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07/27/06 Getting Into Taper

Did some familiar sets today, but took a bit more rest than usual and tried to swim faster.

WARMUP: 700
With Zura Alpha fins:
100 dolphin on stomach
100 flutter
100 dolphin on back
200 EZ free/back

200 breast kick, various positions, including eggbeater and single leg

KICK SET: 400 + 200
4 X 100 breast kick on 2:30 with a standard kickboard. Descend time. [Went 1:42…1:37…1:34…1:30]

200 EZ swim — free and back

FLY SET: 450 + 250
With fins and Tempo Trainer set at 1:60, three times through the following, all on :40 sendoff:
25 alt cycle breast/cycle fly
25 2L/2R fly…switch to fly
25 Karla drill
25 2L/2R fly…switch to fly
25 of 3 strokes fly…switch to free
25 2L/2R fly…switch to fly

250 EZ swim with fins to recover

BREAST SET: 250 + 250
5 X 50 breast on 1:15 sendoff
#1: TT set at 1:70…8 strokes/length…:41
#2: TT set at 1:65…8-9 strokes/length…:40
#3: TT set at 1:60…9 strokes/length…:40
#4: TT set at 1:55…9 strokes/length…:40
#5 No TT…10 strokes/length…:39

250 EZ recovery — free/backk

BREAST SET #2: 100
4 X 25 breast on :40 sendoff
10 and 11 strokes…19…18…19…17.5

WARMDOWN: 400
400 pull, rotating through 25 back…25 breast…50 free breathing every 2/every 5

3 starts from the block

Total Yardage: 3000