) - 1:00.78, 1:00.06, 1:00.00, 1:00.11, 1:00.38, 1:00.18 (Endurance jammer)
    1/26/19 (SCY) - 1:00.59 (29.53/31.06), 1:00.41 (29.30/31.11), 1:00.28 (29.40/30.88), 1:00.34 (29.14/31.20), 59.97 (28.90/31.07), 1:00.82 (29.40/31.42) (Endurance jammer)
    3/2/19 (SCY) - 1:00.73 (29.42/31.31), 1:00.87 (29.62/31.25), 1:00.67 (29.34/31.33), 1:00.87 (29.38/31.49), 1:00.25 (29.08/31.17), 1:01.03 (29.46/31.57) (Endurance jammer)
    6/8/19 (LCM) - 1:08.94 (33.62/35.32), 1:09.92 (34.11/35.81), 1:09.62 (33.93/35.69), 1:10.04 (34.22/35.82), 1:10.19 (34.21/35.98), 1:09.32 (34.03/35.29) (Endurance Jammer)

    Marvin's Results (50s):
    6/8/19 (LCM) - 37.24, 37.50, 37.67, 37.55, 38.30, 37.86 (Tyr Jammer)

    Today's iteration of this set was very, very difficult. Without Doug "Chief Split-Getter" Martin, we had to take turns timing one another and stagger our swims. This meant that where we normally got 100-150 yards/meters of easy swimming between each fast 100, we barely had time for a 50. And then we had to stand around on the deck timing, while we marinated in our lactic acid. Doing this set LCM is already tough enough, but with the limited easy swimming, I personally felt this set like I never have before!
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  19. Friday 6/7/19

    PM LCM w/ Trip @ LRRC "Recovery"

    700 swim every 4th 25 FR kick H.A.S. w/ SNKL

    12x150 @ 2:10 w/ fins + SNKL
    odd: 50 FR kick H.A.S./50 swim/50 FR kick H.A.S.
    even: 50 swim/50 FR kick H.A.S./50 swim

    100 EZ
    3x100 @ 1:40 RACE TRIP!
    100 EZ

    Total: 3000
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  20. Thursday 6/6/19

    PM LCM w/ Trip @ LRRC
    PM Weights @ LRRC

    Swim:

    700 swim every 4th 25 scull w/ SNKL

    10x200 @ 2:50
    4 - pull w/ SP + SNKL
    3 - swim w/ 12.5 UW kick off all walls (these wrecked me going on a 2:50 send off)
    3 - swim D1-3 (2:42, 2:33, 2:26)

    100 EZ
    3x100 @ 1:40 FAST (1:09-, 1:09-, 1:08+)
    100 EZ

    Total: 3200

    Weights:

    3x10 DB shoulder press (10/20#)
    3x10 DB S-arm bicep curl (10/20#)
    3x10 DB tricep extension (10/20#)
    3x10 DB S-arm row (10/20#)
    3x10 DB bench press (10/20#)
    3x15 hip adductor (70#)

    3x15 hip abductor (70#)

    Bit of a reversal today. Trip wanted to swim at noon to avoid the nasty weather moving into Little Rock this afternoon, and there wasn't enough time for me to lift before the swim.
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