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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. Friday, November 9, 2012

    by , November 9th, 2012 at 03:31 PM (I swim, therefore I am)
    SCY@FGCU Aquatic Center
    Air temp of 60, pool at 79, 100% water clarity.
    Sunny skies with humidity at 50%

    Focus - Freestyle, Pace

    Warm up:
    200 EZ Free

    *Set 1*
    1x1200 FR, build as 3x400
    10x50 frK on 1:00

    *Set 2*
    12 (100 as 50 FR strong, 50 Bk smooth) on 2:00
    • 50s FR did 30-29


    *Set 3*
    1x1200 FR Pull w/paddles, bouy, tube
    Build as 3x400

    *Set 4*
    1x1600 IM, 400 each stroke
    do as 50K/fins, 25S/fins

    Warm down: 200 EZ DPS FR

    Comments:

    • Warmup - I came into the workout with tired legs and arms, but I am making progress with the dryland program and my second week of doing higher intensity swimming with intervals.
    • Set 1 - The 50 frK were :47-46, because I took extra :30 after #4&7.
    • Set 2 - Wanted to continue doing 30/29 50 pace with controlled stroke.
    • Set 3 - Started out slow, being tired from the 50s, and built to better pace to do about 4:40 last 400.
    • Set 4 - Coach said backstroke looked good today, I was trying to stay away from the lane lines as the sun was really bright.
    • Warmdown - A good effort, I was glad to be done.

    Updated November 20th, 2012 at 08:50 PM by fdtotten

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