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  1. Sat., Oct. 6, 2012 BAMFest Meet Results

    by , October 6th, 2012 at 11:10 PM (Fast Food Makes for Fast Swimming!)
    Left Wenatchee mega mega early...about 4:15am or so, to travel across the mountains to the Seattle area. Met up with That Guy and That Guy's friend (yes he has one), and we carpooled to the ferry docks to save a bit of money.

    I was feeling okay during the meet warmup, but not 100% for sure. Not sure if it was the early morning, or the beatings that my body has been given at practices over the past month. Probably a bit of both. Oh well, you have to race anyway...


    200 Free - 1:56.95
    26.78 / 29.94
    30.16 / 30.07
    [nomedia="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XkXhkTZIZ8"]10-6-12 Bainbridge, WA - 200 SCY Free - YouTube[/nomedia]


    50 Back - 30.05
    This has been voted the #1 worst event to swim...will find you the actual reference at a later date.

    50 Free - 24.95
    I tied with That Guy in this one. We were in separate heats too. He got a best time, I had a worst time. Who wins?

    100 Free - 55.23
    26.47 / 28.76
    I seem to recall doing this very same time during my 5 x 100 @ 6:00 set on Thursday. I just couldn't get going!

    500 Free - 5:19.52
    29.17 / 32.26
    32.94 / 32.87
    32.86 / 32.77
    32.43 / 32.15
    31.71 / 30.36
    I was able to negative split this one 2:40/2:39 First time I've been able to do that. I didn't have a counter person either, and attempted counting for myself. I did sneak a peek on Kirk's counter during the race at length #9 and was correct on my counting, so I began to pick it up there. That's about the point my body started feeling good. The shorter length races just weren't working for me today.

    At least my freestyle race times seem to go "together" in a sense:
    50 - 24.95 (100 avg. 50.0)
    100 - 55.23 (100 avg. 55.2)
    200 - 1:56.95 (100 avg. 58.4)
    500 - 5:19.52 (100 avg. 1:03.9)

    Updated October 6th, 2012 at 11:42 PM by jaadams1 (Addition of video)

    Categories
    Swim Workouts , Daily Practices , Meets
  2. Friday 10/5/12

    Friday 10/5

    AM only SCY

    500 swim
    500 pull w/ buoy + strapless paddles + snorkel

    3x
    200 @ 2:30/2:20
    2x100 @ 1:15/1:10
    4x50 @ :45/:40

    First intervals were rounds 1 and 2, second intervals were round 3. Round 2 was kick w/ fins. Descend each distance to FAST

    100 EZ

    6x
    "push kick" :20/:40
    Lined up at flags with hands outstretched on partner's shoulders and kick for :20 or until you push partner to the wall (they kick against you) then take :40 and switch.

    100 EZ

    Total: 3000
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  3. 10.06.12 - Saturday workout

    by , October 6th, 2012 at 10:53 AM (Pete's swim blog)
    Swam at the Huntsville Nat w/ Dave, Dave, Mary, Bob and Sally. A cold front came through as we were swimming this morning. I was in the mid to upper 60s when I went to the pool. By the time my son's soccer game started, it was 50 degrees outside w/ a biting wind. The kids played great in the cool weather. Us coaches froze on the sidelines .

    SCY

    500 Warm up

    3 x 100 Free - 1:20
    200 Kick
    3 x 200 IM - 3:15
    400 Kick
    400 Pull
    3 x 200 Free - 3:00
    200 Pull
    3 x 100 IM - 1:45

    3 x 25 Fly - :30
    3 x 50 Free/Fly - :55
    3 x 75 Free/Fly/Free - 1:15
    6 x 50 Free - :50

    3 x 25 Bk - :30
    3 x 50 Free/Bk - :55
    3 x 75 Free/Bk/Free - 1:15
    3 x 100 Free - 1:30

    3 x 25 Br - :30
    3 x 50 Free/Br - :55
    Had to bail out here and get to my soccer games.

    175 Cool down

    (5400 Total)
    Categories
    Swim Workouts
  4. first swim post sick

    had some sinus issue all week. swam 1.5 mile this morning .

    it felt good to be back in the pool after a week of feeling sick. first half of the swim i felt feeble. second half i could feel my energy come back. and this is probably the first time in a week that my sinuses were clear.

    Categories
    Swim Workouts