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  1. Saturday 5/2/2020

    PM LCM w/ Trip @ "Undisclosed Location" "Recovery"

    Air Temp: 82
    Pool Temp: 73

    5x100 @ :15 rest FR swim
    4x100 @ :15 rest BK swim

    5x200 @ 3:00 FR kick H.A.S. w/ fins + SNKL

    100 FLOAT

    Total: 2000

    Totally done in from yesterday's VO2 MAX set. Kicking ass on sets like that makes me feel younger than I am, but then I wake up the next morning and realize I am old. My stroke was stale, my shoulders were sore, I had no kick. But I also think I am feeling the combined effects of continuously swimming, since March 16th, with only three days off, including a stretch of 19 and (currently) 20 days straight. To those of you who might read this and get jealous or think I am bragging, know that every day I got in the water I didn't take it for granted because I know most of you out there cannot swim. When I pushed it, I swam hard as much for all of you who couldn't do a workout as I did for myself. Meanwhile, I just floated through practice today. It was a waste of a gorgeous day to hit LCM hard, but hopefully tomorrow I come back more rested.

    Updated May 2nd, 2020 at 09:57 PM by Calvin S

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  2. Saturday Morning Workout

    When I was in college, Saturday morning workouts were a beast of their own, starting with a long dryland set. Here's a longer one today to kick off the weekend:

    Warmup: stretch + 1/2 mile easy jog (about 5 min)

    Circuit 1 - 5 min continuous - 4 exercises

    1. Med ball throws - 10 reps
    2. Bench Hops - 20 reps
    3. Streamline jump squats - 12 reps
    4. High plank shoulder touches - 20 reps (10 each side)

    1 min rest

    Circuit 2 - Driveway Set - 5 min continuous - 4 exercises

    1. Driveway sprint - Start in "take your mark" position, sprint from one end of the driveway to the other (or about 10 secs).
    2. Walking lunges - 20 reps (down the driveway)
    3. Broad jumps - 10 reps
    4. Streamline walking lunge - 20 reps

    1 min rest

    Repeat Circuit 1 & 2

    *1 mile run for time

    Cool down - stretch + 5-10 min walk

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