It was a warm day, and I should've figured it would be a busy day at the pool today. When I arrived at the pool, there was a line of kids waiting to get in. Well, on the good side, they're not trying to occupy my lap lane space!!
400 Free Pull
300 SDK w/ short fins
10 x 50 Free @ :45
10 x 50 Free Pull @ :40
w/ short fins:
4x (75 SDK cruise @ 1:15/25 SDK Fast @ :30)
A bit wavy, but not bad. Had the ball come over to my lane a couple times, but didn't get the chance to run anyone over...though I probably didn't have the energy to do so even if I wanted to. My job is nice for the income, but my body is really tired and sore daily.
I think I'm going to begin doing weights in the evening after work rather than in the mornings. Two advantages, one I am certain of, the other will tell; by going to the gym after work on MWF, I will get to sleep in on T & Th, plus, perhaps be a bit more productive those nights - currently I come home & generally veg out. (OR, I could go to the gym after work on T & Th & then in the afternoon/evenings on Saturday) - and hopefully by not doing weights immediately before I swim, I won't be so darn exhausted when I swim. I would like to be able to have more quality in my workouts every day I swim.
I have strained my right rotator cuff - not too badly - but enough that I bothered me so much that I took a flexeril on Friday night. Wish it had only been 5mg instead of 10mg, because I was blitzed Saturday morning & couldn't drag myself out of bed until about 10am. Went to the gym ~11 & then to the pool for a solo swim - I picked a Dave Salo workout for a change & was mentally up for it, but not physically. My muscles were just too tired (plus I didn't have the motivation of my team mates around me). I'm happy to say that I did do the majority of it well, even though I did not do the goal times for each set.
4 x 100 P (no paddles)
4 x 50 kick
The next is done 3 times through:
2 x 25 P sprint on :30
2 x 50 P on 1:00; P200 - which means you go the pace you want to be on the 2nd 100 of your 200
100 @ 1:45; P200 again
Then: 3 x 100 @ 1:30; P500
Repeat the entire bit from the 25's through
This was a thinking set as well as a doing set - plenty of rest, and time to think about why in the world I wanted to do this set today!!! But seriously, I had to sit down before I got out of the car & actually figure out what my P200 and P500's actually would be. Lots of rest - was still pooped by the end anyway.
11 x 50 on 2:00 fr, target a 1 sec descend for each from 45 to 35
was within 2 sec on all, some were on but undershot most
5 x 50 on 3:00 fr, 1 sec - each from 34
ended up 34, 33, 32, 33, 36, any available speed was lost in the prior setnot sure if this set was productive, form and speed lost, but hurt factor definitely there. Is there anything worthwhile here?
3 x 200 (4 x 50 on 1:00) on 5:00 as 15 AFAP/35 easy
15m AFAP parts were fr - bk - br - kick, easy portions as fr
7 x 100 on 3:00 as 15 AFAP/35 easy
15m AFAP parts were fr - kick, easy portions as fr
9 x 50 on 0:50 fr with snorkel