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A comfort swimmer's guide to easy swimming

More Comfort swimming

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by , October 19th, 2008 at 09:17 PM (889 Views)
Saturday, 10/18/08
SCY with Carrie

Warm up
1 x 300 swim
6 x 50 kick as 25 fast/25 easy
5 x 50 drill

Broken 1650 free
:15 sec rest between each swim
275 250 - 225 75 50 - 25
Keep your stroke long and think about staying long out of the turns.

1 x 100 easy choice

2600 yards

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Updated October 21st, 2008 at 12:17 PM by poolraat



  1. jaegermeister's Avatar
    The broken 1650 is an interesting set. Where'd you get that? From the title "comfort swimming" I'd assume you didn't try to maintain a specific pace, but just concentrated on the walls and your stroke. I'm going to try that sometime.
  2. poolraat's Avatar
    I think this set came from one of the workout cards that used to be in the previous Swimming magazine we used to get. It is supposed to be swam at your target pace for the 1650. This one we swam a bit slower because Carrie bonked after the second or third swim of the set. The idea is to swim afap and at the end subtract the rest time (2:30) from the total time to get the actual swim time. Since Carrie's goal is to do an Olympic distance Tri next year this is mainly for her to get used to swimming the distance at race pace.