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Today
Partly Cloudy High 91FLow 69F
  • Temp: 81F
  • Hum: 70%
  • W: 14mph NW
SUNDAY
Light rain shower
High 91F
Low 71F
MONDAY
Patchy rain nearby
High 87F
Low 72F
TUESDAY
Moderate or heavy rain shower
High 87F
Low 73F
WEDNESDAY
Moderate or heavy rain shower
High 92F
Low 76F
Swim
  • 1h 00m
  • 1650.00 yards
  • 02m /100 yards

74F 95% E@8mph
Tsunami Masters @ Arlington Pool
200 swim
150 kick
50 swim
6 x 125 pull @ 2:30
6 x 50 kick (FR, FL, BR, FR, FL, FR)
200 swim
Extra Masters Saturday practice sandwiched in the middle of the youth team groups.
Mixed up the kick set with some BR and FL kick (tip drill: six kicks with arms to side; scull to breathe, 3 repeats/25
On pull sets concentrated on maintaining perfect form.

Swim
  • 1h 30m
  • 2100.00 yards
  • 01m 40s /100 yards

73F 100% ENE@6mph
Tsunami Masters @ Arlington w/ coach Ira
200 swim
100 kick
200 swim
6 x 100 (25 right, 25 left, 25 catch up, 25 swim) on 2:30
10 x 50 (1 fast, 1 ez, 2 fast, 1 ez, 2 fast, 1 ez, 1 fast, 1 ez) on 1:15
2 x [6 x 25 (2 fast, 1 ez, 2 fast, 2 ez)] on 0:40
100 kick
100 ez warm down
Focus notes: Arm extension, scapula extension/shoulder foreward. early catch keeping, vertical forearm, hand/forearm alignment. curvilinear pull path. Left side breathing, Keeping stroke length during sprints.
Had lane to myself, to minimal socializing and just got on with it.

Re-thinking weekend workouts one week ahead of Venice Sprint Tri.  Masters practice from 7-8 on Sat morning, so may do Swim/Bike brick with 15-20 mile blke.

Had planned to do Bike/Run brick on Sun, but might be weather dependent on tropical storm/hurricane Erika.

Run
  • 41m 49s
  • 3.00 miles
  • 13m 56s /Mi

75F 89% SE@8mph
3:1 McMillan Long Pace
380 cal
14:08.50
14:31.98
13:06.82
00:02.05
Tried to focus on tempo. Pushed a bit harder last mile. Felt better; no aches or pains. Tried out new Nike shorts with shorter inseam to see if any chafing issues - a little. Prob will not wear them for HM/long training runs.

  1. Tsunami Masters yesterday morning with Sheila Taormina on deck. Sheila is explaining one of her favorite drills, one-arm stroke using a kickboard. Note a couple of "victims" doing tubing drills.

Swim
  • 1h 15m
  • 1550.00 yards
  • 02m /100 yards

81 79 NW@4mph
Tsunami Masters @ Arlington w/ Sheila T
2 x 200 swim
150 kick
4 x 75 swim
5 x 100 drill as:
25-4 kicks on each stroke on side
25-3 kicks every 3rd stroke on side
25-catch up stroke
25 swim
3 x 50 one-arm drill w/ kick board
Tubing bench
2 x 25 all out

Run
  • 43m 13s
  • 3.04 miles
  • 14m 12s /Mi

79F 89% N@0mph
3:1 McMillan Long Pace
378 cal
14:10.78
14:37.00
13:56.67
00:29.45

Swim
  • 1h 30m
  • 1750.00 yards
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82F 89% N@0mph
Tsunami Masters @ Arlington with Sheila Taormina.
2 x (100 swim, 50 kick, 100 IM drill)
5 x (150 swim, 50 kick @ 4:45)
Tubing session on bench
6 x 25 Fly drill (3 x kick, one full stroke, 3-second glide)
2 x 25 Breast
2 x 25 Free
Need to increase reach on FR catch. FL drill went well and was fun - three cycles/25yd
Sheila complemented my BK. :)

Decided I needed a rest day.

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  • Venice YMCA Triathlon (Triathlon)
    9/5/2015 Venice, Florida
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