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  1. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters 5:30 AM Workout 07/06/2015

    by , July 3rd, 2015 at 11:26 AM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters 5:30 a.m. Workout)
    WARM UP:
    5 X 100 2:00
    4 X 150 2:40
    1 X 400 NS

    1 X 100 kick 2:30
    8 X 50 kick 1:20
    1 X 50 easy

    4 X 50 @ 80% 1:15
    1 X 100 @ 100% 3:30
    Three rounds, choice

    5 X 200 pull 3:00
    1/2: establish good pace
    3/4/5: Descend

    WARM DOWN: 4 X 50 easy

    Swim Workouts
  2. Workout 07/03/15: morning

    by , July 3rd, 2015 at 11:09 AM (Maple Syrup with a Side of Chlorine)
    Second week without regular pool therapy as my wife and I went on a date night Monday and the Masters practice was called off Tuesday due to an age group swim meet. No worries as I continued on with drylands. The Rec is closed today and tomorrow, so I took the chance that the pool in Hoosick Falls (just over the boarder in NY) was open, and it was!

    200 free/200 im drill/200 mix
    600 shark swim
    4 x 200 on :20sr
    200 loosen and out
    (Solo/Hoosick Falls/2200 yds/40 min)

    This is a nice outdoor pool that is about 25 minutes from home. Last summer it was closed due to rehabilitation of the pool lining, which I have blogged in the past about being rather squishy because of a layer of water between the lining and the pool. Well, they ripped up the whole thing, ran out of money, then finished it late this spring. Has a new gutter system and solid walls! Still now crosses on the wall, but the lines one the bottom of the pool help to guide the way (no lane lines). I rode the motorcycle and enjoyed a refreshing swim in the cool water (no heaters here) under a brilliant blue sky and bright sun. Here is a pic from their facebook page:
    Swim Workouts
  3. Week 144 - Thursday

    by , July 2nd, 2015 at 10:50 PM (After a long rest)
    I was tired this morning and I had to haul myself out of bed. I got going somewhere around the middle of the ab set.

    5x(vasa swim trainer done as 1:30 on the machine, :30 rest)
    2xshoulder bands and light weights focused on rotator cuff on left shoulder joint.
    6x(flutter kick with arms extended(like back kick), oblique v sits, leg lift, one leg knee to nose planks, 90/45/15 leg lifts done as :45 seconds of exercise, :15 seconds rest). And 1min rest between rounds

    Swimming LCM
    400 free with snorkel
    6x50 catchup on :50
    8x50 open,close, easy, fast on 1mon with fins
    400 easy

    Felt ok in the water.
    Swim Workouts