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After a long rest

Budapest week 6 - Wednesday

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Tuesday I was really tired and ended up going to bed before 7pm. I had a decent night of sleep but woke feeling even more sore and tired than when I went to bed. This tiredness carried into and throughout my workout. I knew I would hit a wall at some point but did expect it so soon after ramping up my training. This was probably the worst I have felt and performed in a couple years. My arms were heavy the whole workout. I just could not shake it! After practice I realized I did not eat dinner on Tuesday night and ate a small kind bar before practice so suspect that this contributed to the feeling.

Pool setup scy(again)

warm up
400 free with snorkel
6x50 catch-up on :50

main sets
400 free on 5:30 breathing 3,5 by 25 at 80% effort
400 IM negative split each 100 on 5:30
400 free afap on 5:30
200 easy
4xbroken 200s on 4mins as #1 50,100,50 #2 100,50,50 #3 4x50 #4 150,50 with 5 seconds after the 50, 10 after 100, 15 after the 150
200 easy
10mins vertical kick as 1min vertical kick(alternating flutter kick arms out and fly kick arms out), :30 bounce off bottom and get as far out of the water as possible in streamline position
10x50 free on 1min with 10, 9,8,7,6,5....,1 breaths per 50
10x25 back on :30 with 10,9,8,7,....,1 stroke per 25

warm down
200 easy

The 400 free afap I was 4:05 and beat. This was the highlight of the workout. The 200s I was 1:59,2:01,2:05,2:05. The rest was ok but I just had that feeling of being whooped the whole workout. One of my team mates suggested I took up something more sedentary like bridge or dominoes. He said he had never heard me complain and moan so much!

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