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  1. Totally stuffed up but when I swim I CAN BREATH!

    by , March 5th, 2015 at 08:31 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    My head clears up in the pool but the lungs take a little longer, usually about a half hour to adjust.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    5x100@2:00 free w/snorkel
    500 back kick w/zoomers
    5x100@1:30 free w/paddles & bouy holding 1:25's
    3x100@:10 RI free EZ
    200 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3000 yards
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  2. Head colds...I hate them

    by , March 4th, 2015 at 08:19 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    So hard to breath today. I had resigned myself to an easy workout but it wasn't to be.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers

    3x thru
    5x100@1:30 free w/paddles & bouy
    200 back EZ
    Round 1 went 1:28, 1:25, 1:25, 1:25, 1:26
    Round 2 went 1:23, 1:22, 1:23, 1:22, 1:21
    Round 3 went 1:20, 1:20, 1:20, 1:20, 1:20

    200 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3300 yards
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  3. Another day of Sleep Swimming

    by , March 3rd, 2015 at 08:32 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    I just couldn't wake up this morning so I did sleep swimming for most of practice. Even the 400 IM's.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    2x400@9:00 IM in 7:22 and 7:03
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    3x200@3:15 free w/paddles, bouy & snorkel holding 3:00
    100 free EZ

    Total 3000 yards
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  4. Distance work today

    by , March 2nd, 2015 at 08:24 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    This was a good one, thank goodness for my Garmin counting for me.

    500 free

    4xrest 1:30 between each set
    5x100@1:30 free w/paddles & bouy Round1 held 1:29, Round 2 held 1:27, Round 3 held 1:25, Round 4 heald 1:23

    500 free kick w/zoomers moderate
    500 free EZ

    Total 3500 yards
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  5. This was a tough one and I didn't bring up the rear

    by , February 27th, 2015 at 08:29 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Swam mid pack with 2 guys behind me today that meant I pushed the entire time and swam with paddles & bouy the entire time. Yes I was the only female in the lane today.

    Paddles & bouy for everything
    400 free
    300 free
    3x100@1:45 free
    300 free
    200 free
    4x50@1:00 free

    4x100 free descending interval 1:50, 1:45, 1:40, 1:35
    200 free EZ
    3x100 free descending interval 1:50, 1:45, 1:40
    200 free EZ
    2x100 free descending interval 1:50, 1:45
    200 free EZ
    100 free fast
    200 free EZ
    200 slow no paddles & bouy

    Total 3700 meters
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  6. An easy day in preparation for tomorrows Long Course

    by , February 26th, 2015 at 08:55 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Since I will be in with the fast crowd today I decided to do some easy butterfly.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    200 fly scull drill w/snorkel & zoomers
    200 torque drill w/snorkle & paddles
    200 1 arm fly w/zoomers
    200 streamline fly kick on back w/zoomers
    200 fly in 3:31
    500 free

    Total 2500 yards
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  7. So much for an easy day

    by , February 24th, 2015 at 08:31 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Was asleep for the warmup. The guard laughed when I asked if I could use his rescue tube as my pillow.

    I desided to work on Backstoke and it turned into a good effort.

    500 free
    500 free kick
    5x100@2:00 back w/paddles & bouy held 1:45's
    5x100@2:00 free w/snorkel focus on pull and 6 beat kick
    5x100@2:00 back kick w/zoomers this made my thighs burn in a good way

    Total 2500 yards
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  8. Great meet this weekend

    by , February 23rd, 2015 at 08:32 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    It is always fun to go to the South Carolina State Championships in North Myrtle Beach. Diane always does a great job putting this meet together. They provide hospitality for the Swimmers all day Saturday and Sunday, and a fun social at Wild Wing Cafe.

    Event though I only had 3 good swims the 1650 Free, 50 Fly and 200 Fly, it was great having 5 other Georgia swimmers join me this time.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    2x250@4:00 free w/paddles and bouy
    10x100@1:45 free w/paddles and bouy 1-4 in 1:25 5-10 in 1:23's
    500 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3000 yards
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  9. A little teaching today

    by , February 19th, 2015 at 08:21 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Mickey was not used to doing starts so I worked with him on starts and turns today for about 20 minutes.

    500 free
    start and turn work rough 200 yards of swimming

    10x100@1:45 free w/paddles & bouy went 1:19, 1:18, 1:18, 1:18, 1:18, 1:18, 1:17, 1:17, 1:17, 1:17

    500 free kick w/zoomers
    200 free EZ

    total 2400 yards
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  10. Feeling a little more motivated today

    by , February 18th, 2015 at 08:22 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    I didn't start out that way but my last main set really boosted my confidence back up.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers

    4x200 #1 fly, #2 back, #3 free, #4 breast as 50 rt arm/50 lt arm/50 kick/50 swim w/zoomers, breast as 100 pull/50 kick/50 swim no fins

    200 free w/snorkel & paddles

    5x100@1:30 free w/paddles & bouy went 1:23, 1:20, 1:20, 1:20, 1:20

    500 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3000 yards
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  11. Feeling tired and lazy, hope I can get motivated at the meet

    by , February 17th, 2015 at 08:20 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Just not that excited about the meet. I guess I have already gone into training for the Waikiki Rough Water swim and not that into doing other things right now.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    400 IM in 6:49
    300 free w/snorkel, paddles & bouy
    200 IM in 3:18
    100 kick alt 25 free/25 breast
    5x100@1:45 free w/paddles & bouy went 1:23, 1:23, 1:23, 1:22, 1:21
    4x50 from block 15 meter sprints
    300 free w/snorkel

    Total 3000 yards
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  12. Tired again but it is the last day of the mini fast

    by , February 12th, 2015 at 08:13 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Felling tired and it showed in my swimming.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    1650 free for time 25:27
    550 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3200 yards
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  13. Just not energetic but then this is day 6 of the mini fast

    by , February 11th, 2015 at 08:27 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Not feeling like I am all there today. Struggled thru my test set.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers

    10x100 free w/paddles & bouy
    #1-4@1:30 went 1:25, 1:24, 1:23, 1:22
    #5-7@1:25 held 1:20
    #8-10@1:20 went 1:19, 1:22, 1:22 just couldn't do it

    2 times thru on a :30 per 25 base super 500 free
    25,75,50,25,50,25,50,75,25,50,25,25

    300 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3300 yards
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  14. Dragging myself in today

    by , February 10th, 2015 at 08:19 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Just a hard day to get up and stay up.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    2x400@9:00 IM #1 in 7:07 #2 in 6:52
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    4x50 from block trying out the new block attachment

    Total 2500 yards
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  15. Day 4 of my mini fast

    by , February 9th, 2015 at 08:40 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    The next few day will be survive the workouts, no speed needed. I have lost 5 pounds and got my morning blood glucose back down to below 100. I now have to really lose this weight. Goal is 170 which I have not been at since 2008 when I was swimming doubles with the kids.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    10x100@1:30 free w/paddles & bouy holding 1:25's comforably
    8x25@:05 RI 1 arm fly w/zoomers
    8x25@:05 RI streamlin dolphin kick w/zoomers
    200 torque drill w/paddles & bouy
    200 free w/snorkel maintain 6 beat kick
    200 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3000 yards
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  16. Tough friday beginning with a mini fast

    by , February 6th, 2015 at 08:33 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Needing to lose weight again and get my blood sugar back under control. I hate this battle.

    Swam in with the fast group on an empty stomach which is normal for a friday. Won't be able to eat until noon only coffee this morning.

    400 free
    3x100@1:45 free
    4x50@1:00 free

    2 rounds w/paddles & bouy
    200 free
    3x100@1:40 free
    4x50@1:00 free

    300 free
    6x100@1:45 free
    200 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3400 meters
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  17. A good day in the pool

    by , February 5th, 2015 at 08:13 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Had a decent workout today, but kept it light because tomorrow I am in with the fast crowd.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    800 IM as fly drill/back pull/breast kick/free swim
    2x100@2:00 IM
    5x100@2:00 free w/snorkel focus on 6 beat kick
    500 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3000 yards
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  18. Laying on the backstroke today

    by , February 4th, 2015 at 08:18 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Felt like working on backstroke. For some reason when I do backstroke kicking I really engage my legs better than with any other stroke.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers

    10x50@1:00 back holding 48
    600 back kick w/zoomers alternate by 100's streamline, fashion model, arms perpendicular

    8x25@:40 free w/paddles hold with finger tips don't wear them
    200 free w/snorkle maintain 6 beat kick

    Total 2500 Yards
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  19. Butterfly work

    by , February 3rd, 2015 at 08:22 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Needed a back loosening day so butterfly to the rescue.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers

    8x25@:45 torque drill w/paddles & bouy
    8x25@:45 underwater fly kick w/zoomers & board this is a real challenge when you float well
    200 1 arm fly alternate by 50's
    200 fly kick w/zoomers streamline on back
    200 fly for time 3:27

    300 free kick w/zoomers
    300 free w/paddles & bouy

    Total 2600 yards
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  20. Bug spray on deck...I can't breath

    by , February 2nd, 2015 at 08:28 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Someone must have had a birthday party at the pool because the deck was covered with ants. The spray just made it that much harder to breath.

    500 Free
    500 free kick w/zoomer
    10x50@1:00 free holding 42
    5x100@1:30 free w/paddles & bouy holding 1:23
    500 free kick w/zoomer
    100 1 arm fly

    Total 2600 yards
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