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Training & Swim Workout

July 14, 2013 Leave a comment

Treadmill Speed Session:

.75 mile WU

.25 Interval at ~10k Race Pace

.75 Recovery

Repeat Total of 4xs

Total Time: 30-45 minutes

Swim Workout:

1 x 150 (3×50) Free EZ
1 x 150 (3×50) Pull B
1 x 150 (3×50) Fist 25/Free 25
Repeat 2x’s
Total: 1350
1 x 100 (2×50) Easy Pace
1 x 200 (4×50) Mod Pace
4 x 50 Sprints w/20 sec rest
2 x 100 Cool down

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Categories: swimming, Training

Open Water Swim Video

 

For those of you competing at Eagleman in the Choptank River.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRgdEnUYgKI&feature=player_embedded

Categories: swimming

New Swim Starts to Make Ironman Safer

Categories: Ironman, swimming

Swim: The Catch Phase

A good catch can set up the pull phase. Meaning, following entry, extend and catch(flexing the wrist to 30 degrees). This position of the wrist helps properly position the high elbow(bent) pull phase.

Categories: swimming, Training Tips

For swim training consider the HALO Swim Trainer

February 21, 2010 Leave a comment


The HALO helps build strength and teaches the muscles the correct stroke path with high elbow catch.

Categories: swimming

101 Tips for Completing Your First Marathon

August 10, 2009 Leave a comment
Introduction

Running a marathon is a lifetime achievement and is most likely on many a runner’s bucket list. However, it can be difficult to navigate through the rough roads of training. This quick reference guide will help you reach this monumental goal. Read a tip everyday to stay on course and to maintain the right direction. Good luck and enjoy the journey.

Tip #1
If you have been running or jogging allow 7 months for training. It takes time for your muscles, ligaments, and tendons to adjust not to mention your heart and lungs.
Look for tip #2 tomorrow!