Swim

Masters Swim

I completed 2050 of the 2300 workout today. I probably would have completed all of it had it not been for the fact that there was a fair amount of kick sets.

I was up again at 2:30 and did get some work done before the workout. I felt great about going to the workout.

Masters Swim

I was getting crushed like a little bug at points during the workout this morning. This has got to be good for me. It will surely push me to the next level.

Onwards and upwards!

Masters Swim

I had planned to sleep until 5:30 this morning and just skip the swim workout. But, I was up at 3:30. I took care of some business and decided that I might as well head out to the workout.

I don't think I've ever had one time yet that I wasn't glad that I got up to do the swim workout. Jeff wasn't there today and Jim was prepared to run things. He put together a really interesting workout, including doing things like "pins" and vertical kicking.

Masters Swim

I completed 2100 of the scheduled 2400 workout today.

I was up again at around 1:30AM and just decided to get out of bed around 2:45 AM. It's getting pretty ridiculous how much this is happening. I was feeling tired when it was time to leave, but knew that I wanted to get something done to start my day; I hadn't been very productive to that point.

I feel so good having completed the swim workout and it definitely did give a kick start to my day.

Masters Swim

Today was another good hard workout. I missed just 100m on the 3X200 pull set. It was too hard for me to keep up with my lanemates who were using the paddles. On the 4X150 (50 kick/ 100 swim) I hung in the best I could on the first 2 and then I put on fins to catch up on the last two.

Masters Swim

This was the last Friday of the month, so I swam in a different lane with some different lane mates. As a result, I pretty much did the workout on my own while my lane mates did whatever they chose to do. I needed just a little extra time at the end to finish the 200m cooldown that brought to the workout total of 2250m. I did a fair amount of all four strokes during the course of the workout.

Masters Swim

If I recall the entire workout today, we did 6X50 drill and swim, 200 IM, 2X50 kick, 300 pull, 2X50 kick, 4X100 IM, 2X50 kick, 5X100 crawl, 2X50 kick, 100 easy. I was pretty beat on the 4th and 5th 100, but still happy to get such a good workout. The workout overall was challenging and enjoyable.

Masters Swim

I was up very early this morning. I worked for a couple of hours before the swim workout. I did have an inkling to just keep working and do a different workout later in the day. But, I decided it would be better to get to the workout. As it turns out, the coach wasn't there today and I put together my own workout. I'm still glad that I completed the workout early in the day.

Masters Swim

I knew that I didn't want to miss any more swim workouts and that I needed to make sure to get to the pool today. Since I had missed two weeks I decided to move back down one lane. I had a great workout today and was reminded once again how much I love getting up early and getting in my workout.

Masters Swim

I didn't get to bed early enough last night and then I didn't get a good night's sleep. But, I still held my motivation fast and made it to the workout. As usual, I was totally glad that I did. I didn't have to deal with all the impossible breath work like last week's workout. This workout was somewhat easier on that account, but I definitely still worked hard.