View RSS Feed

Mixing it up this year

I really like my toys and will continue to use them. The mix will be both distance and sprints. My focus for this year is to maintain my 200 fly time.

  1. Lack of sleep is not fun

    by , March 18th, 2015 at 07:26 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    I figure eventually I will get a good night sleep when I am tired enough. Just not tonight since I have to work at 1am.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers

    5x100@1:30 free w/paddles & bouy went 1:25, 1:25, 1:24, 1:24, 1:25
    1 minute rest
    5x100@1:30 free w/paddles & bouy went 1:21, 1:22, 1:21, 1:22, 1:22
    1 minute rest
    10x50@:50 free w/zoomers went 41,40,39,38,38,38,37,37,37,36
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    200 free EZ

    Total 3200 yards
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  2. Another day of Sleep Swimming then some fly drill

    by , March 17th, 2015 at 07:22 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    It was a little more difficult to tell when I was near the wall since they didn't turn on the really bright lights this morning, but I managed to sleep swim thru my first 1000.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    200 fly scull drill w/zoomers & snorkel
    200 torque drill w/paddles & snorkel
    200 angel arm fly w/snorkel & bouy
    200 1 arm fly
    200 fly for time 3:39 it felt faster than it was
    300 free
    200 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 2500 yards
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  3. Distance day today

    by , March 16th, 2015 at 07:30 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Since I go on call this week I wanted to get one decent distance swim in.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    2000 free w/paddles & bouy 15:07 at the 1000 and 24:57 at the 1650 and 30:15 at the 2000
    500 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3500 yards
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  4. still coughing after all this time

    by , March 13th, 2015 at 08:26 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Sound like it should be a Paul Simon song "still coughing after all this time".

    Easy one today because I was just not feeling it today.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers

    3 x thru
    200 free pull
    2x100 free pull
    2x50 back

    500 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3000 yards
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  5. tired from lack of sleep

    by , March 12th, 2015 at 07:20 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Sleep is evading me. My head hits the pillow and all I do is cough.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    5x100@1:30 free w/paddles &bouy holding 1:25
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    broken 500 as 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 1 where 25's=fl 50's=bk 75's=br 100=fr

    Total 2500 yards
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  6. This is taking too long to go away

    by , March 11th, 2015 at 07:21 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    This head cold needs to leave!

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    10x100@1:45 free w/paddles & bouy holding 1:26
    200 free kick w/zoomers on back
    broken 500 IM 1-2-3-4-1-2-3-1-2-1 where 1=fl 2=bk 3=br 4=fr
    300 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3000 yards
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  7. YUCK sinus drainage

    by , March 10th, 2015 at 07:32 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Took me a half hour just to cough up all the gunk that went down my throat and rid myself of the nasal drainage.

    As usual I totally cleared up at the pool and actually felt fairly good.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    2x200@3:00 free w/paddles & bouy held 2:51's
    100 back EZ
    5x100@1:45 as 50 free/50 back w/paddles & bouy held 1:31's
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    500 free EZ

    Total 3000 yards
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  8. Still feeling like crap but was able to breath better

    by , March 9th, 2015 at 07:20 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Missed my Saturday workout cause I just didn't get enough sleep.

    Chlorine works miracles. I was so congested and once I get in and start swimming I can breath, no congestion at all. Still had the nagging cough and the pressure behind my cheek bones on every flip turn but over all I felt ok in the pool room. Now at work I am stuffed up again and coughing up a storm.

    When will this be over?

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    5x100@1:45 free w/paddles & bouy was surprised I went 1:27, 1:27, 1:25, 1:25, 1:24
    500 free kick w/zoomers to give my head a break from the turns
    5x100@1:45 free went 1:35, 1:34, 1:32, 1:31, 1:40(EZ)

    Total 2500 yards
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  9. Felt like crap this morning, hard to breath again

    by , March 6th, 2015 at 07:35 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    Just alot more drainage to combat last night. Pushed the 400 and the 2 200's but then my lungs forced me to slow down considerably.

    200 free

    3xthru
    4x25 free
    2x50 #1 free #2 back

    400 free w/paddles & bouy
    2x200 free w/paddles & bouy
    300 free
    2x150 free
    200 free
    2x100 free
    12x25 free
    100 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3000 meters
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  10. Totally stuffed up but when I swim I CAN BREATH!

    by , March 5th, 2015 at 07:31 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
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  11. Head colds...I hate them

    by , March 4th, 2015 at 07:19 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
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  12. Another day of Sleep Swimming

    by , March 3rd, 2015 at 07:32 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
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  13. Distance work today

    by , March 2nd, 2015 at 07:24 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
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  14. This was a tough one and I didn't bring up the rear

    by , February 27th, 2015 at 07:29 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
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  15. An easy day in preparation for tomorrows Long Course

    by , February 26th, 2015 at 07:55 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
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  16. Tough one today

    by , February 25th, 2015 at 08:01 AM (Mixing it up this year)
    This is just what I wanted to do today.

    500 free
    500 free kick w/zoomers
    5x100@1:30 free w/paddles & bouy went 1:26,1:25,1:24,1:23,1:23
    400 IM in 6:57
    4x25@:45 fly w/paddles
    5x100@1:45 free w/snorkel
    500 free kick w/zoomers

    Total 3000 yards
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  17. So much for an easy day

    by , February 24th, 2015 at 07:31 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
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  18. Great meet this weekend

    by , February 23rd, 2015 at 07:32 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
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  19. A little teaching today

    by , February 19th, 2015 at 07:21 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
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  20. Feeling a little more motivated today

    by , February 18th, 2015 at 07:22 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
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
Page 3 of 92 FirstFirst 12345671353 ... LastLast