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Strength Training and Dryland Workouts

  1. Week 22 - Thursday weights and swim

    by , March 7th, 2013 at 09:24 PM (After a long rest)
    This was my first dry land in 3 weeks and I felt very sore, but as usual loosened up in the pool.

    Weights
    3x(10 bench press, 10 incline bench, 10 military press, 10 seated row hands in, 10 seated row hands out, 10 inclined back, 10 x lat pull down hands inside, 10 lag pull down hands outside), 30 seconds between rounds.

    Swim
    400 with snorkel
    400 swim
    400 pull
    4x100 on 1.15
    4x100 kick with fins on 1.30
    4x50 on 45 Concentrating on DPS holding 30-31
    100 easy
    4x50 on 40 concentrating on streamlined turns holding 30-31
    100 easy
    Total 2600
  2. Week 18 - Tuesday weights

    by , February 5th, 2013 at 09:16 PM (After a long rest)
    I felt really tired today. No stiffness just beat.

    Weights
    5 non stop circuits x 10 x (bench press, inclined bench, military press, seated row inside hands, seated row outside hands, lat pull down hands inside, lat pull downs hands outside, back extension machine)

    Swim
    500 swim with snorkel
    500 pull with snorkel
    5x100 pull
    10x50 swim with snorkel
    Total 2000
  3. Week 13 - weights and a swim

    by , January 3rd, 2013 at 09:29 PM (After a long rest)
    So today was my first Dry land/weight workout. I now know why I was a swimmer and not a weight lifter. There is something nice about not noticing sweat on my body when I swim. Also the pain from weights is a different sort of hurt and I don't like it. I will continue doing it though since I know it's good for me. Based on how I feel now I suspect I am going to be stiff as a board at early practice.

    Weight machines
    Stretch for 10 mins
    10 x (10x bench press, military press, lat pull downs, bicep curls, lower back curls)
    30 mins

    Swimming
    400 free
    8x50 catchup
    15x100 pull on 1.30 focus on long strokes
    100 easy
    Total 2400