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Feb 21-22

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Friday Drylands

RC ex
captains chair leg raises, 2 x 15
good mornings, 75 x 4 x 8
seated row negatives, 80 x 4 x 6
extreme angle goblet squats on stacked steps, 50 x 4 x 8
tricep press, 80 x 4 x 8
explosive leg extensions, 90 x 3 x 25
explosive leg press, 175 x 2 x 15
kneeling ab crunches, 100 x 3 x 15
hip abductors, 90 x 4 x 6

Stretching, 20 min

Saturday Recover Swim:

I walked into Pitt and the competition pool was closed, again, for some kind of informal kids meet. I ignored the do not swim signs and hopped in a lane anyway. No one kicked me out. I was tired -- can't do more than 3 hard workouts in a row these days -- and did a recovery swim.

600 various
100 scull
100 fly drills
6 x 25 shooters w/fins @ :40
4 x 25 smooth fly @ :35
4 x 50 backstroke @ 1:00
4 x 50 breast @ 1:10
4 x 75 free w.paddles @ 1:30
50 EZ
16 x 25 kick w/fins @ :30, UW 15m+ with 3 kicks
100 EZ

Total: 2300


Going to stretch for a bit. I am really sore from yesterday's weights. I think I did more reps than usual.

I had an appt with an allergist yesterday. I had a lung function test which according to the doc was "over 100%." I guess this is for the normal person bc I told him I still feel like I recently have had diminished lung capacity. He said that is still certainly possible due to a combo of age, allergies and reflux. Didn't realize I had that but it's apparently very common in endurance athletes. I was telling this to Mr. Fort and he remarked that his trainer told him that the worst aging of the body takes place in the 50s decade. I had thought it was the 60s ... Whatever, I notice it even a subtle change. Oh well, hopefully the drugs will help!

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