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Workout Wednesday: Freestyle Base

Workout Wednesday: Freestyle Base

1×600 25 kick, 75 drill 4×125 middle 75 kick :15 seconds rest 8×25 15 meter underwater kick, 10 yards swim :15 seconds rest     4×250 steady a smooth, :15 seconds rest 4×200 negative split by 100, :20 seconds rest … Continue reading

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“Greatness”

As swimmers, we are all too often poked fun of because of what we do. The time we devote, the miles we train… All for that moment of glory. I would like to share this poem with you, because now … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Explore New Grounds

Workout Wednesday: Explore New Grounds

  1×200 Free/Back by 50’s :30 seconds rest 1×200 Free/Breast by 50’s :30 seconds rest 1×200 Free/Drill Fly by 50’s   (1 minute rest)   6×75 kick :10 seconds rest   (1 minute rest)   6×150 :20 seconds rest No … Continue reading

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Stroke Rate vs Distance per Stroke: Who is right?

Stroke Rate vs Distance per Stroke: Who is right?

 In recent years there has been an increasing tendency for coaches to push increasing DPS to improve swimmer’s performances. Yet, during the Olympic Games, in every freestyle event over the 50 meter sprint, one sees a variety of techniques used … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Swimming to be Solid Gold

Workout Wednesday: Swimming to be Solid Gold

1×400 free/stroke drill by 50’s 2×200 IM- 1 drill, 1 swim   4x100kick :10 seconds rest 4x100pull :15 seconds rest   4×250 dec 1-4 :20 seconds rest, dec to 400 pace 4×150 dec 1-4 :15 seconds rest, dec to 200 … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday: Olympic Dreams do come true…and they start in the workout

Workout Wednesday: Olympic Dreams do come true...and they start in the workout

Olympic Dreams do come true…and they start in the workout! 1×600 free/drill by 100′s 3×200 IM swim/drill by 25′s, 10 seconds rest 6×100 kick, 10 seconds rest 1 each x2- free, back, fly or breast 12×50, 10 seconds rest 2-free, … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday:Red, White & Blue

Workout Wednesday:Red, White & Blue

Happy Birthday America-Red, White and Blue Let’s celebrate as America turns 236 years old with a fun, but challenging workout.   Warm-up: 200 free, 300 kick, 600 IM (200 drill, 200 swim, 200 drill)   13 (stripes)x100 :15 seconds rest … Continue reading

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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: 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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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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