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  1. __steve__'s Avatar
    Thank you Kenny,

    I never lost much general conditioning. Maintained performing lactate production sets on the crossfit type of bikes (assault, rouge). Even though my pool time was spotty, sometimes over a month, when I did go I would typically do 200 IM kicks. This meet is experimental proof for importance of kicking (at least for me).

    Another odd result I found, is from all 8 free turns I accomplished at the meet, every single one was good. It was a hit and miss before.

    Good luck reaching your sub-minute 100fr. That is a good goal!
  2. Kenny100's Avatar
    I'd say those times are really good, especially for the amount of swimming you've been able to accomplish. I'm still working on getting my 100 yd freestyle close to 1 minute!
  3. __steve__'s Avatar
    Been doing 3 different types on the mill, not sure which (or if all) are responsible but I am definitely experiencing marked progression with these workouts, as well as in the pool kicking workouts. Aerobic system is being worked too since Im seeing a 110-130 bpm recovery during the rest intervals and Im pushing to 180 during the work.
  4. flystorms's Avatar
    Wine yoga! Love it!
  5. pwb's Avatar
    I like your walk/run approach on the treadmill. I adopted that approach when I started to incorporate 2-3 runs per week as an aerobic-building and weight-control part of my training. It's really helped me, along with slow incremental volume, to gradually increase distance and speed without hurting my aging knees.
  6. __steve__'s Avatar
    It is solo yogo that works balancing systems a little more, maybe
  7. pwb's Avatar
    What, pray tell, is "wine yoga?" Is that where every time someone says "namaste" or "om," you have to chug?
  8. __steve__'s Avatar
    They are fun at times.
  9. JPEnge's Avatar
    Nice box jump there! Love me some leaping.
  10. __steve__'s Avatar
    I believe those might actually be helping with kicking
  11. flystorms's Avatar
    Haven't done dreadmill intervals in a long time. They're fun, but this one looks ike a butt kicker.
  12. __steve__'s Avatar
    True that.
    Weve all seen videos of treadmill fails, but mostly of victims much younger. Theres nothing funny about people our age crashing
  13. Sojerz's Avatar
    I don't think I've ever taken a Tmill over 7 mph or so (my speed and balance just aren't that good anymore in my 60s). So I saved hard running for outside on the track. Be careful, cause a stumble at that speed could really hurt on a tmill.
  14. __steve__'s Avatar
    Goal achieved in December 2016 - scored a 100% on USAF fitness test.

    waist: 30.5" (20 pts)
    1 min pushups: 50 (10 pts)
    1 min situps: 50 (10 pts)
    1.5 mile run: 10:32 (60 pts)
    Updated June 29th, 2017 at 05:48 PM by __steve__
  15. __steve__'s Avatar
    haha there were 50's too.
    Not sure they worked anything, I'm not sore. Felt more like heavy manual labor lol
  16. The Fortress's Avatar
    45 lb med ball?!?! That would break my shoulder, I'm sure.
  17. __steve__'s Avatar
    C17 CAFB

    Thanks fly-storms
    It was just one of those day's that seems like it must happen, in order to make all the other days feel quite reasonable lol
  18. flystorms's Avatar
    Steve, where do you work and what type a/c are you working on? Yeah, that sounds like a great day, LOL! Sorry!
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  20. flystorms's Avatar
    Wow, I'm envious of the midnight swim. Sounds delightful.

    So you're in the Air Force?
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