Swimmer on a Mission: Day 29

28 August 2014

Hello all, friends and family! Workout below the fold! No workout Tuesday because of gaming. But workout from Wednesday! Short day in the water, but that’s because I did dry land right after! Read the rest of this entry »

Swimmer on a Mission: Days 26–28

26 August 2014

Swimming on Monday.

2-1-2 x 2
4 x 200 kick, 1 IM stroke per 200
4 x 200 KDSD, ditto
200 broken backward IM on 1 min
200 easy

Swimming on Saturday and Lifting before!
3 times through the following set:
10 × bench press, 20 lb per arm
10 × one armed row over bench, 25 lbs
10 × vertical bench press, 20 lb per arm
10 × tris, both arms, 20 lb

Then for swimming,
2 × 2-1-2, free/back, IM
Dink around for a 500, because arms

Total: 1500 meters

Monday: arms still are sore, and I had some bad shoulder twinges today during the time in the water. Probably the fly dominance of today’s workout.

2 × 2-1-2, free/back, IM
10 &times 50 @ 1:10, free/fly
4 &times 200 kick @ approximately 4:40, RIMO
300 fly drill
200 scull/back/pull

Total: 2800 meters

Swimmer on a Mission: Days 22–25

15 August 2014

No workout on Tuesday. Gave blood in the morning. Also no workout on Friday; got blood drawn for bloodwork.
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Swimmer on a Mission: Days 19–21

11 August 2014

Big news! Today marks the end of the month since I started swimming (June 12, 2014). That’s 21 days of activity (defined as hiking or swimming) over the span of 31 days! I haven’t really been losing weight, but I feel faster each and every day, which means my body is adapting. Read the rest of this entry »

Swimmer on a Mission: Day 18

8 August 2014

No swimming yesterday. I’m feeling stronger already, and I can already tell that my body is adapting. I can flex my (upper arm) muscles today and they feel nice. ;o… I modified the set from Wednesday a little bit just to hit a nice and even 3000. Here, have some workout: Read the rest of this entry »

Swimmer on a Mission: Day 17

6 August 2014

Didn’t workout yesterday since I woke up feeling someone had beat me up yesterday morning. But today was good—did a set that was apparently a master’s set. And I’m feeling faster every day! :D Read the rest of this entry »

Swimmer on a Mission: Days 13–16

4 August 2014

It’s been a bit. I just wasn’t motivated to post, but I have been working out! Have not 1, not 2, not 3, but four (yes, count ‘em), four workouts! The days were Friday through today. All in all, delicious butterfly is making its way more and more into my sets. Read the rest of this entry »


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