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Ande's Swimming Blog

Ande's Swimming Blog blogged by Ande Rasmussen who swims with Longhorn Aquatics Masters in Austin, Texas.
started March 2005 on the USMS Discussion Forums at:
http://www.usms.org/forums/showthread.php?t=4298 & kept blogging there till September 2008.


Ande was coached by

Paul Bergen on Longhorn Aquatics from 1979 to 1982

Eddie Reese on the University of Texas Mens Team from 1981 to 1986

Ande is currently coached by Whitney Hedgepeth on Longhorn Aquatics Masters
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  1. FAST Fri Jan 31st 2014 SCY

    by , January 31st, 2014 at 10:34 AM (Ande's Swimming Blog)
    FAST Fri Jan 31st 2014 SCY

    Lifted yesterday , felt weak, hadn't lifted in a while & need to become more consistent


    Whitney Coached
    6:00 to 7:30 dove in at 6:00
    swam with Jim, Julie, Mike, & Todd
    Beside AlleyCat, Larry & Gull


    Warm up
    8 rounds of 100 on 1:30, 25 no or 1 breath on 30, 25 6 strokes fast on 30

    Main Set

    5 x 100 FR best ave on 2:00, dove em and held 58's
    4 x 50 k fast on 1:15, flutter with a board, held 34's
    50 FL fast, in heats from the blocks, went 25
    100 easy

    5 x 100 FR best ave on 2:00, push, and held 59's & 60's
    4 x 50 k fast on 1:15, flutter with a board, held 34's
    100 BR fast, in heats from the blocks, went 67
    100 easy

    5 x 100 BR/FR best ave on 2:00, push, and held 67s
    4 x 50 k fast on 1:15, FL no board, held 34's
    200 IM fast, in heats from the blocks, went 2:05 or 6
    100 easy

    Next Meet:


    Mar 28 - 30, 2014
    2014 SCY South Central Zone Championships
    CISD Natatorium


    May 1 - 4, 2014
    2014 Nationwide U.S. Masters Swimming Spring National Championship
    The George Haines International Swim Center
    Santa Clara, California


    August 13 - 17, 2014
    2014 Marriott U.S. Masters Swimming Summer National Championship
    University of Maryland Eppley Recreation Center Natatorium
    College Park, Maryland

    Updated February 10th, 2014 at 12:38 PM by ande

    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  2. Thu Jan 16th, 2014 LCM

    by , January 16th, 2014 at 10:45 AM (Ande's Swimming Blog)
    Thu Jan 16th, 2014 LCM

    Pool is set up for the 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Austin that takes place Fri Jan. 17 - Sun Jan 19th.

    Lifted yesterday Tue


    Whitney Coached
    6:30 to 8:00 dove in at 6:38
    swam with AlleyCat, Jim, Chris, Paul, Ned & Jeff
    Beside Larry & Gull


    Warm up
    assigned: 10 min swim
    did: 2 & went 150

    Main Set

    everything was on a 1:25 base NO breaks
    3 x 800 on 11:20 desc right into
    3 x 400 on 5:40 desc right into
    3 x 200 on 2:50 desc right into
    3 x 100 on 1:25
    started out 4th behind jim, chris & alley cat
    think I went
    around 10:20 for my 3rd 800,
    5:04 on the 3rd 400,
    2:30 on 3rd 200 &
    1:08 on last 100
    swam them free and backstroke

    200 warm down


    Next Meet:
    not sure
    probably zones, maybe Nats
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  3. FAST Fri Jan 3rd, 2014 SCY

    by , January 3rd, 2014 at 10:34 AM (Ande's Swimming Blog)
    FAST Fri Jan 3rd, 2014 SCY

    Lifted yesterday, Wed, & Tue
    Swam Sat with Longhorn,
    missed Sun - Wed, was in New Orleans for New Years & ate way too much
    Missed the Jan 1st 2 hr work out, which was 14 x 500

    Whitney Coached
    5:30 to 7:00 dove in at 5:35
    swam with AlleyCat & Todd, miler was there but swam several lanes over


    Warm up
    assigned 2 rounds of
    200, 8 x 25, 200
    went around 6 or 700

    Main Set

    10 x 50 on 1:15
    odds fast, went 27 fr, 32's on Br
    evens easy

    10 x 100 kick
    odds fast did fly & BR, went 1:08's fl, 1:20 no board br from a push & 1:15 from a dive
    evens easy

    10 x 200
    odds fast
    evens easy
    went 2:08 on 1, 2:03 on 2, 2:16 on 3 IM, skipped 4,
    #5 kick no board fly from a dive went 2:15

    swam around 300 easy


    Next Meet:
    not sure
    probably zones, maybe Nats