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  1. Workout 01/27/19: afternoon

    by , January 27th, 2019 at 07:58 PM (Maple Syrup with a Side of Chlorine)
    Rare Sunday swim for me. The Rec is only open on Sundays during the winter months and with nothing on the agenda today after work I headed to the pool. To my surprise the usual moshpit was absent and I was able to split the lane for the whole swim. I did the workout the team did yesterday.

    200 swim/100 kick/200 pull
    4 x 25 burst and cruise

    6 x 125 on :15sr [25 fr/75 dps/25 no free]
    1 x 100 pull

    Test swim: 1 x 200 on goal OHS pace
    [2:30 = 4800 yds, I did 2:28. I am aiming for 4500yds in the OHS this year]

    100 kick
    14 x 25 on :30 [odd fr fast/even choice]
    4 x 50 active recovery
    [Solo/Rec/2300 yds/45 min]

    Updated January 28th, 2019 at 06:50 AM by rxleakem

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  2. 1/27/19 Race Day #2

    by , January 27th, 2019 at 01:59 PM (Swimming Through Jello)
    Sunday, 1/27/2019 Ozark Senior Champs Day 2
    Felt a little sore first thing this morning but loosened up pretty quickly.

    300 fr
    16x50 o-k/dr, e-b :50
    8x25 o/c :30
    2 starts

    Again, some warmup and warmdown between events that I didn't keep track of.

    200 Free Relay - 21.69 leadoff split - Yesterday most of the sectionals level guys didn't do relays, and some of the better guys had had iffy meets thus far, so head coach put us all in relays today to try to kick start things. Think it worked - everybody on the A relay was 21 low to mid. I had a really good race besides the one breath I took was straight into the turn... oops.

    100 Back - 53.56 (25.87/27.69) - I do not remember the hundredths for this race so I'll update when results come in. Breakouts were a little questionable and I'd like my second 50 to be a little closer to the first. But, a second faster than Ozark Masters last year so can't complain too much.

    100 Breast - 59.88 (28.25/31.63) - Under a minute untapered, I'll take that! A little deep on my start and turns. Head coach gave me a couple tips on my pull that I'll try to work on. Again, a second faster than Ozark Masters last year.

    So, pretty much most of the improvement from Ozark Masters (my last non-championship meet last year, though I was decently rested for that) was in going out more aggressively. Hopefully I can get myself better finished with some more rest in March. But very happy with how I did this weekend, closest thing to a "bad swim" was the 100 free and even that wasn't horrid.

    Updated January 29th, 2019 at 04:18 PM by JPEnge