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  1. Workout 09/19/17: evening

    by , September 19th, 2017 at 09:45 PM (Maple Syrup with a Side of Chlorine)
    2 x (150 swim/50 kick/100 pull) [did extra 50]

    4 x 125 on 2:10 (fast last 25 - did stroke)
    150 pull
    6 x 75 on 1:40 (k-s-p) [did extra 50]
    100 choice

    10 x 50 on :60 (desc 1->4, 5 easy, 6 fast, 7->10 loosen and out)
    [Masters/Rec/2400yds/60 min]
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    With the warm and dry weather the tri folks are still playing outside. Just Greg and I today at practice for a good swim. Working to put together a list of some swims for this fall that we might be able to travel to.
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  2. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 9/20/17

    by , September 19th, 2017 at 02:34 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    2 x 200 3:15
    4 x 100 2:00 25st/25fr
    8 x 50 :50 choice

    Main set
    1 x 200 4:30 kick
    1 x 200 3:30 IM
    1 x 200 3:00 pull
    2 x 100 2:15 kick
    2 x 100 2:00 IM/stroke
    2 x 100 1:30 pull
    4 x 50 1:15 kick
    4 x 50 1:05 stroke choice
    4 x 50 :45 pull

    Sprint set
    5x
    1 x 50 1:00 easy
    2 x 25 :45 sprint
    2 x 25 :45 easy
    1 x 50 1:00 sprint
    [RD1 best stroke (no free), RD2-3 choice stroke, RD4-5 free/choice]
    [All easy swims can be free]

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4200
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  3. "No flip turns!"

    by , September 18th, 2017 at 06:18 PM (The FAF AFAP Digest)
    I went for a 7 mile hike yesterday with Mr. Fort. Today, I swam at LA Fitness in Bridgeville. Midway through my workout, the lifeguard screamed at me (no joke, I was berated) for doing flip turns. Flip turns while I was swimming in a swimming pool ... Apparently, I was getting the pool deck wet. We can't have that in a pool, can we? I told her that I didn't feel obligated to stop doing flip turns, so she glared at me the rest of my workout and ranted to herself. Then I had a word with management on my way out. Crochety old lady! There is no pace clock there, so I just estimated intervals.


    Swim/SCM/Solo @ LA Finess:

    Warm up:

    500 various

    20 x 25 power kick @ :45
    50 EZ

    Main sets:

    20 x 50
    odds = 100ish pace (mix of free, back, breast and kick)
    evens = EZ
    100 EZ

    2x
    10 x 25 dolphin kick on back @ 100 pace, arms at side @ :45ish
    100 EZ
    10 x 25 flutter kick @ 100 pace, arms at side @ :45ish
    100 EZ

    100 EZ

    Total: 2950


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    Really happy there was no pace clock there ... I'm sure my 100ish efforts don't correlate to my usual 100 pace times. Although I was swimming in SCM, so don't really know those times anyway. My fin free felt much better today, more efficient. Not unexpectedly, my legs were tired from treadmill work/walking. That stuff just does not mix well with swimming. But my shoulders/chest felt fine. My arm doesn't swell up anymore in the pool than it does on the treadmill with a raised heart rate, and even then it's only minimal.
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  4. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 9/19/17

    by , September 18th, 2017 at 01:57 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    4 x 75 1:20
    4 x 75 1:30 25st/25fr/25st
    4 x 75 1:10
    4 x 75 1:30 IM

    Kick set
    4 x 125 2:45 last 25 fast

    Stroke set
    4x
    6 x 25 :40 2-drill, 4-swim
    1 x 100 2:15 strong
    [RD1 fly, RD2 back, RD3 brst, RD4 free]
    [Fly drill: 2 strokes left arm, 2 right, 2 both]
    [Back drill: double-arm swim]
    [Brst drill: 2 kicks, 1 pull...breathe on pull only]
    [Free drill: swim right arm only, breathe left / swim left arm only, breathe right]

    Free/pull set
    6 x 75 1:10 last 25 strong
    1 x 75 1:10 easy
    5 x 75 1:05 neg split
    1 x 75 1:10 easy
    4 x 75 1:00 desc 1-4
    1 x 75 1:10 easy
    3 x 75 :55 make them
    1 x 75 1:10 easy

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4550
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  5. Fri-Sat, Sept 15-16

    by , September 17th, 2017 at 01:48 PM (The FAF AFAP Digest)


    Friday 9/15

    Drylands:

    Went to the gym for the first time in many months. Just did some rehab, core work and light weights. Despite only doing good mornings with the 45 lb bar, I could feel it in my back and hamstrings the next day.

    Treadmill, 7.5 miles

    mostly walking fast with a killer incline



    Saturday: Swim/SCY/Solo @ Bethel Park:

    Warm up:


    500 various
    8 x 25 shooters w/fins @ :45
    50 EZ

    Main sets:

    8 x 50 burst SDK + cruise @ 1:00
    50 EZ

    3 x (25 AFAP kick w/board + 75 EZ) @ 3:00

    10 x 25 @ :40
    odds = breast dolphin @ 100 pace
    evens = EZ back
    50 EZ

    5 x 50 DPS free-back @ 1:00
    50 EZ

    20 x 25 @ :40
    1-10 = dolphin kick w/snorkel & arms at side
    11-20 = dolphin power kick w/arms at side
    100 EZ

    10 x 25 no breath free @ whatever (no swimming lungs)
    200 EZ

    Total: 2950


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    Made it to Bethel Park, one of my fave places to swim, yesterday. Still easing back in, but more of a Fort-like workout. My 25 AFAP kicks were maybe a second off my former blasto times. I didn't think that was too bad considering the absence of speed in my life. Back on the treadmill today. I don't think I'll swim on back to back days for awhile to not overdue. Trying not to be compulsive!
  6. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 9/18/17

    by , September 16th, 2017 at 11:30 AM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    Back from the hurricane and back from USMS Convention...it's been a long two weeks and we're happy to be getting back to normal.

    SCY

    Warm up
    3 x 100 1:45
    6 x 50 1:15 stroke 2 of each
    3 x 100 1:30

    Kick set
    6 x 50 1:15 25fast/25easy

    Main set
    4 x 50 1:10 fly [#1 right arm only, #2 left arm only, #3 perfect stroke, #4 strong]
    4 x 50 1:10 back [#1 right arm only, #2 left arm only, #3 perfect stroke, #4 strong]
    4 x 50 1:10 brst [#1/2 2 kicks,1 pull, #3 perfect stroke, #4 strong]
    4 x 50 1:10 free [#1 catchup, #2 fist drill, #3 perfect stroke, #4 strong]
    3 x 50 1:05 fly desc 1-3
    3 x 50 1:05 back desc 1-3
    3 x 50 1:05 brst desc 1-3
    3 x 50 1:05 free desc 1-3
    2 x 50 1:00 fly 25fast/25easy
    2 x 50 1:00 back 25fast/25easy
    2 x 50 1:00 brst 25fast/25easy
    2 x 50 1:00 free 25fast/25easy
    1 x 50 :50 fly strong
    1 x 50 :50 back strong
    1 x 50 :50 brst strong
    1 x 50 :50 free strong

    Free/pull set
    3 x 300 4:15 long & strong

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00
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  7. 6 months later ...

    by , September 15th, 2017 at 12:44 PM (The FAF AFAP Digest)
    It's been 6 months since I posted, and a tumultuous 6 months it has been! Here's the summary:

    1. Good: In April, I went on a lovely vacation to Paris and northeast France (medieval tour) with a friend.

    2. Bad: In early May, I had a pec minor release on my right side, mostly to allow more room for collateral veins (axillary and subclavian closed despite Dec. surgery). My dr said it was the largest pec minor tendon he'd ever seen on a woman. A fairly minor surgery, but then a freak accident on the treadmill spawned a hematoma on my chest that lingered for weeks.

    3. Good: Went off to CA with my hematoma to see my daughter graduate from college.

    4. Bad: On May 22, had the major VTOS surgery on my left side. Once again, my rib was massive. My dr had thought it highly unlikely that I could have bilateral VTOS -- so rare -- but lo and behold my mid subclavian vein was clotted/compressed (though not nearly to the degree of my dead loss right side). After the surgery, my vein was still compressed, so I had another balloon venoplasty for my 5th surgery.

    5. Really bad: The recovery from this surgery was difficult and more painful. They also took out my pec minor tendon this time, which was efficient but meant a larger incision. A couple weeks later, I got very sick and was couch bound. Then, I was plagued by shingles. It was a good 8-9 weeks of pure unadulterated hell. I don't recommend it to anyone.

    6. Really Good: As a reward for survival, I planned and went on a smashingly fun trip in mid-August to Croatia, Slovenia and Montenegro with my daughter before she went off to grad school in Boston.

    7. Mixed: Inexplicably, though I look much the same, I lost 8-9 pounds with months of being a couch potato and no change in diet. Mostly muscle loss, I think.


    And so September rolled around, and I passed my "no swimming for three months" ban. It's essentially been 10+ months out of the pool with the exception of a few swims in February. In retrospect, I'm glad I stopped swimming in March and waited for surgery on the other side. I was correct that I had another clot, and swimming could have been hazardous.

    Cautiously, I swam twice a week the first two weeks of September, mostly slowly. Felt incredibly weird. My right arm, while much better, is still slightly swollen due to the closure of the main veins. My dr, a national VTOS expert, really has no prognosis for me. He doesn't have any patients who have been elite masters athletes and then had failed VTOS surgeries. (To be clear, the surgery was successful in terms of decompression, but the veins were just permanently damaged from swimming and genetics.) So I am in unknown territory. Of course, the odds are stacked against me without proper circulation. But I think my circulation has likely been compromised somewhat for years (hence dying on 100s despite adequate training) and my training is kick-based.

    And so ... I persist and will see what comes. I think it will be a fairly long "comeback." A successful VTOS surgery might involve a year long comeback. But I've been out 10 months with 5 surgeries and have closed veins on the right side ... I do have a doppler ultrasound checkup on both sides in mid October. This is anxiety causing because, of course, I have never once received any good news from my dr and am hoping my left side vein is still open. On the upside, as a testament to his surgical skill, I seem to have lost zero range of motion and have no nerve damage. And I've read that getting rid of the pesky pec minor tendons may lessen one's predisposition to rotator cuff problems.

    Anyhoo, I went to Pitt last night and did the sprint workout. I obviously am not "sprinting" at this juncture, but bumbled along happy to see some teammates. Used fins, which I am sure I will be doing for a loooong time while my thoracic area re-adjusts to swimming.



    Swim/SCYPitt

    Warm up:

    150 (arrived a bit late and missed 250)
    8 x 50 various @ :55
    8 x 50 kick w/fins @ :55

    Main sets:

    2 rounds:

    4 x 100 @ 1:30 (I alternated free and flutter kick)
    1 x 50 EZ @ 2:00
    2 x 25 sprint, 1 kick + 1 swim @ :40
    1 x 50 EZ @ 1:40
    2 x 50 fast, 1 kick + 1 swim @ 1:10
    1 x 50 EZ @ 1:40
    1 x 50 fast kick @ 1:00
    1 x 50 EZ @ 2:00
    1 x 50 fast swim @ 1:00
    1 x 100 EZ swim
    1 x 100 fast
    1 x 200 EZ (did 150s)

    Total: 3350


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    Not surprisingly, only breaststroke and kicking feel halfway normal. On a couple of the 50s fast kick, I went 100ish pace and was surprised to come in at 25-26. So I can apparently still dolphin kick, though the power and punch are missing. Did a couple DPS 50 breasts at 31. At the very end of the workout, I cruise kicked a 100, working on SDKs, and came in at 1:04 with not much effort. I felt beat after this longish return practice. The treadmill does not transfer to the pool! I will venture back to the gym at some point, but will only do very light weights. I don't feel up to yoga yet; way too much weight and pressure on my shoulders/chest.

    I felt really happy after that workout.

    Updated September 17th, 2017 at 09:47 AM by The Fortress

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  8. Workout 09/12/17: evening

    by , September 12th, 2017 at 09:40 PM (Maple Syrup with a Side of Chlorine)
    The Rec Center has reopened after a two week closure for cleaning. Masters tonight with the Noah, Greg, and Jim:

    - 200 swim/100 kick/200 pull
    - 4 x 50 on 1:10 burst and cruise
    - 100 choice

    4 x 125 on 2:10 (fast last 25)
    1 x 300 DPS
    4 x 75 on 1:40 (descend 1->4)
    1 x 200 kick/pull by 50

    200 loosen and out
    [Masters/Rec/2300 yds/60 min]
    ---------------------------------------

    My work schedule is still not conducive to swimming, but I plan to make the commitment to swim with the group every Tuesday evening. We'll see how long this goes...

    Updated September 22nd, 2017 at 09:55 PM by rxleakem

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  9. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 9/8/17

    by , September 7th, 2017 at 02:25 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    4 x 150 2:30
    4 x 100 1:45 50st/50fr
    4 x 50 :50 choice

    Kick set
    8 x 50 1:15 25fast/25easy

    Main set
    4x
    4 x 25 :40 perfect stroke
    2 x 50 1:05 desc
    1 x 100 2:00 IM/stroke
    [RD1 fly, RD2 back, RD3 brst, RD4 free]

    Free/pull set
    4 x 150 2:15 long & strong
    4 x 150 2:05 desc 1-4
    4 x 150 1:55 strong

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4800
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  10. Changes to FINA Rules

    by , September 6th, 2017 at 08:01 PM (Rules Committee Blog)
    United States Masters Swimming (USMS) is a member federation of FINA - Federation Internationale de Natation Amateur - the international governing body for aquatic sports. Both USMS and USA Swimming follow the rules of FINA so world records and world top 10 performances can be recognized and so we can have consistency in the rules within the sport.

    FINA typically considers rule changes during the first year of the quadrennial (the year after the Olympics) when the FINA Congress meets at the World Championships. This is a long process that begins almost a year prior to the Congress when member federations have an opportunity to propose changes.

    The FINA Congress met on July 21, 2017 at the World Championships in Budapest. There were two changes approved to the swimming rules (those affect USA Swimming and USMS) and one change specifically approved for masters.

    The first change to the swimming rules is not really a substantive change at all, just a clarification in wording. FINA deleted a sentence from the rule that said "underwater kicking on the side is permitted". That does not mean that underwater kicking on the side is suddenly illegal in butterfly. FINA simply thought that the sentence was redundant and decided to take it out of the rule. The USMS rule does not have this language and since there is no change in how the butterfly will be judged, we don’t need to change the USMS rules. Keep those underwater kicks!

    The second change affects the freestyle leg of individual medley and medley relay events. You might recall that in 2015, FINA issued an interpretation of the current rule that said swimmers cannot be in a position on (or towards) the back when swimming freestyle in an IM or medley relay event. This is because being in a position on the back constitutes a legal backstroke and swimmers are not permitted to repeat a stroke previously swum on the freestyle leg of an IM or medley relay (butterfly, backstroke, or breaststroke). This interpretation had the unintended consequence of making it illegal to execute a freestyle turn and leave the wall on your back, even if only for a short time followed by a correction to a position on the breast.

    The rule change would still prohibit swimming in a position on (or towards) the back for most of the freestyle leg of an IM or MR event. But, swimmers will now be permitted to leave the wall on the back, as long as you return to a position on (or towards) the breast before any stroke or kick.

    The third change affects the timing systems required to set a world masters record. Previously, FINA accepted world records when timed with an automatic timing system (touchpads), a semiautomatic primary timing system (automatic start with a button finish), and hand-held watches. Less than 5% of world records in recent years were set with any timing system other than automatic (touchpads). FINA will no longer accept world record applications unless timed with an automatic primary system (touchpads). In the event of a touchpad malfunction, FINA will accept record applications from a one, two, or three button semiautomatic backup system. Buttons may only be used as backup in case of touchpad failure, they may not be used as the primary system for records.

    These changes are effective September 21, 2017. Since USMS automatically adopts changes from FINA, the IM rule will also take effect in USMS sanctioned meets on this date. With our upcoming USMS National Convention, we will be distributing the rule changes to LMSC officials at convention and prior to September 21 to ensure that everyone is informed of the changes.
  11. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 9/7/17

    by , September 6th, 2017 at 03:31 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    4 x 75 1:15
    6 x 50 1:05 stroke 2 of each
    3 x 100 1:30
    12 x 25 :30

    Kick set
    3 x 100 2:15
    6 x 25 :40 sprint

    Main set
    5x
    1 x 75 1:30 build
    1 x 50 1:00 sprint
    1 x 25 1:00 easy
    [RD1 best stroke, RD2/4 stroke choice, RD3/5 free/choice]

    Free/pull set
    2x
    4 x 100 1:30 long & strong
    4 x 75 1:05 neg split
    4 x 50 :50 desc
    4 x 25 :30 fast

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4600
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  12. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 9/6/17

    by , September 5th, 2017 at 02:59 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    4 x 100 1:45
    4 x 75 1:30 IM
    4 x 100 1:30
    4 x 75 1:45 kick

    Main set
    4x
    1 x 100 2:00 IM
    1 x 75 1:40 kick
    1 x 50 1:00 stroke
    1 x 25 :40 free

    Free/pull set
    4x
    1 x 300 4:15
    4 x 75 1:05 desc 1-4

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 5000
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  13. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 9/5/17

    by , September 1st, 2017 at 12:38 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    1 x 300 4:30
    3 x 100 2:00 50st/50fr
    3 x 100 1:30 desc 1-3

    Kick set
    6 x 50 1:15 desc 1-3/4-6
    6 x 25 :40 sprint

    Main set
    4 x 25 :25 IM order
    3 x 100 2:00 50fly/50free desc 1-3
    4 x 25 :30 IM order
    3 x 100 2:00 50back/50free desc 1-3
    4 x 25 :35 IM order
    3 x 100 2:00 50brst/50free desc 1-3
    4 x 25 :40 IM order
    3 x 100 2:00 50freefast/50free desc 1-3

    Free/pull set
    4 x 100 1:30 desc 1-4
    1 x 200 3:00 strong
    3 x 100 1:30 desc 1-3
    1 x 150 2:15 strong
    2 x 100 1:30 desc
    1 x 100 1:30 strong
    1 x 100 1:30 mod
    1 x 50 :45 strong

    Warm down

    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4650
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  14. Haven't Tried A Swim Meet Yet? Go for It! (Sept-Oct 2017)

    by , August 31st, 2017 at 03:54 PM (SWIMMER Editorials)
    In 2007, as a new Masters swimmer—six or so months in—I waited behind the blocks for my first swim race in 30 years. I was in the first heat of the first event, the 1,000-yard freestyle. The “Star-Spangled Banner” played as I stood alongside my fellow competitors, none of whom I knew, in my plain, wide-strap practice suit, new team cap, and comfortable goggles.

    When the anthem started, I was shocked to feel an unfamiliar— maybe forgotten—anxiety and emotion. My eyes stung and suddenly I was 12 years old again and all the other girls had grown taller and I hadn’t and I knew I was going to choke and….

    I didn’t know most of the people on my new Masters team because I practiced at an off time, and I really had no idea why I even signed up for this dumb event. Waves of regret lapped at my toes as I stepped up on the blocks.

    But off I went and before I knew it, 40 lengths went by. After the race, someone asked me, “How did it go?” Basking in a sense of accomplishment, I was proud to report, “It was great!”

    What I didn’t know: Around length 27, the swimmer counting for me dropped the plastic lap counter into the (deep end of) the pool. She dived down, retrieved it, and scrambled back on to the bulkhead. Officials and coaches buzzed briskly to the end of my lane to see what, if anything, needed to be done. She had some difficulty with the wet numbers and there was confusion as to what number should be displayed.

    But I never noticed a thing.

    Such is the power and magic of a competitive event, even if you’re not really a competitor. Although I had some long-ago age-group experience, I was a noob that day. I have no recollection of what place I came in or what my time was. I just remember feeling the exhilaration of doing something seemingly frivolous, yet oddly important to me.

    Some of my swimmer friends have literally started from scratch, learning to swim at 40 or 50 and never imagining they would step up on those (frightfully high) platforms, dive in, and race other swimmers. But they did, and have reported similar experiences at their first meets (minus any lap-counter snafus). They, too, don’t remember speedy times or ribbons or glory. But they cherish those moments and how they felt when they touched the wall for the first time in a meet.

    Looking through the images captured in Riverside, Minneapolis, and Budapest this year, I’m reminded of how much fun championship swim meets can be. Yes, the nonswimmers in your life won’t understand why you would hang out all day or weekend or week(!) in the sun or inside a biodome-like natatorium, only to leap off the blocks occasionally, pitting yourself against faster swimmers. No, you probably won’t win anything. But you won’t care.

    You’ll be too busy cheering for your teammates and discovering (or rediscovering) the crazy fun of relays. If you travel to an unfamiliar city, you and your swim peeps will enjoy exploring it after the meet, taking pics, and creating memories that will last a lifetime.

    Set your sights for Spring Nationals in Indianapolis or Pan-Ams in Orlando for 2018.
  15. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 9/1/17

    by , August 31st, 2017 at 01:34 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    3 x 100 1:45
    4 x 75 1:30 IM/stroke
    4 x 75 1:15 desc

    Kick set
    4 x 75 1:45 last 25 fast

    Main set
    3x
    1 x 25 :40 fly or brst
    1 x 50 1:00 back or free
    1 x 75 1:30 brst or fly
    1 x 100 2:00 free or back

    Sprint freestyle set
    3x
    1 x 25 :30 easy
    1 x 50 1:00 mod
    1 x 75 1:15 build
    1 x 100 1:45 sprint

    Free/pull set
    3x
    4 x 100 1:30 desc 1-4
    1 x 200 3:00 strong

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4700
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  16. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 8/31/17

    by , August 30th, 2017 at 03:02 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    1 x 250 4:15
    5 x 50 1:05 stroke
    2 x 125 2:00
    5 x 50 :50 desc

    Kick set
    1 x 250 5:30
    5 x 50 1:15 25fast/25easy
    1 x 100 easy swim

    Main set
    3x
    1 x 100 2:00 stroke
    1 x 100 2:00 IM
    1 x 100 2:00 free
    [RD1 stroke fast, RD2 IM fast, RD3 free fast]
    [Non fast swims are perfect stroke]

    Free/pull set
    1 x 400 6:00 long & strong
    1 x 300 4:30 neg split
    1 x 200 3:00 last 50 fast
    1 x 100 1:30 mod
    1 x 100 1:20 mod
    1 x 200 2:40 last 50 fast
    1 x 300 4:00 neg split
    1 x 400 5:20 best effort

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4700
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  17. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 8/30/17

    by , August 29th, 2017 at 02:59 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    1 x 200 3:15
    4 x 100 1:45 50catch-updrill/50swim
    4 x 100 2:15 kick
    8 x 25 :40 choice

    Main set
    4x
    1 x 150 3:00 50kick/50drill/50swim
    1 x 75 1:30 IM
    3 x 25 :40 stroke desc 1-3
    [RD1 fly, RD2 back, RD3 brst, RD4 choice]
    [Fly drill: one arm, switching every three strokes]
    [Back drill: 25 right arm only, 25 left arm only]
    [Brst drill: 2 kicks, 1 pull breathing only on pull]
    [Free drill: Fist drill]

    Sprint set
    4x
    1 x 25 :30 easy
    1 x 25 :30 fast
    1 x 25 :30 fast
    1 x 25 :30 easy
    [All swims are choice]

    Free/pull set
    5 x 75 1:10
    5 x 75 1:05
    5 x 75 1:00
    5 x 75 :55

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4500
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  18. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 8/28/17

    by , August 27th, 2017 at 10:29 AM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    5 x 100 1:45
    6 x 50 1:05 stroke 2 of each
    4 x 50 :50 desc

    Kick set
    2 x 150 3:20
    8 x 25 :40 sprint

    Main set
    3x
    6 x 25 :40 stroke 2 of each
    1 x 150 3:00 IM strong

    Sprint set
    4x
    1 x 50 1:00 mod choice
    2 x 25 :30 sprint choice

    Free/pull set
    5 x 150 2:15 long & strong
    4 x 150 2:00 desc 1-4
    1 x 150 best effort

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4500
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  19. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 8/25/17

    by , August 24th, 2017 at 03:26 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    4 x 100 1:45
    4 x 75 1:30 IM/st
    4 x 75 1:45 kick
    4 x 100 1:30

    Main set
    10 x 75 1:20 strong last 25
    10 x 50 1:05 build
    10 x 25 :40 sprint
    Odds: stroke, Evens: free on all

    Free/pull set
    3 x 200 3:00 desc 1-3
    1 x 200 3:15 strong
    3 x 100 1:30 desc 1-3
    1 x 100 1:45 strong
    3 x 75 1:05 desc 1-3
    1 x 75 1:15 strong
    3 x 50 :45 desc 1-3
    1 x 50 :45 strong

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4800
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  20. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 8/24/17

    by , August 23rd, 2017 at 02:02 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    4 x 150 2:30
    3 x 100 1:45 50fist drill/50swim
    6 x 50 1:00 choice

    Kick set
    2 x 100 2:15
    4 x 50 1:05

    Main set
    4x
    4 x 25 :40 perfect stroke
    1 x 50 1:00 easy free
    1 x 100 2:20 fast 85%
    [RD1/3 stroke/IM, RD2/4 choice]

    Free/pull set
    3 x 200 3:00 long & strong
    3 x 200 2:50 neg split
    3 x 200 2:40 desc 1-3

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4600
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