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Fun Fridayby gavin on Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:23.

warm up

 

4x (25 underwater flutter kick

      25 flutter kick fly

      25 underwater dolphin kick

      25 flutter kick breaststroke

      25 head-up free) all with fins

 

4x (4x 25 undrwater shooters, odd flutter kick, even dolphin kick)

     Round 1 with 2 pairs of DragSox45 and fins @ :45

     Round 2 with 1 pair of DragSox45 and fins @ :40

     Round 3 no gear @ :30

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Fun 25'sby gavin on Wed, 01/11/2012 - 09:58.

wu + drills

5 minute Vertical Kick with DragSox™60

 

8x 25 fast/ez, ez/fast

 

6x 25 partner tow, as 12.5 tow, 12.5 sprint

 

Olympic Wave

4x   ( 2x 25 sprint swim with fins and VoloBlades™60

         2x 25 srint swim, no gear, riding wave )

50 ez

 

50 sprint swim with fins and VoloBlades™60

75 ez

25 sprint swim with fins and VloBlades™60

 

200 ez drill/ swim

cd

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Power Sprintsby gavin on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:01.

wu + drills

 

Strip Down and Assisted

6x ( 6x 25 @ :45 odd fast, even ez )

DragSox™60, VoloBlades™60, Fins

DragSox™60, VoloBlades™60

DragSox™60

No Gear

VoloBlades™60

VoloBlades™60, Fins

 

200 ez swim/ drills

 

Power Sprints: Riding the Wave

5x ( odds 10 push-ups + 25 sprint

       even 10 pull-outs + 25 sprint )

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Surf's Upby gavin on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 14:16.

Today's plan was to do drills and easy swimming.  I guess I should know better when Rolandas is around.  Just as I got to the pool, they were starting a set of 8x 25 sprint kick with fins @ :45.  Since it was too crowed in the lap swim lanes, I jumped in for 5 of the sprint kicks.  It was sure a tough way to warm up... especially since I did them all no-breath!  After that I was definitely ready for my easy swimming and drills! 

 

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The Olympic Waveby gavin on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 15:07.

I have no idea what it's like to be an elite swimmer!  However, today a got a taste for speed.... yes, the real speed of an Olympian.  Have you ever ridden a wave?  Well, Rolandas came up with a great idea while hanging on the wall just after swimming a 25 with a stretch cord, ready to swim a 25 fast with the assistance of the cord pulled all the way across the pool.  The mission, ride his wave... who, me! ... the plan, I go first and Rolandas takes off after me... my goal, stay right on his wave as close to him as I can as he's passing.

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