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A comfort swimmer's guide to easy swimming

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Rating: 2 votes, 4.50 average.
by , October 8th, 2008 at 12:32 PM (803 Views)
SCY with Carrie

Warmup
300 swim, did 150 free/150 back
3 x 100 kick, 1-2 on back on 2:10, 3 breast kick with board
4 x 50 as 25 drill/25 swim dps
8 x 25 on :40 IMO

Main Set
8 x 100 on 2:00, odds IM, evens free, (ave 1:30 on IM, 1:22 on free)
8 x 25 kick on back, on :45 done as 1/2 UW SDK - 1/2 flutter kick on surface
(Goal was to count kicks on 1st one, then hold that count and try for more dist. Was doing 12-13 yds on 15 kicks)
6 x 50 back on 1:00
4 x 50 on 1:15, 1 & 3 25 fly/25 free and 2 & 4 25 free/25 fly

100 free/DAB to cool down

2600 yards


45 minute spin class at noon.


I had some extra time in the evening so I got out the Monofin and went to the pool for about an hour and did the following.

Short Warmup consisting of:
200 swim free and back
2 x 100 flutter and dolphin kick on back
2 x 50 drill

Main Set
4 x 100 kick w/ monofin on 1:45, odds on back, evens on belly w/board. (ave 1:12-15)
4 x 50 free on :55
8 x 25 spin drill w/ monofin on :45, by doing 4 kicks in each position, I can almost cover the entire 25 in 1 cycle
4 x 50 free on :55
rest an additional 1:00
50 fly as 25 at about 90% then 25 afap. went :34
cooldown with 200 easy free and DAB

Total 1750 y

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Updated October 9th, 2008 at 02:22 PM by poolraat

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  1. The Fortress's Avatar
    Way to go Merman! Now get out of that comfort swimming mindset and kick some ass with the MF!
  2. The Fortress's Avatar
    What, you can't do an entire 50 AFAP?!