Author Archives: Brooke Bennett

Calm Your Race Day Jitters

Calm Your Race Day Jitters

On your marks….get set….GOOOOOO!!! Once you hear the starter say those words followed by the sound of the buzzer, there is no turning back….you are now in the driver’s seat. But what gets you ready for that moment to race? … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Time to Work the Legs

Workout Wednesday: Time to Work the Legs

Warm up: 400 free 8×50 kick :10seconds rest 400 free 4×100 kick :10 seconds rest (2 minutes rest) Slide on your FINIS Fins: 4×300 :20seconds rest Odd: 100 kick/100 swim/100 kick Even: 100 swim/100 kick/100 swim (2 minutes rest) Stroke … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Hypoxic Breathing

Workout Wednesday: Hypoxic Breathing

1×400 Free :30 seconds rest 1×400 IM/drill by 50′s :30 seconds rest 1×200 kick/skull by 50′s (1 minute rest) 4×250 pulling gear and FINIS snorkel :10 seconds rest *if you don’t have a snorkel breathe every 5th stroke (1 minute … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Speed Time

Workout Wednesday: Speed Time

After some longER workouts, let’s break it down and have some FUN with speed…. Taya Fagan Photography(c) Get the blood flowing; warm-up 600- swim, drill, skull by 50’s 4×100 kick free/choice by 100’s :10 seconds rest   8×75       :15 … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Long & Smooth

Workout Wednesday; long & smooth…nothing fast, but your chance to think breathing, tempo and perfect strokes. Warm-Up 100 kick 200 drill IM 300 free 100 kick 200 choice drill 300 free 800 free- paddles & buoy (snorkel optional),  :30 seconds … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Blossom into a Better Swimmer

Warm-up: 1200 (repeat below twice) 400 free breathing every 3 200 drill by 50′s; finger tip drag drill- (concentrate on high elbow) & Six kick side drill- (long smooth, extenuate rotation of hips, finish pull all the way) Kick/skull (4 … Continue reading

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The Balancing Act; Between Career & Training

The Balancing Act; Between Career & Training

A task that presents new challenges on a daily basis. But show it no fear, it can be done. Whether your reaching the top of your sport, or you’re the weekend warrior, you must develop time management skills. As a … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Mindset of a Champion

The Mindset of a Champion Warm-up 100 swim, 200 IM drill, 300 pull—>300 swim, 200 stroke (no free), 100 kick 3×200 pull :25 secs rest 3×100 paddles only :15 second rest 3×100 swim dec 1-3 :10 seconds rest 100 easy … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Pot Luck

This weeks workout I’m titling it Pot Luck. It is a little bit of everything…enjoy! Warm-up 200 free 100 IM/drill 50 kick 50 free 100 IM/swim 200 kick Breath Control 9×100 :15 seconds rest, breath pattern By 100′s- 3, 5, … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Let’s Work That Upper Body

In this weeks workout we are going to really work your upper body. As we know in swimming having upper body strength is VERY important….so let’s work that upper body!! Warm-up: 2x:          1×200 free 1×100 drill/choice … Continue reading

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