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I swim, therefore I am

Frank D Totten

Swimming is an activity I just like to do. Participation and competition in organized events are good and so is the exercise. But most of all, moving through the water is what I like the best. After years of stroke skills development I am always striving to improve.

I swim at Fort Myers Aquatic Center, FMAC, Florida Gulf Coast University, (FGCU) Aquatic Center mostly on my own with guidance from Coach Chuck Slaght. When rare occasional circumstances require being close to home, I swim at the Catalina lsle Community HOA Pool. More about me...

  1. Tuesday, November 6, 2012

    by , November 6th, 2012 at 04:24 PM (I swim, therefore I am)
    SCY @FGCU Aquatic Center
    Air temp of 68, pool at 78, 100% water clarity.
    Cloudy gray skies with humidity at 65%

    Focus - IM, Pace

    1x1200 RIMO

    *Set 1*
    4(8x50 on 1:00) as 50K,50S; IMO by round
    1. Fly: 50K @50, 50S @37
    2. BK: 50K @52, 50S @38
    3. BR: 50K @53, 50S @43
    4. FR: 50K @51, 50s @32

    *Set 2*
    1x1200 Pull wPaddles/tube as:
    3x400 desc on 5:00
    1. 4:50
    2. 4:46
    3. 4:41

    1x200 BR Kick w board

    *Set 3*
    4(8x50 on :50) as 50K/fins,50S/fins; IMO by round
    Fins - Sporti Training
    1. Fly: 50K @37, 50S @33
    2. BK: 50K @36, 50S @34
    3. BR: 50K @37, 50S @38
    4. FR: 50K @38, 50s @27

    Warm down: 200 EZ

    • Set 1 - Swam all strokes smooth building each 50.
    • Set 2 - Some old fashioned pulling, and it certainly gave my shoulders a workout.
    • Set 3 - This how I would like to swim without the fins! But swimming with fins does make it fun.

    Updated November 20th, 2012 at 08:49 PM by fdtotten

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