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  1. Sunday, September 15, 2013 1:00-1:50pm

    by , September 15th, 2013 at 06:15 PM (Fast Food Makes for Fast Swimming!)
    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!!


    Warmup:

    500 free
    400 Free Pull
    300 SDK w/ short fins
    200 IM
    100 Free
    (1500/1500)

    10 x 50 Free @ :45
    10 x 50 Free Pull @ :40
    (1000/2500)

    w/ short fins:
    4x (75 SDK cruise @ 1:15/25 SDK Fast @ :30)
    (400/2900)

    100 EZ
    ---------------------

    3000 Yards

    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.
  2. Lunch Swim, after weights 9/14/13

    by , September 15th, 2013 at 04:22 PM (Grandma Got Run Over By A Swim Team)
    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.

    400 back/free
    4 x 100 P (no paddles)
    4 x 50 kick
    100 easy
    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
    300 breast/free

    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.
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  3. 9|14|13 SCM, O2, LT, LP, and some speed

    by , September 15th, 2013 at 02:00 PM (Blog)
    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 set
    • not 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
    • 43's
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