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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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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: 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: 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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Lara Jackson Boxing Her Way Towards Trials

Lara Jackson Boxing Her Way Towards Trials

Running, lifting, yoga, pilates, and…boxing? Cross training is a part of almost every Olympic hopefuls training regimen and FINIS’ Lara Jackson chooses boxing as her cross training activity. Lara is a firm believer that boxing is a great cross fit … 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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Tracking & Logging in Open Water

In Tracking and Logging Your Training I blogged about the importance of keeping and studying a training log for clues about ways to tweak your training program. Tracking and logging training swims begins to take on a whole new level … Continue reading

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