Lazing on the Weekend

I missed a whole 3 days of workout last week! From Friday – Sunday I didn’t swim, bike, or run.  But I did do a lot of walking.  I went to visit my boyfriend in NY and we must have walked 10 miles.  I guess that is considered exercise.  My legs are a little sore from that.  I also wanted...

Monday Swim Practice – Drafting

Yesterday I had swim practice.  We did 400 meter warmup 100 meter non stop swim in circles 200 meter drafting swim in circles 20 x 25 meter swimming with pullboy and paddles, rest 45 seconds 200 meter cool down I was pretty tired afterwards.  I’m looking forward to the open water swims which...

Wednesday Swim Practice – 1500 meter time trials

Today in swim class we did a 400 meter warmup followed by a 1500 meter time trial.  Basically 60 lengths of the pool or touch the side of the wall 30 times.  The coach was trying to break it down for us.  I have a seriously hard time remembering my counts and have to consciously make up a story around...

Searching for Swimming Practice in Open Water

I was going to a swimming clinic twice a week in a pool for about 4 weeks.   The pool sessions are ending next week and graduating to swimming in open water.  But now they are only swimming once a week.  I want to continue to swim twice a week otherwise I will lose the swim endurance that I so painfully...