Ultra Day, Tues., Oct. 2
by, October 2nd, 2012 at 06:02 PM (726 Views)
8 x 25 shooters w/fins @ :40
4 x 50 free w/paddles, descend to 100 pace @ 1:00
4 x VK, :20 AFAP (50+ kicks) + :40 EZ
30 x 25 burst dolphin kick w/fins + cruise @ :30
-- did an EZ 25 on rep #16
20 x 25 burst + cruise w/fins @ :30
-- 10 breast, 10 flutter kick w/board
10 x 25 pull w/parachute
3 x free/back/breast + 1 shooter
-- first time I'd ever done backstroke with a chute. Kinda liked it.
Decided to do some ultra sets in lieu of an LP workout. I may carry on with this substitution for a few months. No idea if it's a true substitute, but I hate lactate sets enough to give it a try. And the ultras definitely pack an aerobic punch; my heart rate was quite elevated most of the sets.
Yoga + RC tonight for awhile.
Still mulling over what to swim in the Sprint Classic in a few weeks. https://www.clubassistant.com/club/m...1463&smid=4129. I had wanted to do 100 back and 100 IM, but that's a no go with the order of events. I want to get a 100 evil in this year, but don't really want to swim it the same meet as Teen Fort. Though maybe if she whoops me (which she would) that will be a good thing.
Hand grip strength correlated with 100 free performance in women: