Tuesday, Oct. 29
by, October 29th, 2013 at 03:12 PM (905 Views)
Swim/SCY @ Sewickley
Met up with Jim at the Y and did an easy recovery workout. I'm still sore from the meet. It didn't help that I didn't warm down and couldn't get in the pool yesterday. Jim is recovering from a back spasm himself, so can't do much right now. We hit the jacuzzi before and after.
800 with lots of drills
6 x 100 @ 2:00
10 x 25 shooter + 25 EZ w/fins
Official results from the Sprint Classic: http://www.patriotmasters.org/Sprint...013Results.htm
Jim and I had an interesting chat in the jacuzzi. Jim had recently interviewed Brent Rushall on how to pace a race and relayed to me an interesting study involving drylands (which Rushall doesn't believe in). The study compared two groups of college swimmers over their 4 year careers. One group did a traditional program with high yardage, drylands and a season end taper. The other group did high intensity training (which is not just for sprinters!) with half the yardage, no drylands and no taper. The latter group improved much more than the traditional group, improving 8-14%. Interesting no?