Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Great IM workout

I wasn't even sure if I was going to swim today, because I sprained my ankle a couple of days ago and it is still hurting pretty badly. I decided to warm up, then see how my ankle felt. After 300 yards, I couldn't feel my foot at all, so I decided to go ahead and do my workout. 

  300 yards mix up strokes
  500 dolphin kick on the back with fins, working body roll and abs
  8 X 50 sprint kicks, IM order
Main Set: 
  5 X 400 IM work strokes- No cheating (one arm fly, pulling ropes for back, etc.) on 7:30
  5 X 200 IM hold pace on 3:45 
  5 X 100 IM sprint on 2:00
  500 kick choice
  300 swim choice- stretch out 

Total yards= 6,000 

It is not a lot of yardage, but I was proud of my 400s IM; I've never really done them before and I did 5 good ones today. 

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