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  1. 85 degrees at the Y today

    by , June 1st, 2013 at 08:12 PM (Mixing it up this year)
    Managed a good workout today dispute the hot temps. Focused on stroke work today

    1000 free as 200 SPSKS
    Next sets were with monofin
    8x25@:45 fly scull drill
    8x25@:45 1 arm fly alt rt/lt
    200 fly kick on back
    8x25@:45 fly fast
    8x25@:45 chest press
    Remove monofin here
    8x25@:45 torque drill
    200 fly no equipment for time went 3:26 pleased with this since my best recent time in good temps in competition was 3:11

    200 breast kick
    8x25@:45 breast pull w/zoomers
    8x25@:45 breast scull w/ snorkel
    8x25@:45 accordion drill w/snorkel
    200 front & reverse scull
    200 breast for time went 3:40

    200 back kick w/zoomers
    200 free kick w/zoomers

    5x100@1:45 as 50 free/50 back w/paddles held 1:30's
    300 kick free w/zoomers
    200 free easy

    Total 5000 yards

    Updated June 1st, 2013 at 09:23 PM by Donna

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  2. Saturday 6/1/13

    Saturday 6/1

    AM only LCM (plus torrential rain and thunder (but no lightning) the whole practice)

    3x
    300 @ :15 rest swim w/ fins + snorkel
    4x50 @ :10 rest 25 kick/25 drill
    3x100 @ 1:40 Descend by 25s

    8x25 @ :10 rest V.S.
    100 EZ

    6x50 @ 2:15 FAST (29.5, 30.0, 30.0, 29.7, 31.0, 30.5)
    9x100 AE
    6 @ 1:20
    3 @ 1:15
    100 EZ
    4x75 (+ 25 EZ) @ 3:00 FAST (45.9, 47.8, 49.0, 48.8)
    6x100 @ 1:20 AE
    100 EZ
    2x100 @ 1:00 rest (basically a broken 200) I.M. (1:15/1:14 for a 2:29)

    200 EZ

    Total: 5500

    Updated June 4th, 2013 at 01:01 PM by Calvin S

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  3. Week 35 - Saturday

    by , June 1st, 2013 at 10:42 AM (After a long rest)
    My daughter has a two day swim meet this weekend so I was only able to do the 7-8am swim this morning and will have to find some time this week to make up the weights and dry land portion. I felt ok this morning and the extra couple hours of sleep to the rest of the week certainly helped.

    warm up
    8x150 on 2.15 swum 50 free, 50 back, 50 free
    100 easy while others finished
    10x50 kick on 1min
    10x50 wide arm catchup on 50
    100 easy

    Main set
    15x100 swum 5,4,3,2,1 starting at 1.30 and descending to 1.10

    5 mins of video and stroke analysis

    Total 4000meters

    i really liked the catchup with the hands separated as opposed to the hands coming together. This enabled me to concentrate on a nice 6 beat kick and still keep my free ryhthm. The descending 100 set is one of my coaches favorite sets and we did this frequently when swimming short course, but this was the first long course. I did not feel too good at 1.25 pace but kept pushing and made all the 100s the last one I held 1.08. One of the guys in the next land helped by stopping every other 100 and going for it on the ones he swum, which gave me someone to chase(at least on the first 50). I enjoyed the video work and need to work on head position and higher elbows.
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  4. 06.01.13 - Saturday workout

    by , June 1st, 2013 at 09:41 AM (Pete's swim blog)
    Swam w/ Dave and Tess next to Tucker, Bob and Bob. Tucker got about a 600m head start on me. I eventually caught up by keeping my speed up and using shorter rest intervals. About the time I caught up, he left but Bob and Bob had joined him and Dave and Tess were getting in synch with what I was doing. The problem with pushing hard to catch up is that you get worn out. Tess led the lane which helps out but she is a good bit faster than me and was pushing a tough interval. I hung in as long as I could and switched to pull when I couldn't keep up.

    LCM

    200 Free
    200 Bk/Br
    200 Free

    200 Kick w/ Fins
    200 Pull
    4 x 100 - 1:30
    200 Kick w/ Fins
    200 Pull
    4 x 100 Free down/IM Order back - 1:45

    8 x 50 IM Order - 1:00
    4 x 100 Free - 1:30
    200 Pull

    4 x 50 IM Order - 1:00
    100 Free - 1:30
    4 x 50 IM Order - 1:00
    200 Free - 3:00
    4 x 50 IM Order - 1:00
    300 Pull - 4:30

    300 IM, No Free
    4 x 50 Free - 1:00
    200 IM
    2 x 100 - 1:45
    100 IM
    200 Cool down

    (5600m Total)
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  5. Fri May 31 - A 70 Mile Month

    Felt a little better today after a day of rest and did more of a speed workout with Ray and Keith.

    Also hit 70.31 miles for the month of May. Never have done that and don't think I want to do it again. 23 workouts averaging more than 3 miles a workout. Too much for me to maintain over several months.

    Now through August, workouts will be limited to about 85 minutes and I plan on averaging about 4500 yards working more on speed. Plan on throwing in a quasi-competitive meet June 23 and a 5K postal swim in July. Just cutting back the workouts will be a partial taper for the June meet and I amy do a short full taper just to build up some speed and strength for that with the hope of carrying it forward.

    5x100 Free on 1:30
    4x125 Free on 1:45 (1:35 - 1:38)
    4x150 Free on 2:15 (1:55's)
    100 back
    4x125 Free on 2:00 (1:35's)
    4x150 Free on 2:20 (1:50 - 1:55)
    100 Back
    8x100 Back w/paddles on 1:45 (1:20's)
    10x50 Free w/paddles on :50
    225 Kick (started cramping)

    4425 yards
    82 minutes
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