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After a long rest

I am a former swimmer, trying to get back into competitive swimming. I have been out of the pool 20 years and put on some extra pounds. This blog primarily documents my journey back to competitive swimming. And I should say having fun along the way!!!

  1. Budapest week 7 - Saturday

    by , June 17th, 2017 at 03:09 PM (After a long rest)
    I went to bed early last night and slept well but again was tired this morning. On the dive sprint 50s yesterday I tweaked my left shoulder by not getting my hand started locked. It would normally not be a big deal but I have a small tear in my left rotator cuff. This morning it hurt until after warmup.

    Pool setup LCM

    Warm up
    400 free
    6x50 catch-up on :55

    main sets
    12x50 free on :45 trying to get 10 seconds rest per 50
    5x100 kick on 1:50
    100 easy
    8x100 free on 1:50 at 400 pace
    200 easy
    200 back fast
    200 easy
    12x25 with fins underwater on :35

    warm down
    400 ez free

    i was :36s on the transition set of 50s. On the kick I was coming in on 1:40s. The 8x100s I was 1:08s except for #6 and #7 where I was 1:09 and 1:10. On the 200 back I was 2:32/33 which I was very happy with. I was really tired after practice.
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