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  1. Iím baack

    by , November 14th, 2018 at 10:42 PM (Workout Swimmer)
    Once again I will attempt to keep a journal. Blog, I mean.

    I never stopped swimming by the way. I just stopped writing.

    Now, for some reason, I feel a need to put my thoughts to ďpaperĒ.

    Iíve returned to my roots and gone back to swimming distance. And not short distances, either. Winning is addictive, I suppose; not that Iím entering anything remotely nationally ranked or anything, just local stuff. But I really enjoy the workout. The going 7-8000 in a workout for some reason floats my boat. Even when I feel like my arms are about to fall off, I find myself grinning even while I am slogging away at it.

    Itís a sickness, truly it is.

    But there you have it. Itís nice to be reinvigorated in my swimming, and to find myself getting faster too.
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  2. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 11/15/18

    by , November 14th, 2018 at 04:17 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    1 x 200 3:15
    2 x 150 2:30
    4 x 75 1:30 IM/stroke
    8 x 25 :30 strong

    Kick set
    4x
    1 x 100 2:15 mod
    2 x 25 :45 fast

    Sprint set
    2 x 75 1:45
    2 x 75 1:30
    2 x 75 1:15
    1 x 50 1:15 easy
    3 x 50 1:15
    3 x 50 1:00
    3 x 50 :45
    1 x 50 1:15 easy
    4 x 25 :40
    4 x 25 :30
    4 x 25 :20
    [All swims fast and choice]

    Freestyle set
    2 x 200 3:00 neg split
    4 x 100 1:30 desc 1-4
    2 x 150 2:15 last 50 strong
    4 x 75 1:05 all strong

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4500
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  3. 11/14/18 Workout

    by , November 14th, 2018 at 09:26 AM (Swimming Through Jello)
    Wednesday, 11/14/2018 CrossFit Workout

    Warmup - med ball circuit, stretching

    Strength - Box Squat (to just below parallel) - 135/2, 185/2, 225/2, 245/2, 265/2, 285/2

    Conditioning - 5 rounds for time
    400m run
    30 box jumps 24"
    30 wall ball shots 20#
    25:26

    Cold outside! My toes were a little nippy. Calves might be super sore tomorrow.
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  4. Tuesday 11/13/18

    PM SCY Solo (w/ Trip as chief split-getter) @ LRRC

    400 swim every 4th 25 kick on back in S-line
    3x100 @ 1:20 pull w/ SP + SNKL
    200 kick every 3rd 25 BR w/ BD
    8x25 V.S.
    4 @ :40 FR kick w/ BD
    4 @ :30 FR swim

    375 EZ

    "Broken 500 FR" (w/ B70 Neuro Comp full body suit)
    4x75 @ :15 rest (41.94, 43.70, 44.02, 44.07)
    4x50 @ :10 rest (28.84, 29.44, 29.56, 27.82)

    Time: 4:49.39

    425 EZ

    Total: 2500

    SHOUT OUT: Trip, for once again delaying the start of his workout to time me.
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  5. 11/13/18 Workout

    by , November 13th, 2018 at 12:51 PM (Swimming Through Jello)
    Tuesday, 11/13/2018 CrossFit Workout

    Slept better last night. Not perfect, but better.

    Warmup - rowing, stretching, barbell warmup

    Strength - Split Jerk - 45/2, 135/2, 165/2, 185/2, 205/2, 225/2, 245/2
    //Ran out of time for more but 245 was surprisingly smooth for not having split jerked in awhile.

    Conditioning - For time
    70 cal row
    60 situps
    50 KB swing 53#
    40 lateral box stepovers 24"
    30 cal assault bike
    20 toes to bar
    10 pistols
    13:23
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  6. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 11/14/18

    by , November 13th, 2018 at 11:42 AM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    LCM intervals left, SCY intervals right

    Warm up
    2 x 200 3:30 [3:15]
    4 x 50 1:00 1:00 choice
    4 x 100 2:30 [2:15] kick
    4 x 50 1:15 1:05 stroke
    4 x 100 1:45 [1:30]

    Main set
    4x
    1 x 50 1:15 [1:15] perfect stroke
    1 x 100 2:00 [2:00] fast
    1 x 50 1:15 [1:15] easy
    [RD1/3 stroke, RD2/4 choice]

    Freestyle set
    2 x 50 1:00 [1:00] mod
    2 x 100 1:40 [1:30] desc
    2 x 150 2:30 [2:15] neg split
    2 x 200 3:20 [3:00] long & strong
    2 x 150 2:20 [2:05] neg split
    2 x 100 1:30 [1:20] desc
    2 x 50 :50 [:45] strong

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4200
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  7. Monday 11/12/18

    PM SCY w/ Trip @ LRRC

    2x
    300 swim every 4th 25 scull w/ SNKL
    4x75 @ 1:20 k/dr/UW w/ fins
    2x150 @ 2:00 D1-2 pull w/ paddles + SNKL

    8x25 V.S.
    4 @ :40 FR kick w/ BD
    4 @ :30 FR swim

    3x200 @ 4:00 D1-3 (2:25, 2:15, 2:03)
    100 EZ
    4x50 @ :50 @ 200 FL PACE (:30, :30, :30, :30-)

    300 EZ

    Total: 3200

    SHOUT OUT: Trip. He did 3x300 @ 4:00 and then a 300 FAST. Final time on the 300 FAST: 3:21. Once again, that old geezer dropped the hammer
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  8. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 11/13/18

    by , November 12th, 2018 at 12:38 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    4 x 100 1:45
    3 x 100 2:00 alt 25st/25fr
    2 x 100 2:15 kick
    8 x 25 :30 strong

    Stroke set
    3x
    4 x 25 :45 IM order/stroke
    1 x 100 2:00 IM/stroke

    Sprint set
    4x
    4 x 25 :45
    1 x 100 2:15
    [RD1/3 100 is fast, RD2/4 25s fast]
    [All swims choice]

    Kick set
    2x
    1 x 75 1:45
    1:00 [vertical kick]
    3 x 25 :45 fast

    Freestyle set
    4 x 100 1:30 long & strong
    3 x 100 1:25 desc 1-3
    2 x 100 1:20 neg split
    1 x 100 best effort

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4000
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  9. 11/9, 11/12 Workouts

    by , November 12th, 2018 at 09:32 AM (Swimming Through Jello)
    Friday afternoon, weekend off, Monday. I was super-sore all weekend after squats on Friday. Re-acclimating after rest week for the meet, I guess.

    Friday, 11/9/2018 CrossFit Workout

    Warmup - plyos, stretching, barbell warmup

    Strength - A) Front Squat - 45/5, 135/3, 185/3, 225/2, 245/1, 265/1, 275/1, 285/1
    B) Back Squat - 155/10,10,10

    Conditioning - 7x(EMOM 7 C2B Pullups, max wall balls)
    wall ball total - 15, 15, 15, 15, 15, 10, 13 - Lost the pullup pace on the last two minutes!

    Monday, 11/12/2018 Pool Workout
    Didn't sleep well at all and took a bit to get into the swing of things this morning. Going to work hard on redeveloping 6-beat kick in the mid distances, I have neglected that for a 2-beat for too long.

    900 d1-3 x 300 to 80%
    800 SKiDS (build 2nd S)
    700 p - odd 100s br3, even 100s d1-3 br5
    600 100 1-arm, 100 swim DPS
    500 50k/50sw
    400 FAST
    300 50dr/50sw
    200 p br3/5/7/3 x 50
    100 FAST

    100 warmdown

    4600y

    That is definitely a new Masters yardage record - mostly because Coach miscounted and thought he was writing down 3700 :P
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  10. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 11/12/18

    by , November 11th, 2018 at 10:49 AM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    LCM intervals left, SCY intervals right

    Warm up
    2 x 150 2:45 [2:30]
    4 x 50 1:00 [1:00] choice
    3 x 100 1:45 [1:30]
    4 x 50 1:15 [1:05] stroke

    Kick set
    4x
    1 x 100 2:30 [2:15]
    1:00 [vertical kick]

    Freestyle set
    6 x 150 2:30 [2:15] desc 1-3/4-6
    6 x 100 1:40 [1:30] desc 1-3/4-6
    6 x 50 :50 [:45] desc 1-3/4-6

    Main set
    4x
    1 x 50 1:15 [1:15] easy
    1 x 50 1:15 [1:15] build
    1 x 50 1:15 [1:15] fast
    [RD1/3 stroke, RD2/4 choice]

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4000
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  11. Saturday 11/10/18

    PM SCY w/ Trip @ LRRC

    1000 swim 100 FR/100 BK

    9x200 @ 2:30
    3 - SMOOTH pull w/ paddles + SNKL (2:22, 2:21, 2:22)
    6 - D1-3 in pairs (2:25, 2:25, 2:18, 2:18, 2:12, 2:10)

    6x100 @ 1:30
    3 - swim breathe every 4
    3 - kick w/ fins + BD

    Total: 3400
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  12. Friday 11/9/18

    PM SCY w/ Trip (as chief split-getter) @ LRRC "Friday Super Suit Broken Swim Fly Day"

    400 swim every 4th scull
    300 pull w/ paddles + SNKL
    200 kick 50 FR/50 FL w/ BD
    100 I.M. drill

    3x100 @ 1:20 D1-3
    4x25 @ :30 V.S. FL
    175 EZ

    "Broken 200 FL" (w/ B70 Neuro Comp full body suit)
    100 @ :15 REST (56.88)
    2x50 @ :10 REST (29.26, 29.74)

    Time: 1:55.88

    125 EZ
    6x100 @ 1:15 swim w/ paddles + fins + SNKL

    Total: 2500

    SHOUT OUT: Trip, for delaying the start of his workout to get my splits for me!
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  13. Thursday 11/8/18

    PM SCY w/ Trip + Jack @ LRRC

    400 swim every 4th 25 scull w/ SNKL
    300 pull w/ SP + SNKL
    200 kick every 3rd 25 BR w/ BD
    100 I.M. drill

    4x100 @ 1:20 D1-4
    4x50 @ 1:00 "Progressive Freestyle"

    100 @ 1:20 pull w/ paddles + SNKL (1:13)
    200 @ 2:40 pull w/ paddles + SNKL (2:25)
    300 @ 4:00 pull w/ paddles + SNKL (3:27)
    400 @ 5:20 pull w/ paddles + SNKL (4:17)
    300 @ 4:00 swim BIG N.S. (1:46/1:39)
    200 @ 2:40 swim BIG N.S. (1:08/1:03)
    100 @ 1:20 swim BIG N.S. (:32/:30)

    300 EZ

    Total: 3500
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  14. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 11/9/18

    by , November 8th, 2018 at 11:58 AM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    LCM intervals left, SCY intervals right

    Warm up
    1 x 200 3:30 [3:15]
    2 x 100 2:00 [1:45]
    4 x 50 1:15 [1:05] stroke
    4 x 50 1:00 [1:00]
    2 x 100 1:45 [1:30]
    1 x 200 3:30 [3:00]

    Kick set
    1 x 200 5:00 [4:30]
    1:00 [vertical kick]
    1 x 100 2:30 [2:15]
    1:00 [vertical kick]
    2 x 50 1:30 [1:15] fast

    Main set
    2 x 50 :50 [:45]
    3 x 50 :55 [:50]
    4 x 50 1:00 [:55]
    5 x 50 1:05 [1:00]
    [All swims choice]

    Freestyle set
    2 x 400 6:40 [6:00]
    4 x 200 3:20 [3:00]

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4100
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  15. 11/8/18 Workout

    by , November 8th, 2018 at 09:37 AM (Swimming Through Jello)
    Thursday, 11/8/2018 Pool Workout

    Stiff and sore today still!

    300 ez
    400 IM SKiPS
    300 d1-3

    2x{200 mod 3:15
    8x25 VS :30
    4x50 mod (#3 fast) 1:00
    2x75 b x 25 1:15
    50 EZ
    2x100 b to mod 1:45
    200 k FAST
    100 ez}

    //First round free, second round kind of a mix. Did k/fins on the 2nd fast 200, calf cramp last 50 so limped to the wall. Repeated again after the 100 ez and went much better.

    200 warmdown

    4000y
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  16. Wednesday 11/7/18

    PM SCY Solo @ LRRC "Smells Like Taper Spirit"

    400 (150 swim/50 kick)
    300 (100 pull/50 kick)
    200 (50 swim/50 kick)
    100 I.M. drill

    4x75 @ 1:10 D1-4 :51, :49+, :46+, :44)
    6x50 @ :40 swim w/ SP
    8x25 V.S.
    4 @ :40 FR kick w/ BD
    4 @ :30 FR swim

    200 EZ

    8x100 @ MILE PACE (goal pace for next weekend: sub 1:04)
    4 @ 1:20 (1:04, 1:05, 1:05, 1:04)
    2 @ 1:15 (1:03, 1:03)
    2 @ 1:10 (1:03, 1:03+)

    2x200 @ :15 rest EZ FR kick w/ fins + BD

    Total: 3200

    Felt very labored on my 100s today. Could not get going on my pace until I actually got to the faster intervals. Not entirely sure what to make of that. Anyways, only the first day of taper so can't expect to feel fantastic already!
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  17. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 11/8/18

    by , November 7th, 2018 at 05:01 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    6 x 100 1:45
    6 x 75 1:30 25st/25fr/25st
    6 x 25 :30 strong

    Kick set
    2x
    1 x 150 3:30
    1 x 100 2:15
    1 x 50 1:15 fast

    Main set
    2x
    1 x 50 1:00 easy
    4 x 25 :45 fast
    1 x 50 1:00 easy
    2 x 50 1:15 fast
    1 x 50 1:00 easy
    1 x 100 2:00 fast
    [All swims choice]

    Freestyle set
    2x
    4 x 50 1:00 pace, be consistent
    4 x 50 :50 desc 1-4
    4 x 50 :40 strong

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4100
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  18. 11/7/18 Workout

    by , November 7th, 2018 at 09:23 AM (Swimming Through Jello)
    Wednesday, 11/7/2018 CrossFit Workout

    Whole body sore. Triceps and hamstrings especially.

    Warmup - rowing, TTB warmup, barbell warmup

    Strength - Power Clean - 135/3, 165/3, 185/3, 205/3, 225/3
    //No pop at all. Made this fairly easy though.

    Conditioning - 3 rounds, 5:00 on, 5:00 off
    25 cal assault bike, then AMRAP
    15/10/5 per round TTB
    15/10/5 per round cal row

    2+11, 3, 5.

    First week after taper week is really tough. I do not feel good!
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  19. Tuesday 11/6/18

    PM SCY w/ Trip + Jack @ LRRC

    400 swim every 4th 25 scull w/ SNKL
    400 kick 100 FL/100 FR w/ fins + BD
    400 I.M. k/sw/dr/bld by 25
    400 @ 5:00 pull w/ paddles + SNKL
    4x100 @ 1:20 D1-4

    8x50 @ 1:00 "Progressive Freestyle" w/ SNKL

    10x200 @ 2:40
    5 - D1-5 pull w/ paddles + SNKL (2:22, 2:21, 2:20, 2:18, 2:13)
    2 - swim w/ opposite fin + opposite paddle + SNKL
    3 - D1-3 swim (2:19, 2:09+, 1:59+*)
    * bonus 1:00 rest after #9

    4x100 @ 1:30 swim breathe every 4
    200 EZ

    Total: 5000
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  20. Workout 11/06/18: evening

    by , November 6th, 2018 at 10:41 PM (Maple Syrup with a Side of Chlorine)
    2 x [150 swim/50 kick/100 pull] + 200 extra

    9 x 100 on 2:00 [did 125's, with 25 extra at the end]
    1-3 even, 4-6 descend, 7-9 even pace

    4 x 75 K-S-P on 1:30 [did 4 on 1:15, then 50 easy]
    200 loosen and out
    Sauna time!
    [Masters/Rec/2450 yds/45 min]
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    Starting to come down with my annual fall head cold - hope it passes more quickly than in previous years.
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