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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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by , December 12th, 2012 at 03:55 PM (347 Views)
SCY@FGCU Aquatic Center
Air temp of 76, pool at 79, 100% water clarity.
Cloudy with humidity at 68%

Today is... 12/12/2012!

Warm up
300 FR

*Set 1*
4(100 Scull, 200 FR Swim) Desc 1-4
3(200 Scull, 500 FR Swim) Desc 1-3

*Set 2*
2000 FR/with fins (Slim Fins S) as;
100 kick/100 swim (timed)
  1. 1:00
  2. :59
  3. :59
  4. :58
  5. :58
  6. :59
  7. :58
  8. :58
  9. :58
  10. :57

Warm down:
300 EZ FR/BK Swim

  • I slept well last night, now I only feel moderately tired with some soreness from dryland work. Gradually the dryland program has been increased over the last several weeks to the point of about 75% of the work I was doing last May. I will maintain for now and include some additional recovery rest in preparation for moving up to the next dryland level.
  • Set 1 - Scull drills help me to keep the high elbow position in FR swimming. I timed the 4th 200 FR Swim at 2:11, and 3rd 500 at 5:46.
  • Set 2 - I wanted to swim controlled smooth freestyle with consistent EVF technique and steady rotation. Using the fins, I wanted to be under 1:00 for all the 100 swims. In the first 100 swim I missed a shallow end flip turn, which only occurs in the diving well pool for some reason, but not the LCM pool. There were no breaks in the entire set, as I went from kick to swim continuously just taking a moment to peek at the clock for the time check. Thinking it would only be moderately hard, I was gasping most of the way, particularly the first 25 kick after each strong 100 FR swim.

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Updated December 12th, 2012 at 05:20 PM by fdtotten

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