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August 10th Aquasol

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by , August 11th, 2011 at 01:36 AM (477 Views)
Aquasol - No Coach Janine - 7:00 - 8:20 PM
No other aged groupers

Warm 6x100 Alt FR, BK, one BR (600)

12x50 IM (Fly/BK, BK/BR, BR/FR) on 1:00 (600/1200)
6x75 Kick 25/Swim 50 (3 BR, 2 BK, 1 Fly) on 1:20 (450/1650)
50/100/200/100/50 FR on :10 RI (500/2150)
4x100 Monofin, 25Front,25Side,25Back,25Side on 1:30 (400/2550)
4x75 IM Drill (Fly,BK,BR) Worked on UW Back to breast turn (300/2850)
4x100 FR odd-swim, even-kick (400/3250)

200 cool

3450

I found this workout at a swimworkouts.com, slightly modified. I had 5 lanes to myself and the seniors were in the first 5.
Just about every Master/fitness swimmers are finding the new morning open lap swim more convenient. Actually there has always been a morning open lap swim with the Y in the same pool.
I guess I needed to be alone, I'm finding that the struggle against the resistance of the water pales in comparison to the struggle of my mind and body, I have to push through the pain and the struggle to breath.
Yesterday I tried the underwater transition turn for back to breast, I found a workout that allowed me to figure it out, I get the idea, but it needs more practice...and more air!

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