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Breaststroke Controlled Descend Set

Mini meet coming up this Sunday, so while I’m not doing an official taper I did want to practice some breaststroke at race pace.

WARMUP: 1000
500 kick/swim with fins.

200 breast kick, various positions

300 with pull buoy alternating 25 scull in various positions with 25 swim

MAIN SET: 600
8 X 75 breast, with calculated descend down to race pace for 100-yard breast
First 6 X 75 were on approx. 30 seconds rest. On final 2 X 75, waited till heart rate fell below 100.
#1: Tempo Trainer set to beep every 26 seconds [went 1:18]
#2: TT set @ 25 seconds [went 1:15]
#3: TT set @ 24 seconds [went 1:12]
#4: TT set @ 23 seconds [went 1:09]
#5: TT set @ 22 seconds [went 1:06]
#6: TT set @ 21 seconds [went 1:03]
#7: From the blocks, with TT set @ 20 seconds [went 1:00+]
#8: From the blocks, with TT set @ 19 seconds [went ~:59]

WARMDOWN: 400 EZ pull and swim

Total Yardage: 2000