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  1. 2/5-2/6 Workout

    by , February 6th, 2019 at 10:04 AM (Swimming Through Jello)
    Tuesday, 2/5/2019 CrossFit Workout

    Warmup - 4x(40sec row ez, 20sec row fast, 3 walkouts, 3 RBM, 10 situps), barbell warmup

    Strength - Deadlift - 135/5, 185/5, 225/5, 275/5, 315/5, 335/5, 355/5

    Conditioning - AMRAP 7
    10 power snatch 75#
    3 bar muscleup
    6 rounds + 1 BMU
    //ripped my dang hand somewhere around round 4... threw me off my rhythm.


    Wednesday, 2/6/2019 Pool Workout

    Swam with the National group this morning. Decent amount with fins and I had some calf cramping issues (in both legs!), so I missed probably 200-300 out of this workout stretching. Still a good workout.

    200 fr 3:00/100 IM k 2:00
    200 fr 2:50/100 IM dr 1:45
    200 fr 2:40/100 IM 1:30

    Kick set - all on 1:40/100 pace, all last 25 fast
    100
    100-75
    100-75-50
    100-75-50-25

    2x150 2:10 fr cuise
    4x75 1:10 fr d1-2 to 500 pace, d3-4 to 200 pace
    2x150 2:15 50 st/50 fr/25 st/25 fr cruise
    4x75 1:15 o-ez fr, e-st 200 pace

    2x150 2:30 ez
    4x75 1:00 fr w/fins + pads d1-2 to 200 pace, d3-4 to 100 pace
    2x150 2:40 50 st/50 fr/25 st/25 fr ez
    4x75 1:10 w/fins o-ez fr, e-st 100 pace

    K w/fins, all on 1:20/100 pace, all half UDK last 25
    100
    100-75
    100-75-50
    100-75-50-25

    100 fr/100 IM /100 fr/100 IM warmdown

    5200y, we'll say I did 4900 of it.
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  2. Tuesday 2/5/19

    PM Weights @ LRRC
    PM SCY Solo @ LRRC "Power/Sprint Day"

    Weights:

    1x8/2x12 BB RDL (45/105/105#)
    1x8/2x12 BB back squat (45/105/105#)
    1x8/2x12 S-leg curl (10/50/50#)
    1x8/2x12 S-leg extension (10/50/50#)
    1x8/2x12 S-leg glute (50/90/90#)
    3x15 hip adductor (70#)
    3x15 hip abductor (70#)

    Swim:

    400 swim every 4th 25 scull w/ SNKL
    300 pull w/ SP + SNKL
    200 kick every 3rd 25 BR w/ BD
    100 I.M. drill

    5x100 @ 1:40 D1-5 (1:05, 1:04, 1:02, 1:00, :58)
    100 EZ

    4x25 @ 1:00 SPRINT w/ fins + paddles + chute (full closed)
    50 @ 2:00 EZ BR kick w/ BD
    4x25 @ :45 15M FAST UW FL kick w/ fins + chute (IIIII)*
    50 @ 2:00 EZ BR kick w/ BD
    4x25 @ 1:00 SPRINT w/ paddles + chute (IIII)
    50 @ 2:00 EZ BR kick w/ BD
    4x25 @ :45 15M FAST UW FL kick w/ chute (III)
    50 @ 2:00 EZ BR kick w/ BD
    4x25 @ 1:00 SPRINT w/ chute (II)
    50 @ 2:00 EZ BR kick w/ BD
    4x25 @ :45 15M FAST UW FL kick w/ chute (I)
    50 @ 2:00 EZ BR kick w/ BD
    4x25 @ 1:00 SPRINT NO BREATH

    150 FLOAT

    Total: 2750

    * See attached picture from workout on 1/23/19 for settings.
  3. Workout 02/05/19: evening

    by , February 5th, 2019 at 11:08 PM (Maple Syrup with a Side of Chlorine)
    200 swim-100 kick-200 pull [extra 100]
    4 x 50 quarter's strong
    100 non free

    2 x
    - 3 x 75 on 1:30 k-s-p [did 100s]
    - 3 x 75 on 1:20 pacing [did 100s]
    - on next top...4 x 50 on 1:00
    - Master's minute rest

    4 x 50 on 1:05 active recovery
    [Masters/Rec/2700 yds/55 min]
    ==========================
    A good workout tonight with a full pool. Lena knocked out 750yds on her own (she is amazing and doing so great in her 4th straight weekly practice) and I swam with Greg, Jim, Carol, Anne, and Sean. I was holding 1:20s on the first round of 75s and 1:15s on the second part consistently for each round of the main set.
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  4. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 2/6/19

    by , February 5th, 2019 at 12:22 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    LCM intervals left, SCY intervals right

    Warm up
    1 x 300 5:00 [4:30]
    3 x 100 1:45 [1:30]
    12 x 50 1:20 [1:15] alt 2 kick, 2 stroke

    Sprint set
    4 x 50 :50 [:45]
    4 x 50 1:00 [:55] same effort as first four
    4 x 50 :50 [:45]
    1:00 rest
    3 x 50 2:00 [2:00] best effort sprint
    1 x 50 easy
    [All swims choice]

    Freestyle set
    6 x 50 :55 [:50] consistent pace
    3 x 100 1:40 [1:30] desc 1-3
    1 x 300 4:45 [4:15] neg split
    3 x 100 1:30 [1:20] desc 1-3
    6 x 50 :50 [:45] strong NO GEAR

    Kick set
    1 x 400 10:00 [9:00] build each 100 to fast

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4100
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  5. Monday 2/4/19

    PM SCY Solo @ LRRC

    6x300
    2 @ 3:55
    2 @ 3:45
    2 @ 3:35

    3x100 @ 1:55 FR kick w/ BD
    200 @ 3:15 breathe every 4 pull w/ SP
    3x100 @ 1:45 FR kick w/ BD
    200 @ 3:15 breathe every 4 pull w/ SP
    3x100 @ 1:35 FR kick w/ BD
    200 @ 3:15 breathe every 4 pull w/ SP

    4x150 @ 2:15 kick H.A.S. w/ fins + SNKL
    odd: FL/FR/FL by 50
    even: FR/FL/FR by 50

    100 EZ

    Total: 4000
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  6. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 2/5/19

    by , February 4th, 2019 at 12:50 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    2 x 150 2:30
    4 x 75 1:30 IM/stroke
    3 x 100 1:30
    6 x 25 :30 strong

    Kick set
    1 x 200 4:30
    4 x 25 :45 fast
    2 x 100 2:15
    4 x 25 :45 fast

    Main set
    2x
    1 x 75 1:30 mod, perfect stroke
    1 x 25 :45 fast
    1 x 75 1:30 mod, perfect stroke
    3 x 25 :45 fast
    1 x 75 1:30 mod, perfect stroke
    5 x 25 :45 fast
    [RD1 stroke, RD2 choice]

    Freestyle set
    3 x 200 3:00 long & strong
    2 x 50 :45 strong
    2 x 200 3:00 desc 1-2
    3 x 50 :45 strong
    1 x 200 3:00 neg split
    4 x 50 :45 strong

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4400
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  7. 2/3-2/4 Workouts

    by , February 4th, 2019 at 09:27 AM (Swimming Through Jello)
    Sunday, 2/3/2019 Garage Weights

    Back to some strength building before the next meet.

    Back Squat - 45/5, 135/3, 185/3, 225/3, 255/3, 285/3, 270/5, 255/7, 240/10

    Shoulder Press - 45/5, 75/5, 95/5, 110/5,5,5


    Monday, 2/4/2019 Pool Workout

    Body was slightly ornery from lifting yesterday. Also pool is still pretty cold. Kind of a smorgasbord today.

    6x200 add-on backstroke + free w/snorkel
    400 pull (100 PB thighs/200 ankles/100 thighs)

    12x50 :05 rest 8 UDK fr/6 UDK SLOB

    12x100 1:45
    4-DPS last 25 drop 1 stroke per 100
    4-25 sw/50 overkick/25 sw
    4-D1-4

    8x50 VS (fl/br) 1:00

    200 warmdown

    4000y
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  8. Sunday 2/3/19

    PM Weights @ LRRC
    PM SCY w/ Trip + Michael @ LRRC "If you cough when you breathe, just don't breathe."

    Weights:

    1x8/2x12 DB shoulder press (10/25/25#)
    1x8/2x12 DB S-arm bicep curl (10/25/25#)
    1x8/2x12 DB tricep extension (10/25/25#)
    1x8/2x12 DB S-arm row (10/25/25#)
    1x8/2x12 DB bench press (10/25/25#)
    3x15 hip adductor (70#)

    3x15 hip abductor (70#)

    Swim:

    400 swim every 4th 25 scull w/ SNKL
    300 pull w/ SP + SNKL
    200 kick every 3rd 25 BR w/ BD
    100 I.M. drill

    12x50 @ 1:00 "Progressive Freestyle" w/ SNKL

    12x100 @ 1:30 swim w/ fins
    3 - first 25 UW FL kick
    3 - second 25 UW FL kick
    3 - third 25 UW FL kick
    3 - last 25 UW FL kick

    200 EZ FR kick w/ BD

    Total: 3000
  9. Saturday 2/2/19

    PM SCY w/ Trip @ LRRC "Still feel crappy..."

    1200 (200 swim/200 FL kick H.A.S.) w/ fins + SNKL
    8x100 @ 1:45 k/sw/dr/bld 2 each stroke I.M.O.

    10x200
    4 @ 2:30 pull w/ paddles + SNKL
    3 @ 2:35 pull w/ SNKL
    3 @ 2:30 swim D1-3 (2:21, 2:12+, 2:03+)

    4x50 @ 1:10 4/3/2/1 breaths by 50

    Total: 4200
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  10. Workout 02/02/19: morning

    by , February 2nd, 2019 at 03:29 PM (Maple Syrup with a Side of Chlorine)
    A good group today. We do not have pool time next Saturday and have the 1 hour swim in 2 weeks.

    200 swim/100 kick/200 pull [extra 200]
    2 x 50 breast
    2 x 50 back
    2 x 25 burst and cruise

    5 x 100 on 1:50 [I did 6 on 1:25]
    5 x 100 on 1:50 [I did 6 on 1:25] [Ground Hog Day special ]
    Test swim: 400 [did 5:12]
    5 x 50 on 1:00 [did backstroke - best average]
    100 loosen and out
    [Masters/Rec/2900 yds/65 min]
    ===================
    Swam with Greg, Jim, Libby, Kevin, Jeff, Anne, and a new swimmer named Colt. He is gearing up for an Ironman this summer and wants to improve his swim leg.
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  11. 2/2/19 Workout

    by , February 2nd, 2019 at 11:34 AM (Swimming Through Jello)
    Saturday, 2/2/2019 Pool Workout

    Swam *most* of the workout with the National group this morning, that was fun! (They did the main set with some 400 IMs in between but when you're 30 and a sprinter and only used to 4000y practices you get to do a 100 easy instead)

    600 w/snorkel k/uw recovery/sw x 50
    500 br9/3/7/3/5 x 100
    400 w/snorkel 25 catchup/75 sw
    300 w/snorkel 25 1-arm/75 sw
    200 w/snorkel fast turns
    100 w/snorkel build

    12x100 IM k
    6-1:50
    4-1:40
    2-1:30

    4x100 IMO 1:20/1:20/1:30/1:15
    100 ez
    4x75 IMO 1:00/1:00/1:10/:55
    100 ez
    4x50 IMO :40/:40/:50/:35
    100 ez
    4x25 IMO :20/:20/:25/:15
    100 ez
    100 IM FAST

    200 warmdown

    5000y
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  12. Friday 02012019

    by , February 1st, 2019 at 05:26 PM (aztimm's training blog)
    Friday AM solo swim @ Sendero Springs (SCY)

    1200 w/u various

    100 kick w/fins
    75 easy free/back/free w/fins
    25 fast fly w/fins

    2 x 125 (25 drill/25 free/25 breast fly kick/25 free/25 drill), w/fins
    25 easy free w/fins
    25 fast fly w/fins

    100 kick w/fins
    75 easy free/back/free w/fins
    25 fast fly w/fins

    100 easy free

    3 x 300 pull @ 4:10, w/Agility paddles + buoy
    right into
    300 swim (trying to hold that same pace)

    100 easy free

    4 x 100 @ 1:35--
    * 25 fast/75 easy
    * 50 fast/50 easy
    * 75 fast/25 easy
    * 100 fast

    100 easy free

    100 fast, broken at the 50 for 10 seconds (held around 1:12)

    100 easy free

    100 fast, broken at the 25 for 5 seconds (held similar)

    100 easy free

    300 pull w/Catalyst paddles + buoy

    400 w/d various

    TTL: 4900 yards

    Butterfly: 75 yards
    Backstroke: 250 yards
    Breaststroke: 300 yards
    Freestyle: 4075 yards
    Kicking: 200 yards

    the air temp was almost balmy this morning, in the mid-50s. I usually need to wear a sweatshirt for the drive over and to feel warm enough before I get in the water. but today was just a t-shirt.

    I hadn't done sets of fast swims with a built-in rest for a while, was something we'd do somewhat regularly (maybe monthly) when I swam with masters groups in AZ. we'd sometimes even begin from the blocks...but I'm not sure if the lifeguards at Sendero would like that, maybe I'll ask sometime when I'm the only one.

    I was just shy of 49 miles of swimming in January. Not a record, as I hit 60+ in Jan a few years ago, but much more than last year.
    I really need to start doing some longer swims to prepare for my Saguaro lake swim, but in the middle of the moving process, I'm not sure when that will happen. who knows, maybe I can get away for a bit this weekend, if the weather cooperates. I'd really like to get to Barton Springs and at least start with about 5km.
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  13. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 2/4/19

    by , February 1st, 2019 at 01:54 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    LCM intervals left, SCY intervals right

    Warm up
    3 x 100 2:00 [1:45]
    2 x 100 2:15 [2:00] alt 50st/50fr
    3 x 100 1:45 [1:30]
    4 x 50 1:15 [1:05] stroke

    Kick set
    3x
    1 x 100 2:30 [2:15] build
    1:00 [vertical kick]

    Freestyle set
    2x
    4 x 150 2:30 [2:15] desc 1-4
    1 x 300 5:00 [4:30] long & strong

    Main set
    4 x 50 1:15 [1:05] 1easy/3fast
    4 x 100 2:00 [1:45] alt. 1easy/1fast
    4 x 50 1:15 [1:05] all fast
    [All swims choice]

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4100
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  14. 2/1/19 Workout

    by , February 1st, 2019 at 09:17 AM (Swimming Through Jello)
    Friday, 2/1/2019 CrossFit Workout

    Warmup - plyos, barbell warmup

    Strength - Power Clean - 135/3, 165/3, 185/3, 205/3, 225/3, 235/3

    Conditioning - 3 rounds
    21 deadlift 135#
    15 bar facing burpees
    9 push jerk 135#
    8:00
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  15. Thursday 1/31/19

    PM Weights @ LRRC
    PM SCY w/ Trip + Jack @ LRRC "I.M. feeling like crap"

    Weights:

    1x8/2x12 BB RDL (45/105/105#)
    1x8/2x12 BB back squat (45/105/105#)
    1x8/2x12 S-leg curl (10/50/50#)
    1x8/2x12 S-leg extension (10/50/50#)
    1x8/2x12 S-leg glute (30/90/90#)
    3x15 hip adductor (50#)
    3x15 hip abductor (50#)

    Swim:

    300 swim every 4th 25 scull w/ SNKL

    8x200 @ 2:35
    odd: AE FR
    even: I.M. D1-4 (2:31, 2:27, 2:23+, 2:23-)

    100 EZ

    Total: 2000

    Feeling like garbage. Can't shake this cold. By the 3rd 200, every time I pushed off under water I was having a coughing fit. Didn't even bother doing another set after the 200s. Just called it a day.
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  16. 1/31/19 Workout

    by , January 31st, 2019 at 10:33 AM (Swimming Through Jello)
    Thursday, 1/31/2019 Pool Workout

    Back to the pool finally! Water was very cold today, joints didn't like to warm up.

    3x{100 fr 1:30
    100 IM 1:40
    100 bk 1:50
    100 k 2:00}

    4x{2x25 k :35
    1x25 fl :30}
    2,4,6,8 UDK per round

    4x150 p 2:15 D1-4
    o-br3,4,5, e-br3,5,7

    4x{2x25 k :35
    1x25 bk :30}
    2,4,6,8 UDK per round

    4x150 IM mix 2:45 D1-4

    6x50 dr/sw ez 1:00

    2x{4x25 :30 4,3,2,1 breaths
    1x25 :30 sprint
    4x25 :30 3,2,1,0 breaths
    1x75 1:30 ez}
    //Misread and did 4x25 sprint on first round. Extra 25 warmdown at end.

    4000y
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  17. Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout 1/31/19

    by , January 30th, 2019 at 04:33 PM (Sarasota Y Sharks Masters GOLD Workout)
    SCY

    Warm up
    1 x 200 3:15
    2 x 150 2:30
    3 x 100 1:45 alt. 25st/25fr
    4 x 50 1:00 choice

    Kick set
    2x
    1 x 100 2:15
    1:00 [vertical kick]
    4 x 25 :45 fast

    Main set
    3x
    3 x 75 1:30 1easy/2fast
    3 x 50 1:00 1easy/2fast
    3 x 25 :30 1easy/2fast
    [RD1 75s stroke, RD2 50s stroke, RD3 25s stroke]
    [All other swims choice]

    Freestyle set
    1 x 100 1:30 mod
    2 x 150 2:15 last 50 strong
    3 x 200 3:00 desc 1-3
    2 x 150 2:05 last 50 strong
    1 x 100 best effort

    Warm down
    4 x 50 1:00

    Total: 4350
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  18. 1/30/19 - 30 Min Continuous Swim

    Wednesday, 1/30/19

    With a late wake-up I had limited time today, so I just went for a 30 minute non-stop swim to see how much I could fit in. I kept a steady aerobic pace, tried not to watch the clock, and focused on perfect stroke.

    Here were my stats:

    30 min swim (all freestyle)
    2200 scy
    Average Stroke Rate: 23 strokes/min
    Average Pace: 1:21/100yrd

    Heart rate was tricky, because the particular model of fitness watch I have disables in swim mode, but my heart rate when I stopped the watch was 144bpm, so I assume I maintained somewhere around there, as I kept a steady pace the whole time. I sometimes forgot how meditative it can be to just keep swimming...
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  19. 1/29/19 Workout

    by , January 30th, 2019 at 11:03 AM (Swimming Through Jello)
    Tuesday, 1/29/2019 CrossFit Workout

    Warmup - airbike, stretching, plyos, barbell warmup

    Strength - A) Back Squat - 45/5, 135/5, 185/5, 225/5, 255/5,5,5
    B) Bench Press - 45/5, 135/5, 165/5, 185/5,5,5

    Conditioning - EMOM 9 :30 on, :30 off
    1 - airbike cals (17, 17, 16)
    2 - wall balls (16, 16, 16)
    3 - C2B pullups (13, 13, 14)

    Polar Vortex hit, school canceled Wednesday which means pool is closed. Bummer. I took my rest day because I'm pretty sore from back squats and pullups after a week of lighter work and the meet.
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  20. Tuesday 1/29/19

    PM SCY w/ Trip + Jack @ LRRC "That time I tried a Trip warm-up"

    400 smooth w/ SNKL

    300 @ 4:30 AFAP (3:04+)
    200 @ 3:00 AFAP (2:04+)
    100 @ 1:30 AFAP (:59+)
    100 EZ

    8x50 @ 1:00 "Progressive Freestyle" w/ SNKL

    Total: 1500

    So my daughter was sent home sick from school, which severely shortened my time to swim. I am also still sick (can't stop coughing). I rushed to the LRRC to find Trip and Jack finishing going up a pyramid of 100-200-300-400-300-200-100. I warmed up on the 400 and then went right into the fast. Whenever I write a workout and say I did it with Trip, it almost always means we did the main set and warm down together, not warm-up. I start about 30-40 minutes before Trip cause I like long dynamic warm-ups. Trip just does a 500 and starts pounding. Hey Trip, I tried your way. I don't like it. You can keep your skimpy warm-up.
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