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8/19/15: Workout of the Day

Total Swim: 2,150 yards Warm-up: 100 each (swim, kick, swim, pull, swim) Main Set: 300 swim 300 kick/pull (150/150) 200 swim 200 kick/pull (100/100) 150 swim 150 kick/pull (50/100) 100 swim 100 kick pull (50/50) 50 swim 50 kick 50 pull Today’s morning swim felt really good – today was the first day I felt … Continue reading

8.15.15: Workout of the Day

Swimming – Total Distance: 1950 yards It’s been awhile since I swam. I’ve said that a few times now, in a couple of blog posts. So on Friday (obviously this post is a few days old), I finally made it to over 1 mile of swimming. My goal is to slowly work back up to … Continue reading

8.5.15: Workout of the Day

Back in the pool again, for the first time in….almost two months. Wow. I knew it had been awhile but seriously, that long?! Granted, there was the nausea in June, the crazy work schedule in July, in combination with the first trimester fatigue…I’ll give myself a pass. So today really was just focusing on swimming … Continue reading

Workout of the Day – Friday 2/27/15

Swim – 2700 yards Modified from: Masters Swim Workouts by Sara McClarty, June 27, 2014 B Workout 400 swim (100 swim, 100 IM, 100 swim, 100 IM) 400 pull (3/5 breathing pattern by 100) 8×25 sprint, IM order on :40 interval 6×125 swim, 25 sprint/100 smooth, on 2:15 interval 4×25 sprint IM order with :5 … Continue reading

Workout of the Day – Friday 2/20/15

Swim – 2700 yards Warm-Up (700 yards) 150 swim 150 kick 150 pull 150 swim100 IM Main Set (1900 yards) 4×200 on :20 rest interval (RI) 8×25 fast kick on :10 RI 8×75 (first 25 stroke, second 50 freestyle) For this set, 2 sets of 4 (no rest in between) 1-butterfly 2-backstroke 3&4-breaststroke 6×50 pull … Continue reading

6.1.14… “I’m training”

Training, for what, exactly? I talk a lot in my blog posts about training – training for upcoming races, developing training plans, throwing training plans out the window…but I don’t feel disciplined about it at all.The reality is, I have a lot of races that I want to do, that are all very different, and … Continue reading

4.22.14 Workout of the Day

Morning workout only today – no evening bike ride because I ended up working late. So Dylan and I just made dinner and went for a short walk. But this mornings workout included a 1,900 yard swim from Speedo Pace Club and 40-ish minute lift. I modified the workout a little bit (you can find … Continue reading