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Calvin S

  1. Thursday 4/26/12

    Thursday 4/26

    USMS Nationals SCY

    600 (200 swim/100 side kick)
    300 (25 kick/25 drill/25 swim)

    2x
    3x100 @ 1:15 D1-3 (Rd 1), @ 1:20 red HR (Rd 2)
    4x50 @ 1:00 VS

    200 EZ

    1000 free (10:30.43, HR was 26/10)

    500 EZ

    Total: 3600

    Comments: A little slower than I wanted to go, but my heart rate was a little low at the end. However, the low red HR (26/10) and averaging 1:03s matches what I have being doing in practice during our Xx200/300/400s set so at least I was consistent.
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  2. Wednesday 4/25/12

    Wednesday 4/25

    PM only SCY

    Dropped in on my alma mater Davidson College when I flew into Charlotte. This was the college workout for the day.

    400 swim
    300 pull
    200 kick

    4x
    5x100
    4 @ 1:20 IM aerobic
    1 @ 2:00 EZ
    4x50 @ 1:15 fast (one round each stroke)

    5x
    75 @ 1:30 kick aerobic
    25 @ ~1:00 fast kick under H2O from a dive

    200 EZ

    Total: 4400
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  3. Tuesday 4/24/12

    Tuesday 4/24

    PM only SCY + Crossfit

    Crossfit:

    2x
    10 box jumps
    2:00 jump rope
    15 streamline squat jumps
    2:00 jump rope
    30 hip raises
    2:00 double unders

    Swim:

    400 build each 100

    5x400
    2 @ 5:00 D1-2 (4:31, 4:25)
    3 @ 4:40 hold low red HR (4:18, 4:18, 4:16, 26/10)

    6x50 @ 1:00 (2 each stroke IM order)
    Odd: drill/build
    Even: build

    3x100 @ 1:30 A.R.

    Total: 3000
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  4. Monday 4/23/12

    Monday 4/23

    PM only SCY

    600 (200 swim/100 side kick)
    400 IM (kick/swim/drill/swim)
    8x75
    4 @ 1:10 (50 fingertip drag+zipper/25 build)
    2 @ 1:00 D1-2
    2 @ 1:00 D1-2

    6x400
    3 @ 5:00 D1-3 (4:26, 4:21, 4:18)
    3 @ 4:40 hold low red HR (4:21, 4:20, 4:18, 26/10)

    2x200 @ 3:00 (50 side kick/50 swim/50 drill/50 swim)

    3x300 @ 4:00
    #1- 200 dps/100 fast (3:18)
    #2- 100 dps/200 fast (3:11)
    #3- 300 fast (3:00)
    3x100 @ 1:30 perfect stroke (1:07s)
    6x50 fast free kick w/ board (:40s)

    300 EZ

    Total: 6200
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  5. Saturday 4/21/12

    Saturday 4/21

    PM only SCY

    400 (100 swim/20 IM k/dr/100 swim)
    8x50
    4 @ :40 D1-4
    4 @ :45 Build

    2x (:10 rest except where noted)
    400 pull w/ buoy and paddles
    300 kick w/ board
    200 IM drill/swim
    4x50 @ 1:00 V.S. (Rd1 BR, Rd2 FL)

    100 EZ

    8x25 @ :30 w/ fins
    4 shooters
    4 breaststroke (odd w/ fly kick long strokes, even w/ free kick fast turnover)

    100 EZ

    Total: 3400
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  6. Thursday 4/19/12

    Thursday 4/19

    PM only SCY + Crossfit

    500 (100 FR/300 IM K/DR/SW/100 FR)
    4X100 @ :10 rest SKIDS

    5x200
    2 @ 2:30 D1-2
    3 @ 2:20 hold red HR (2:07, 2:07, 2:05, 26/10)
    100 EZ

    6x100
    3 @ 1:15 D1-3
    3 @ 1:20 hold goal 1000 pace (9:59) (1:00, 1:00, :59)
    100 EZ

    4x25 @ :30 shooters w/ fins
    50 EZ
    4x25 @ :30 V.S. BR
    50 EZ

    100 EZ

    Total: 3100

    Crossfit:

    4x
    200 M row
    Swiss ball plank
    pistols
    pull-ups

    (We were split into groups of 4, with each group having one person on each exercise. The person doing the rowing determined how long the other three people did their exercises. The faster your group mates rowed, the less time you spent doing the other exercises. We rotated every 200 M)
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  7. Wednesday 4/18/12

    Wednesday 4/18

    AM/PM (started at 11:00 AM, finished at 12:15 PM) only SCY

    600 (200 FR/100 BR kick)
    5x100 @ 2:00 SKIDS (skull/kick/drill/swim by 25)

    6x100
    3 @ 1:15 D1-3
    3 @ 1:10 hold low red HR (1:00s, 25/10)

    12x50
    2 @ 1:00 FR kick
    2 @ :50 pull w/ buoy (focus on stroke count)
    2 @ :40 4/6/2 turns and D1-2 by effort AND stroke count

    12x25 @ :30 w/ fins (4 FL, 4 BR, 4 FR)
    #1 - shooter
    #2 - 12.5 shooter, fast break out, 12.5 cruise
    #3 - 12.5 strong under H2O kick, fast break out, 12.5 fast swim
    #4 - EZ

    12x25 @ :30 V.S. (4 FR, 4 BR, 4 FL)

    100 EZ

    Total: 3000

    Updated April 18th, 2012 at 06:28 PM by Calvin S

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  8. Monday 4/16/12

    Monday 4/16

    PM only SCY (pseudo-taper)

    600 (200 swim/100 side kick)
    8x50
    2 @ 1:00 25 surf kick/25 drill
    4 @ 1:00 D1-4
    2 @ 1:00 25 surf kick/25 drill

    6x300
    3 @ 3:45 D1-3 (3:28, 3:19, 3:13)
    3 @ 3:30 hold low red HR (3:11, 3:12, 3:10, 27/10)
    4x50 @ :35, :40, :45, :50 active recovery

    8x25 @ :30 V.S. (4 fly, 4 breast)

    600 (200 kick, 200 drill, 200 swim, alternating 100 breast/100free)
    400 w/ buoy (100 pull/50 skull)
    5x100 @ 1:40 (IM, odd drill, even swim)
    100 EZ

    8x50 @ goal 200 pace (fly, 1:59)
    4 @ 1:15 (:28, :28, :29, :28)
    2 @ 1:00 (:28, :29)
    2 @ :50 (:29, :29)

    100 EZ

    Total: 5300
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  9. Friday 4/13/12

    Friday 4/13

    PM only SCY (Friday Fly Day)

    600 (200 swim/100 fly kick on side)
    12x50 @ 1:00
    #1- fly kick
    #2- fly drill
    #3- free swim build to fast

    9x200
    3 @ 2:30 D1-3
    2 @ 2:25 D1-2
    4 @ 2:20 hold low red HR (2:05, 2:06, 2:06, 2:04, 25/10)

    13x100
    3 @ 1:45 (50 fly kick/50 fly drill)
    3 @ 1:15 STRONG free (:59, 1:00, :59)
    3 @ 1:45 (50 fly kick, 50 fly swim fast)
    4 @ 1:15 STRONG free (1:00, 1:01, 1:00, :59)

    100 EZ

    12x75 @ 1:30
    #1- 25 FAST fly/50 smooth free
    #2- 50 FAST fly/25 smooth free
    #3- 75 smooth free
    #4- 75 FAST fly (:42, :42, :43)

    100 EZ

    Total: 5400
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  10. Thursday 4/12/12

    Thursday 4/12

    PM only SCY + Crossfit

    Crossfit:

    4x ( :50 on, :10 rest/switch)
    split lunge
    row (on the erging machine)

    2:00 rest

    3x ( :50 on, :10 rest/switch)
    med ball slams (14 lbs)
    bear crawl (25 yds forwards, 25 yards backwards)

    Swim:

    500 swim
    8x100
    4 @ 1:20 D1-4
    4 @ 1:30 50 kick/50 build

    9x200
    3 @ 2:30 D1-3
    2 @ 2:25 D1-2
    4 @ 2:20 hold low red HR (2:07, 25/10)

    3x300 @ 3:45 D1-3 (3:09, 3:04, 2:55)
    2x200 @ 2:45 backstroke (50 R arm, 50 L arm, 100 swim)

    with fins:
    4x100 @ 1:45 (25 fast fly kick under H2O, 50 fast fly kick on back, 25 fast fly swim)

    200 EZ

    Total: 5000
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  11. Wednesday 4/11/12

    Wednesday 4/11

    PM only SCY

    600 swim
    2x
    4x75 @ 1:10 D1-4
    4X50 @ 1:00 V.S.

    9X200
    3 @ 2:30 D1-3
    2 @ 2:25 D1-2
    4 @ 2:20 hold low red HR (2:07s, 26/10)

    2x
    4x25 @ :30 15 meter sprint
    4x50 @ 1:00 build
    2x100 @ 1:30 DPS

    5x(100+50) @ 2:30
    100 - push sprint (55.9, 56.0, 56.1, 56.1, 55.8)
    50 - EZ

    150 EZ

    Total: 5300
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    Swim Workouts
  12. Tuesday 4/10/12

    Tuesday 4/10

    PM only SCY + Crossfit

    Crossfit:

    AMRAP 10:00

    10 x toes to bar
    10 x squat jump to streamline
    20 x bumper plate ground to overhead (45 lbs)

    2:00 rest

    3:00 Turkish get-ups (5 lbs)

    Swim:

    600 (200 swim/100 kick on side)
    9x200
    3 @ 2:30 D1-3
    2 @ 2:25 D1-2
    4 @ 2:20 Hold low red HR

    Breaststroke work:

    6x25 @ :35 rocket man drill
    4x100 @ 2:00 50 closed fist/50 open fist w/ buoy
    6x25 @ :35 rocket man drill
    4x100 @ 1:45 50 closed fist/50 open fist swim

    200 EZ

    Total: 3700
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  13. Friday 4/6/12

    Friday 4/6 (Friday Fly Day)

    AM only SCY

    Another day without a workout on Thursday, life has just kept me busy this week.

    600 100FR/100K FL on side
    400 pull buoy only
    8x50 @ 1:00 K/Dr 2 each stroke IM order
    4x100 @ 1:30 IM (O: Drill, E: Swim)

    10x100
    2 @ 1:20 D1-2
    2 @ 1:15 D1-2
    6 @ 1:10 red HR (mix of 1:01s and 1:02s, 26/10)

    2x300 @ 4:10 IM (1: Dr/Sw/Bld, 2: Swim)
    8x25 @ :30 Fly (1 AE/3 Fast)
    3x200 @ 3:00 IM D1-3 (2:38, 2:29, 2:15)
    6x50 @ 1:00 Fly (1 AE/2 Fast)
    4x100 @ 1:30 IM D1-2, D3-4
    1:00
    4x75 @ 1:30 Fly w/ fins FAST (:38, :39, :39, :37)

    200 EZ

    Total: 5400
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  14. Wednesday 4/4/12

    Wednesday 4/4

    AM only SCY

    I took Tuesday off to completely recover from the weekend. It definitely helped today!

    600 swim (100FR/100BK)
    400 pull
    10x100
    2 @ 1:20 D1-2
    2 @ 1:15 D1-2
    6 @ 1:10 hold low red HR (1:01s, 25/10) <-- HR dropped, so we have progress!

    2x (RD1: FR swim, RD2: kick w/ fins), (swim times in parentheses)
    300 @ 3:45/4:10 red HR (3:09)
    3x100 @ 1:45 kick
    2x200 @ 2:30/2:40 D1-2 (2:17, 2:02)
    4x50 @ :50 kick
    3x100 @ 1:15/1:20 STRONG (1:00, :59, :58)
    4X25 @ :25 kick

    200 EZ

    Total: 5400
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    Swim Workouts
  15. Monday 4/2/12

    Monday 4/2

    PM only SCY

    600 4/6/2 turns
    8x50 @ 1:00 fly kick on side V.S. in sets of 4

    16x100
    4 @ 1:20 D1-4
    4 @ 1:15 D1-4
    8 @ 1:10 hold low red HR (1:04s and 26/10)

    3x100 @ 1:30 Active Recovery
    2x50 @ 1:00 AR

    Total: 3000

    Thoughts:
    I had a rough weekend. Played in a water polo match Saturday morning and then came home to a wife who wanted a running partner, so I did a 5 mile run (left her behind and held a 7:30 mile pace). Sunday I had 2 soccer games, the second one being 7v7 small field, and my team only had 6! Managed to dig our way out of a 2 goal deficit to win undermanned, but it took everything out of me. Consequently, after the 16x100 today (which felt awful), I was toast and called it a day. Hoping to be fully recovered tomorrow!
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  16. Friday 3/30/12

    Friday 3/30

    AM + PM SCY

    AM swim:

    500 swim
    16x50
    8 @ 1:00 D1-4, 5-8 FR kick w/ board
    8 @ :40 Aerobic FR swim

    10x100
    2 @ 1:20 D1-2
    2 @ 1:15 D1-2
    6 @ 1:10 hold lower RED HR (held 1:03s @ 26/10)

    2x
    2x300 @ 4:15 D1-2 BK w/ 5 fly kicks off all walls
    5x100 @ RD1: 1:15, RD2: 1:10, FR swim, 2 DPS, 3 strong effort (upper RED HR if possible)

    200 EZ

    Total: 4700


    PM swim:


    500 swim


    Water polo!


    Total: 500+ however much I swam in the game, which was a lot.
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  17. Thursday 3/29/12

    Thursday 3/29

    Crossfit only*

    20:00 AMRAP

    5 x pull-ups
    10 x squat jumps (was push-ups as written, but I try to cut back on excessive numbers of push-ups to protect my shoulders)
    15 x air squats

    Results: 15 rounds complete

    * After my almost 11000 yards of swimming on Wednesday, I decided to give the shoulders a rest today and just focus on Crossfit.
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  18. Wednesday 3/28/12

    Wednesday 3/28

    AM and PM SCY

    AM swim:

    500 swim
    8x50 @ 1:00 kick on side O: free, E: fly
    8x50 @ :40 aerobic free/long walls

    10x100 (same concept as the 16x100 on 3/27)
    2 @ 1:20
    2 @ 1:15
    6 @ 1:10 (held 1:03s with 26/10 heart rate)

    2x
    400 pull @ 5:15
    4x150 swim @ Rd1: 2:00 (FR), Rd: 2:15 (BK)
    8x25 kick @ :30 Rd1: fly on back, Rd2: free w/ board

    300 EZ

    Total: 5000

    PM swim:

    700 swim (75 swim/25 fly kick on back)
    16x50
    4 @ 1:00 FR kick w/ board
    4 @ :50 DPS

    16x100 swim
    4 @ 1:20 D1-4
    4 @ 1:15 D1-4
    8 @ 1:10 hold low RED heart rate (held 1:01s w/ 26/10 HR count)

    6x400 (D1-3 on #2, 4, 6)
    #1 @ 5:30 50 head up FR/50 DPS
    #2 @ 4:40 (4:27)
    #3 @ 5:20 25 skull/25 BnA/50 DPS
    #4 @ 4:40 (4:20) <-- this one should have been faster!
    #5 @ 5:20 50 fingertip drag/50 DPS
    #6 @ 4:40 (4:07)

    100 EZ

    Total: 5600


    Comments: Now that the club team is back from spring break I have been training with them. We keep repeating that Xx100s set until everyone can do it easily without issue (there are some people who struggle because they fell out of shape over break). I don't mind the repetition because its a good set for setting up my FR stroke for later in the practice.

    Updated April 4th, 2012 at 03:26 PM by Calvin S

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  19. Tuesday 3/27/12

    Tuesday 3/27

    PM only SCY + Crossfit

    Crossfit:

    400M sprint
    3x
    5x deadlift w/ kettlebell
    10x squat jump
    5x handstand pushup
    400M sprint
    2x (above)
    400M sprint
    200 jump rope AFAP

    Swim:
    400 swim
    4x50 @ 1:00 D1-4

    16x100
    4 @ 1:20 D1-4
    4 @ 1:15 D1-4
    8 @ 1:10 hold lower red heartrate (was 26 beats/10 second count and held 1:02s)

    100 EZ

    Total: 2300
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  20. Monday 3/26/12

    Monday 3/26

    PM only LCM (with Dallas Area Masters)

    Was in Dallas overnight on business and the coach of DAMM, Bobby Patten, was nice enough to let me drop in at the SMU pool for a workout.

    700 (200sw,100skull/kick,300 reverse IM k/dr/sw)

    6x100 @ 2:00 kick w/ board (did 2FR, 1NonFR)

    3x
    2x200 pull @ 2:45
    6x50 25 fly fast/25 EZ @ :55

    3x100 @ :10 rest, warm down

    Total: 3700

    Updated March 28th, 2012 at 08:34 AM by Calvin S

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