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Can I Even Call Myself A Swimmer Anymore? Workout

Slept in, yet again!  Well this has been a long week at work so I needed a few extra hours sleep.  This past week I did get new Splish bathing suits and some new goggles.  I ordered Barracuda HydroBat 17184-27302-TRacing Goggles which are my favorite brand from SwimOutlet.com.   I don't know why I like them over other goggles but I just feel comfortable with them while swimming.  I actually ordered a Clear Pair and Mirrored Pair (they called them Teal or Silver.)  So wanting to try out my new stuff I headed to the pool alone today.  No workout in mind just a quick swim before lunch.

Slowly Warm Up:

200 Swim

200 Kick

Then 6x50's Pulling on 60.  I used the Sporti paddles since I forgot to get new straps for the other paddles.  Ugh! 

1    :39.8     50     1:20
2    :39.0     50     1:18
3    :39.5     50     1:19
4    :40.6     50     1:21
5    :41.3     50     1:23
6    :40.3     50     1:20

Like I said I'm slow these days.  Plus I was enjoying the sun for a change.  No need to push myself too much.  (300/700)

Then I did another 200 Kick.  (200/900)

Finsihed up with 3x100's IM on 1:45.  I should have done 4 but that is all I could do.  I'm out of swim shape.

1    1:23.3     100     1:23
2    1:23.4     100     1:23
3    1:22.3     100     1:22

I felt good but slow.  I wasn't really there to kill myuself I just wanted to be in the water.  I have a crazy month coming up in April so I might be stuck on the once a week swim thing for a bit. (300/1200)  At least I got some swim in.

My Progress for Go The Distance 2014
Month    Total Distance
Jan    2.76 miles (=4,850 yards, =4,435 meters)
Feb    4.15 miles (=7,300 yards, =6,675 meters)
Mar    3.04 miles (=5,350 yards, =4,892 meters)
Total    9.94 miles (=17,500 yards, =16,002 meters)

Umm...I swam less yards in three months then I use to in one month.  I use to swim 3,500 yards in one workout.  I'm a bit frustrated at myself but at least I'm in shape out of the pool.  I'm teaching lots of spin classes and a few other strength classes.  So I'm in the best shape ever but no running anymore and very little swimming.  I'm hoping to at some point drop a few classes so I can swim at least one or two times a week.  


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