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Fly/Breast Day

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by , January 30th, 2009 at 01:30 PM (633 Views)
11:00 AM to Noon at the Downtown YMCA (SCM) coached by Priscilla Bettis.

300 free
400 IM - drill/kick/drill/swim

4x25 fly descend on :45
4x25 breast descend on :45 (try dolphin kick at front of pull rather than old way)

4x3/4 length fly sprint on :40
4x3/4 length breast sprint on :40

6x100 on 2:00
Odds - 25 fly fast/75 free
Evens - 25 br fast/75 free
I was out of it today and didn't catch all my times, but I was coming in right around 1:35 on these.

12x50 free on 1:00 - br under water cycle off the start - I did these in just around :50.

100 easy warmdown

2350 meters

Notes: My fly still feels off. At one point I remembered that if I pause briefly at the end of my recovery, my hips have the chance to come up and my kick is significantly stronger. But my breathing was still off. Oh well. That new interpretation of the breast stroke dolphin kick is challenging to get the hang of. After a few tries, I quit kicking twice and started to get the hang of it. We'll see how it works when I do a longer IM workout tomorrow morning.

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